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Title: Conducting metal oxide and metal nitride nanoparticles

Conducting metal oxide and nitride nanoparticles that can be used in fuel cell applications. The metal oxide nanoparticles are comprised of for example, titanium, niobium, tantalum, tungsten and combinations thereof. The metal nitride nanoparticles are comprised of, for example, titanium, niobium, tantalum, tungsten, zirconium, and combinations thereof. The nanoparticles can be sintered to provide conducting porous agglomerates of the nanoparticles which can be used as a catalyst support in fuel cell applications. Further, platinum nanoparticles, for example, can be deposited on the agglomerates to provide a material that can be used as both an anode and a cathode catalyst support in a fuel cell.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1415027
Assignee:
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,850,140
Application Number:
13/321,325
Contract Number:
FG02-03ER46072
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 May 20
Research Org:
Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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