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Method for producing electricity using a platinum-ruthenium-palladium catalyst in a fuel cell

United States Patent

January 27, 2004
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A method for producing electricity using a fuel cell that utilizes a ternary alloy composition as a fuel cell catalyst, the ternary alloy composition containing platinum, ruthenium and palladium. The alloy shows increased activity as compared to well-known catalysts.
Gorer; Alexander (Sunnyvale, CA)
Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA)
10/ 223,942
November 25, 2002
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This was made with Government support under grant number DE-FG03-97ER82492 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.