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Manganese oxide nanowires, films, and membranes and methods of making

United States Patent

February 15, 2011
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Nanowires, films, and membranes comprising ordered porous manganese oxide-based octahedral molecular sieves and methods of making the same are disclosed. A method for forming nanowires includes hydrothermally treating a chemical precursor composition in a hydrothermal treating solvent to form the nanowires, wherein the chemical precursor composition comprises a source of manganese cations and a source of counter cations, and wherein the nanowires comprise ordered porous manganese oxide-based octahedral molecular sieves.
Suib; Steven Lawrence (Storrs, CT), Yuan; Jikang (Storrs, CT)
The University of Connecticut (Farmington, CT)
12/ 209,252
September 12, 2008
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Grant No. DE-FG02-86ER13662.A0000.