Catalysts for hydrogen production

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Description

Embodiments of the present invention provide catalysts for production of hydrogen from methanol. In an embodiment, a Cu/Zn catalyst may be promoted by Zr and/or Ce, in addition to, in embodiments, Pd or another noble metal. In an embodiment, a chemical composition may have a Cu/Zn base catalyst with a promoter element of Ce, Zr, and/or Pd or another noble metal. Methods of producing hydrogen using such catalysts are also provided.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Catalysts for hydrogen production

Patent Number
  • US 7659227 B2

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Inventor
  • Eduardo E. Wolf

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Eduardo E. Wolf

Other Application
  • 11/752,190

Prior Publication Date
  • 2007-11-22

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20070269367 A1

Claims
  • 11

Classification (US Patent)
  • 502/304; 502/183; 502/184; 502/307; 502/318; 502/343;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • B01J 23/80 (20130101); B01J 23/83 (20130101); B01J 23/8953 (20130101); C01B 3/326 (20130101); C01B 2203/0233 (20130101); C01B 2203/1076 (20130101); C01B 2203/1094 (20130101); C01B 2203/1223 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • B01J 23/10 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2010-02-09

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

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