Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

CARBON DIOXIDE TRANSFORMATION FACILITATED BY EARTH ABUNDANT METALS

United States Patent Application

20170016126
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Novel complexes of various earth-abundant, inexpensive transition or main group metals that facilitate the transformation of carbon dioxide into other more useful organic products. These complexes can bind and alter the CO.sub.2 at mild conditions of temperature and pressure, enabling, according to some embodiments, the electrochemical conversion of CO.sub.2 into new products.
Kemp, Richard (Albuquerque, NM), Dickie, Diane A. (Albuquerque, NM), Donovan, Elizabeth S. (Albuquerque, NM), Barry, Brian (Dubuque, IA)
15/ 123,900
March 3, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING GOVERNMENT SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Grant No. LDRD 151300 awarded by the Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories, and Grant Nos. CHE09-11110 and CHE-1213529 awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.