Patent Number: 8,609,573
Issued: December 17, 2013
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Abstract: The invention relates to methods of preparing metal particles on a support material, including platinum-containing nanoparticles on a carbon support. Such materials can be used as electrocatalysts, for example as improved electrocatalysts in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM-FCs).
Nwoga; Tochi Tudor (Ann Arbor, MI), Kawahara; Kazuo (Ann Arbor, MI), Li; Wen (Ypsilanti, MI), Song; Yujiang (Albuquerque, NM), Shelnutt; John A. (Tijeras, NM), Miller; James E. (Albuquerque, NM), Medforth; Craig John (Albuquerque, NM), Ueno; Yukiyoshi (Toyota, JP), Kawamura; Tetsuo (Toyota, JP)
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Erlanger, KY), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota, JP), Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Application Number: 12/
Filed: July 2, 2008
Government Interests: GOVERNMENT INTEREST
This invention was made with government support under CRADA No. SC04/01686 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.