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Polysulfide intercalated layered double hydroxides for metal capture applications

United States Patent

April 4, 2017
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Polysulfide intercalated layered double hydroxides and methods for their use in vapor and liquid-phase metal capture applications are provided. The layered double hydroxides comprise a plurality of positively charged host layers of mixed metal hydroxides separated by interlayer spaces. Polysulfide anions are intercalated in the interlayer spaces.
Kanatzidis; Mercouri G. (Wilmette, IL), Ma; Shulan (Beijing, CN)
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
14/ 715,768
May 19, 2015
REFERENCE TO GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under DMR1104965 awarded by the National Science Foundation and DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the Department of Energy (Subcontract 00127985 Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC to Northwestern University). The government has certain rights in the invention.