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Composite metal membrane

United States Patent

5,738,708
April 14, 1998
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A composite metal membrane including a first metal layer of Group IVB met or Group VB metals, the first metal layer sandwiched between two layers of an oriented metal of palladium, platinum or alloys thereof is provided together with a process for the recovery of hydrogen from a gaseous mixture including contacting a hydrogen-containing gaseous mixture with a first side of a nonporous composite metal membrane including a first metal of Group IVB metals or Group VB metals, the first metal layer sandwiched between two layers of an oriented metal of palladium, platinum or alloys thereof, and, separating hydrogen from a second side of the nonporous composite metal membrane.
Peachey; Nathaniel M. (Espanola, NM), Dye; Robert C. (Los Alamos, NM), Snow; Ronny C. (Los Alamos, NM), Birdsell; Stephan A. (Los Alamos, NM)
The Regents of the University of California Office of Technology Transfer (Alameda, CA)
08/ 484,801
June 7, 1995
This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.