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Title: Non-PGM cathode catalysts for fuel cell application derived from heat treated heteroatomic amines precursors

Abstract

A method of preparing M-N--C catalysts utilizing a sacrificial support approach and inexpensive and readily available polymer precursors as the source of nitrogen and carbon is disclosed. Exemplary polymer precursors include non-porphyrin precursors with no initial catalytic activity. Examples of suitable non-catalytic non-porphyrin precursors include, but are not necessarily limited to low molecular weight precursors that form complexes with iron such as 4-aminoantipirine, phenylenediamine, hydroxysuccinimide, ethanolamine, and the like.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
STC.UNM, Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1353065
Patent Number(s):
9,634,331
Application Number:
14/126,788
Assignee:
STC.UNM CHO
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jun 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Serov, Alexey, Halevi, Barr, Artyushkova, Kateryna, Atanassov, Plamen B, and Martinez, Ulises A. Non-PGM cathode catalysts for fuel cell application derived from heat treated heteroatomic amines precursors. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Serov, Alexey, Halevi, Barr, Artyushkova, Kateryna, Atanassov, Plamen B, & Martinez, Ulises A. Non-PGM cathode catalysts for fuel cell application derived from heat treated heteroatomic amines precursors. United States.
Serov, Alexey, Halevi, Barr, Artyushkova, Kateryna, Atanassov, Plamen B, and Martinez, Ulises A. Tue . "Non-PGM cathode catalysts for fuel cell application derived from heat treated heteroatomic amines precursors". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1353065.
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abstractNote = {A method of preparing M-N--C catalysts utilizing a sacrificial support approach and inexpensive and readily available polymer precursors as the source of nitrogen and carbon is disclosed. Exemplary polymer precursors include non-porphyrin precursors with no initial catalytic activity. Examples of suitable non-catalytic non-porphyrin precursors include, but are not necessarily limited to low molecular weight precursors that form complexes with iron such as 4-aminoantipirine, phenylenediamine, hydroxysuccinimide, ethanolamine, and the like.},
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