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Thermally tolerant multilayer metal membrane

United States Patent

April 10, 2001
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A composite metal membrane including a first metal layer of a Group IVB or Group VB metal sandwiched between two layers of a Group VIIIB metal selected from the group consisting of palladium, platinum, nickel, rhodium, iridium, cobalt, and alloys thereof, and a non-continuous layer of a metal chalcogenide upon one layer of the Group VIIIB metal is disclosed together with a process for the recovery of hydrogen from a gaseous mixture using such a composite membrane and a process for forming such a composite metal membrane.
Dye; Robert C. (Los Alamos, NM), Snow; Ronny C. (Los Alamos, NM)
The Regents of the University of California (Los Alamo, NM)
09/ 336,263
June 18, 1999
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.