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Highly active thermally stable nanoporous gold catalyst

United States Patent

December 20, 2016
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In one embodiment, a system includes a nanoporous gold structure and a plurality of oxide particles deposited on the nanoporous gold structure; the oxide particles are characterized by a crystalline phase. In another embodiment, a method includes depositing oxide nanoparticles on a nanoporous gold support to form an active structure and functionalizing the deposited oxide nanoparticles.
Biener; Juergen (San Leandro, CA), Wittstock; Arne (Livermore, CA), Biener; Monika M. (San Leandro, CA), Bagge-Hansen; Michael (Livermore, CA), Baeumer; Marcus (Bremen, DE), Wichmann; Andre (Bremen, DE), Neuman; Bjoern (Hamburg, DE)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
13/ 918,738
June 14, 2013
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.