Functionalized Metal Chalcogenides of Partially it Crystalline Phase

Hanyu Zhang (Inventor), Eric Benson (Inventor), Jeffrey Blackburn (Inventor), Elisa Link (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a metal chalcogenide having a surface and a ligand, where the ligand is covalently bound to the surface. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, the metal chalcogenide may be defined by MX.sub.z, where Z is between 1 and 3, inclusively, M (a metal) includes at least one of Sc, Zr, Hf, Zr, Ti, Nb, Ta, V, Mo, Cr, Re, W, S, Pt, Fe, Cu, Sb, In, Zn, Cd, P, and/or Mn, and X (a chalcogenide) includes at least one of S, Se, and/or Te.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,028,271 B2
Filing date8/06/21
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5K00-80319


  • lower cost catalyst
  • metal chalcogenide


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