Chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have been awarded three patents for developing catalysts to accelerate chemical reactions in fuel cells. The newly patented catalysts, as well as a method for making a particular type of catalyst with a thin layer of platinum, could greatly reduce the cost and increase the [...]

Source: Ecology Today

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