Patents Examined by Tamthom Ngo
  • Patent number: 5717120
    Abstract: A number of layered vanadium oxide crystalline compositions are prepared by simple hydrothermal reactions. Generally, the compositions comprise parallel layers of mixed valence vanadium oxides with guest cations intercalated between the layers. The guest cations may comprise metal coordination complexes with bidentate ligands, monomeric ammonium or diammonium cations, or mixtures of alkali metal cations with monomeric ammonium cation or diammonium cations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1998
    Assignees: NEC Research Institute, Inc., Syracuse University, Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: Jeffrey Robert Douglas DeBord, Robert C. Haushalter, Yiping Zhang