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Title: Nanoporous materials for reducing the over potential of creating hydrogen by water electrolysis

Disclosed is an electrolyzer including an electrode including a nanoporous oxide-coated conducting material. Also disclosed is a method of producing a gas through electrolysis by contacting an aqueous solution with an electrode connected to an electrical power source, wherein the electrode includes a nanoporous oxide-coated conducting material.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1257343
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI) ANL
Patent Number(s):
9,365,939
Application Number:
13/149,298
Contract Number:
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 May 31
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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