Mono-dispersed palladium nanoparticles, which were coated with polymer, were prepared and their hydrogen absorption properties were investigated. The averaged diameter of the prepared particles was estimated to be 2.6 ± 0. 4 nm from a TEM photograph. By measurement of hydrogen pressure-composition isotherms, the hydrogen solubility of the Pd particles was determined to be 0.5 H per Pd. In the isotherms, plateau-like region was observed in the temperature rang of 303 to 393 K, indicating the coexistence of solid solution and hydride phases in the Pd nanoparticles in this temperature range.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Materials Chemistry
- Polymers and Plastics