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Catalysts for low temperature oxidation

United States Patent

March 1, 2016
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The invention provides a composite catalyst containing a first component and a second component. The first component contains nanosized gold particles. The second component contains nanosized platinum group metals. The composite catalyst is useful for catalyzing the oxidation of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen, and other pollutants at low temperatures.
Toops; Todd J. (Knoxville, TN), Parks, III; James E. (Knoxville, TN), Bauer; John C. (Paducah, KY)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
14/ 231,828
April 1, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and UT-Battelle, LLC.