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Single-layer transition metal sulfide catalysts

United States Patent

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7,951,747
May 31, 2011
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Designer Catalysts for Next Generation Fuel Synthesis
Transition Metal Sulfides (TMS), such as molybdenum disulfide (MoS.sub.2), are the petroleum industry's "workhorse" catalysts for upgrading heavy petroleum feedstocks and removing sulfur, nitrogen and other pollutants from fuels. We have developed an improved synthesis technique to produce SLTMS catalysts, such as molybdenum disulfide, with potentially greater activity and specificity than those currently available. Applications for this technology include heavy feed upgrading, in-situ catalysis, bio-fuel conversion and coal liquefaction.
Thoma; Steven G. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
12/ 417,687
April 3, 2009
502/220 502/152502/221502/222
B01J 27/051 (20060101)B01J 27/049 (20060101)B01J 27/043 (20060101)B01J 37/00 (20060101)B01J 31/00 (20060101)C08F 4/02 (20060101)C08F 4/60 (20060101)
502/152,220-222
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.