Metal Carbides and Methods of Making the Same

Frederick Baddour (Inventor), Anurag Kumar (Inventor), Kurt Van Allsburg (Inventor), Daniel Ruddy (Inventor), Susan Habas (Inventor), Andrew Royappa (Inventor), Brittney Petel (Inventor), Claire Nimlos (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to a method for producing a metal carbide, where the method includes thermally treating a molecular precursor in an oxygen-free environment, such that the treating produces the metal carbide and the molecular precursor includes ##STR00001## where M is the metal of the metal carbide, N* includes nitrogen or a nitrogen-containing functional group, and x is between zero and six, inclusively.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,629,058 B2
Filing date18/04/23
StatePublished - 2023

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-86052


  • branched hydrocarbon
  • molecular precursor
  • straight-chained hydrocarbon


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