Soft Landing of Size-selected Nanoparticles on Carbon Electrodes for O2 Reduction Catalysis

G.E. Johnson, R. Colby, S. Lea, M. Engelhard, D. Du, Y. Lin, J. Laskin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US

Keywords: soft landing, magnetron sputtering, gas aggregation, catalysis, oxygen reduction


We demonstrate the capabilities of a new instrument to produce well defined complex alloy nanoparticles through magnetron sputtering and gas aggregation and then deposit them onto carbon surfaces through ion soft landing. We focus on materials that are relevant to oxygen reduction catalysis.