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High surface area graphene-supported metal chalcogenide assembly

United States Patent

April 25, 2017
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Disclosed here is a method for hydrocarbon conversion, comprising contacting at least one graphene-supported assembly with at least one hydrocarbon feedstock, wherein the graphene-supported assembly comprises (i) a three-dimensional network of graphene sheets crosslinked by covalent carbon bonds and (ii) at least one metal chalcogenide compound disposed on the graphene sheets, wherein the chalcogen of the metal chalcogenide compound is selected from S, Se and Te, and wherein the metal chalcogenide compound accounts for at least 20 wt. % of the graphene-supported assembly.
Worsley; Marcus A. (Hayward, CA), Kuntz; Joshua D. (Livermore, CA), Orme; Christine A. (Oakland, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
15/ 011,228
January 29, 2016
FEDERAL FUNDING STATEMENT The United States Government has rights in the invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.