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HIGHLY ACTIVE THERMALLY STABLE NANOPOROUS GOLD CATALYST

United States Patent Application

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20130337995
9,522,387
A1
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In one embodiment, a system includes a nanoporous gold structure and a plurality of oxide particles deposited on the nanoporous gold structure; the oxide particles are characterized by a crystalline phase. In another embodiment, a method includes depositing oxide nanoparticles on a nanoporous gold support to form an active structure and functionalizing the deposited oxide nanoparticles.
Biener, Juergen (San Leandro, CA), Wittstock, Arne (Livermore, CA), Biener, Monika M. (San Leandro, CA), Bagge-Hansen, Michael (Livermore, CA), Baeumer, Marcus (Bremen, DE), Wichmann, Andre (Bremen, DE), Neuman, Bjoern (Hamburg, DE)
13/ 918,738
June 14, 2013
[0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.