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United States Patent Application

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The invention provides thin, hydrogen-permeable, sulfur-resistant membranes formed from palladium or palladium-alloy coatings on porous, ceramic or metal supports. Also disclosed are methods of making these membranes via sequential electroless plating techniques.
WAY, J. DOUGLAS (Boulder, CO), Lusk, Mark (Golden, CO), Thoen, Paul (Littleton, CO)
Colorado School of Mines (Golden CO)
13/ 356,410
January 23, 2012
GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with Government support under grant number DE-FG26-03NT41792 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (from the University Coal Research Program, grant number DE-FG03-93ER14363 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and grant number W56HZV-06-C-0077 awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Government has certain rights in this invention.