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Formulation and method for preparing gels comprising hydrous aluminum oxide

United States Patent

8,753,534
June 17, 2014
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Method of Preparing Hydrous Hafnium, Cerium, or Aluminum Oxide Gels and Spherules
Formulations useful for preparing hydrous aluminum oxide gels contain a metal salt including aluminum, an organic base, and a complexing agent. Methods for preparing gels containing hydrous aluminum oxide include heating a formulation to a temperature sufficient to induce gel formation, where the formulation contains a metal salt including aluminum, an organic base, and a complexing agent.
Collins; Jack L. (Knoxville, TN)
12/ 683,925
20110163265
January 7, 2010
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.