Stories with the tag: Catalysis
PNNL Laboratory Fellow Morris Bullock was honored with the Royal Chemistry Society’s biennial Homogeneous Catalysis Award for his pioneering use of inexpensive metals for homogeneous catalysis.
Release Date: 6/11/2013
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
Batteries are an important part of our daily lives. This research will make them more powerful, last longer, and be easier on our wallets.
Release Date: 11/30/2012
Mixing a hydrogen-generating material with a liquid salt improves the electrical efficiency of hydrogen gas production.
Release Date: 6/15/2012
A PNNL biosensor made of fluorescent proteins embedded in the shell of microscopic marine algae called diatoms could help detect chemicals in water samples. The same research could also lead to new, diatom-inspired nanomaterials.
Release Date: 3/22/2012
PNNL researchers are proposing an alternative explanation on why the interface of polar and nonpolar oxides conduct electricity: atoms at the interface mix and rearrange when the junction is formed.
Release Date: 11/14/2011
Chemists have developed a catalyst that stores energy in hydrogen gas molecules at record-breaking speeds, creating 100,000 molecules of hydrogen gas every second.
Release Date: 8/11/2011
A new material developed by chemists at PNNL and WSU might lead to renewable options for gas and fuel additives, tire rubber, and industrial solvents.
Release Date: 8/1/2011
PNNL’s renamed Institute for Integrated Catalysis will be aimed at developing catalysts that can efficiently make fuels from alternate feedstocks such as biomass and carbon dioxide, can store electrical energy in chemical bonds, and can increase fuel efficiency and cut emissions at the same time.
Release Date: 5/4/2011
PNNL researchers have discovered that the vanadium redox battery’s performance can be significantly improved by modifying its electrolyte solution. The finding could improve the electric grid’s reliability and help connect more wind turbines and solar panels to the grid.
Release Date: 3/17/2011