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Method to produce catalytically active nanocomposite coatings

United States Patent

9,255,238
February 9, 2016
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Catalytically Active Nanocomposite Coatings
A nanocomposite coating and method of making and using the coating. The nanocomposite coating is disposed on a base material, such as a metal or ceramic; and the nanocomposite consists essentially of a matrix of an alloy selected from the group of Cu, Ni, Pd, Pt and Re which are catalytically active for cracking of carbon bonds in oils and greases and a grain structure selected from the group of borides, carbides and nitrides.
Erdemir; Ali (Naperville, IL), Eryilmaz; Osman Levent (Plainfield, IL), Urgen; Mustafa (Istanbul, TR), Kazmanli; Kursat (Istanbul, TR)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 250,760
September 30, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government claims certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the United States Government and the University of Chicago and/or pursuant to DE-AC02-06CHI1357 between the Untied States Government and UChicago Argonne, LLC representing Argonne National Laboratory.