Pr Nicolas Alonso-Vante, Dr Aldo Rodriguez Gago and Ma Jiwei filed a new patent for methanol fuel cells.
The patent is entitled “HIGHLY EFFICIENT AND METHANOL-TOLERANT NANOPARTICLES AS CATALYST FOR THE REDUCTION OF OXYGEN AT THE CATHODE OF A DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL”
This is very effective NANOPARTICLES with methanol as the catalyst for the reduction of oxygen to the cathode of fuel cell methanol.
In the present work, the inventors have developed highly efficient nanoparticles and methanol as catalyst for the reduction of oxygen to the cathode of a fuel cell and the direct methanol process to synthesize these nanoparticles.
Nanoparticulate composition: cluster metal chalcogenide + sub-monolayer (Pt-Se, S-Pt).