Nanostructured materials for electrochemical energy

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Lab team

The scientific work of the laboratory is related to the creation of functional materials for hydrogen energy. The laboratory team develops new methods for obtaining nanostructured platinum-containing catalysts for fuel cells, as well as determines the relationship between the structural electrochemical characteristics of materials. The study of the properties of materials is carried out by a wide range of modern physico-chemical methods. The ongoing work is interdisciplinary and combines the approaches of materials science, inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry.

  1. Liquid-phase method of synthesis of nanomaterials
  2. Cyclic voltammetry
  3. Long-term stress testing
  4. Linear voltammetry
  5. X-ray phase analysis
  6. High-resolution transmission microscopy
  7. Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  8. Thermogravimetry (TG)
Anastasia Alekseenko
Head of Laboratory
Vladimir Guterman 🥼 🤝
Principal researcher
Sergey Belenov
Leading researcher
Menshchikov, Vladislav S
Vladislav Menshchikov
Junior researcher
Pavlets, Angelina  Sergeevna
Angelina Pavlets
Junior researcher
Danilenko, Maria V
Maria Danilenko
Junior researcher
Mogychih, Elizaveta Antonovna
Elizaveta Mogychih
Junior researcher
Kirill Paperzh
Junior researcher
Alina Nevelskaya
Junior researcher
Irina Gerasimova
Junior researcher
Dmitry Mauer
Junior researcher
Alexeenko, Danil
Danil Alexeenko
Junior researcher
Kozhokar, Ekaterina Leonidovna
Ekaterina Kozhokar
Research intern

Research directions

Modification and creation of combined carbon carriers

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Processing of highly dispersed carbon carriers (N-doping). Production of combined carriers based on carbon and tin oxide.

Study of the kinetics (dynamics) of nucleation/growth of platinum nanoparticles in both solutions and suspensions

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Study of the kinetics (dynamics) of nucleation/growth of platinum nanoparticles in both solutions and suspensions
Investigation of the effect of UV irradiation on the nucleation and growth of platinum nanoparticles (Figure 1)

Production of new highly active catalysts based on bimetallic nanoparticles

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Production of new highly active catalysts based on bimetallic nanoparticles
Development of new methods for the synthesis of PtM/C (M = Cu, Co, Ni, Ru) electrocatalysts based on bimetallic nanoparticles with different structures: solid solution, shell-core, gradient. Figure 1 is a diagram of the multistage synthesis of catalysts based on gradient nanoparticles. Figures 2-4 - Transmission electron microscopy of bimetallic catalysts based on bimetallic nanoparticles with a shell-core structure. Figure 5 - Element mapping of the PtCu/C catalyst surface area.

Production of new highly efficient platinum-carbon (Pt/C) catalysts

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Production of new highly efficient platinum-carbon (Pt/C) catalysts
Optimization of existing and development of new synthesis methods with the ability to control the microstructure of the resulting catalysts. Increasing the uniformity of the distribution of platinum nanoparticles on the surface of the carbon carrier. Figure 1 - Platinum-carbon catalyst. Figures 2 and 3 - Transmission electron microscopy of Pt/C materials.

Publications and patents

Анастасия Анатольевна Алексеенко, Владимир Ефимович Гутерман, Сергей Валерьевич Беленов, Иван Николаевич Новомлинский, Владислав Сергеевич Меньщиков
RU2677283C1, 2019
Владимир Ефимович Гутерман, Иван Николаевич Новомлинский, Анастасия Анатольевна Алексеенко, Сергей Валерьевич Беленов, Галина Геннадьевна Цветкова, Елена Николаевна Балакшина
RU2616190, 2017

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Lab address

344033 Ростов-на-Дону, ул. Зорге, д. 7
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