Platinum and palladium alloys suitable as fuel cell electrodes

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The present invention concerns electrode catalysts used in fuel cells, such as proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The invention is related to the reduction of the noble metal content and the improvement of the catalytic5 efficiency by low level substitution of the noble metal to provide new and innovative catalyst compositions in fuel cell electrodes. The novel electrode catalysts of the invention comprise a noble metal selected from Pt and Pd alloyed with a lanthanide metal.
Original languageEnglish
IPCB01J23/42
Patent numberWO2014005599
Filing date09/01/2014
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date06/07/2012
Priority numberEP20120175450
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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