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Low-cost method for fabricating palladium and palladium-alloy thin films on porous supports

United States Patent

November 19, 2013
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A process for forming a palladium or palladium alloy membrane on a ceramic surface by forming a pre-colloid mixture comprising a powder palladium source, carrier fluid, dispersant and a pore former and a binder. Ultrasonically agitating the precolloid mixture and applying to a substrate with an ultrasonic nozzle and heat curing the coating form a palladium-based membrane.
Lee; Tae H. (Naperville, IL), Park; Chan Young (Naperville, IL), Lu; Yunxiang (Tonawanda, NY), Dorris; Stephen E. (La Grange Park, IL), Balachandran; Uthamalingham (Willowbrook, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 250,980
September 30, 2011
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The U.S. Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the U.S. Department of Energy and UChicago Argonne, LLC.