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Nanostructured transition metal oxides useful for water oxidation catalysis

United States Patent

December 24, 2013
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The present invention provides for a composition comprising a nanostructured transition metal oxide capable of oxidizing two H.sub.2O molecules to obtain four protons. In some embodiments of the invention, the composition further comprises a porous matrix wherein the nanocluster of the transition metal oxide is embedded on and/or in the porous matrix.
Frei; Heinz M. (Berkeley, CA), Jiao; Feng (Newark, DE)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
13/ 575,829
January 27, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT The invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.