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Pd/V.sub.2O.sub.5 device for colorimetric H.sub.2 detection

United States Patent

September 2, 2008
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A sensor structure for chemochromic optical detection of hydrogen gas over a wide response range, that exhibits stability during repeated coloring/bleaching cycles upon exposure and removal of hydrogen gas, comprising: a glass substrate (20); a vanadium oxide layer (21) coated on the glass substrate; and a palladium layer (22) coated on the vanadium oxide layer.
Liu; Ping (San Diego, CA), Tracy; C. Edwin (Golden, CO), Pitts; J. Roland (Lakewood, CO), Smith, II; R. Davis (Golden, CO), Lee; Se-Hee (Lakewood, CO)
Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, MO)
10/ 239,977
May 5, 2001
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC3699GO10337 between the United States Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a division of the Midwest Research Institute.