Catalysts, Catalyst Supports and Methods of Making the Same

Derek Vardon (Inventor), Steven Christensen (Inventor), Katherine Hurst (Inventor), Amy Maurer (Inventor), Michael Griffin (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a core in the shape of a particle having a characteristic length between about one micron and about one millimeter, an active material that includes a noble metal deposited on a surface of the core, and a coating that includes a first metal-oxide, where the active material is positioned between the core and the coating, the active material has a diameter between about one nanometer and about 20 nanometers, and the coating has a thickness between greater than zero nanometers and about 20 nanometers.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,167,281 B2
Filing date9/11/21
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5K00-81444


  • catalyst supports
  • catalytic activity
  • cathodes
  • electrochemical anodes
  • solid catalysts


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