Dioxide/11173AU03 (Catalyst Layers and Electrolyzers) – allowance of Australian Patent application

This Australian patent allowance describes the granted claims of U.S. application Serial No. 15/158,227, which issued as U.S. Patent No. 9,945,040 on April 17, 2018. This patent claims the use of ionomers containing cyclic amines for fuel cells and, CO? and water electrolyzers.  We had previously shown that ionic liquids containing cyclic amines can be used to enhance electron transfer in CO? and water … Read More

Dioxide Materials receives allowance of Japanese Patent application – Dioxide/11173JP01 (Electrolyzer and Membranes)

This patent describes electrocatalysts for CO2 conversion.  It also describes electrochemical processes and systems for conversion of carbon dioxide into useful products, the electrolysis of water, fuel cells and electrochemical water purification.  Dioxide Materials has developed research grade electrolyzers, Sustainion membranes and ionomers, as well as electrodes and cell components.  For more information, please visit www.dioxidematerials.com.

Titanium Flow-fields in Dioxide Materials’ CO2 Electrolyzers

I want to buy your CO2 Electrolyzer, but I want to know if the flow-fields are pure titanium or titanium alloy? Dioxide Materials manufactures CO2 electrolyzers that use pure titanium (TA2 grade) flow fields. We also offer other components and options so you can customize an order to your needs. For more information on products offered by Dioxide Materials, please … Read More

BETO Project Peer Review Meeting to be held in Denver Colorado on March 4-8, 2019

The CEO and Founder of Dioxide Materials, Prof. Rich Masel, PhD, will be representing Dioxide Materials at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) 2019 Project Peer Review being held at the Hilton Denver City Center in Denver, Colorado, on March 4-8, 2019. The public is encouraged to learn about various programs from BETO’s early-stage research and development … Read More

U.S. Patent 10,173,169 “Devices for Electrocatalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide” issued to Dioxide Materials

US Patent 10,173,169 entitled “Devices For Electrocatalytic Conversion Of Carbon Dioxide” issued on Jan 8, 2019. In it we have patented the use of nanoparticle catalysts in carbon dioxide electrolyzers. In particular, Dioxide Materials has been granted a patent for “An electrochemical device for converting CO2 to a reaction product, the device comprising: (a) an anode comprising a quantity of … Read More

How Low Cost Wind & Solar Push The Market For Renewable Hydrogen

A pathway to renewable hydrogen is discussed in a recently published article by Tina Casey in Clean Technica’s January 14th edition ” How Low Cost Wind & Solar Push The Market for Renewable Hydrogen” featuring Dioxide Materials’ and Alchemr’s water electrolyzer technology.

Carbon Dioxide Electrolysis to CO and O2 at High Selectivity, Stability and Efficiency Using Sustainion Membranes

An article that was published recently in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society, “Carbon Dioxide Electrolysis to CO and O2 at High Selectivity, Stability and Efficiency Using Sustainion Membranes”, illustrates how carbon dioxide (CO2) electrolysis using renewable energy as an input provides a pathway to turn waste CO2 into valuable fuels and chemicals. This article describes how the effect of … Read More

Japanese Patent No. 6059140 has been issued – Novel Catalyst Mixtures

Japanese Patent No. 6059140 has been issued (Novel Catalyst Mixtures). Electrochemical devices comprising electro-catalyst mixtures include at least one Catalytically Active Element and, as a separate constituent, one Helper Catalyst. The electrocatalysts can be used to increase the rate, modify the selectivity or lower the overpotential of chemical reactions. These electrocatalysts are useful for a variety of chemical reactions including, … Read More