Nanoparticle/nanocarbon composite as electrocatalyst, catalyst and ferromagnetic nanomaterial

The present invention relates to a nanographene-supported metal and/or metal oxide nanoparticle composite, and method for preparing same, and uses thereof.

Title of the patent Graphene-supported metal and/or metal oxide nanoparticle composites, method for making same and uses thereof
Thematic area Chemistry and biotechnology
Ownership Graphene-supported metal and/or metal oxide nanoparticle composites, method for making same and uses thereof
Inventors Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Protection Europe, International
Licensing status Available for licensing agreement
Keywords Nanographene-supported, nanoparticle, composite
Filed on May 18, 2017

Graphene has received huge attention over the past decade from various fields due to its remarkable characteristics, notably its excellent electronic mobility, thermal conductivity, mechanical strength, low charge transfer energy combined with its chemical stability.

The present invention relates to the uses of nanographene-supported metal and/or metal oxide nanoparticle composite as catalytic material, in electrocatalysis, as catalyst for gas-phase chemical reactions, as slurry catalyst for liquid-phase chemical reactions, for water
purification and waste water treatment, in the treatment of cancerous tumors, and/or in Magnetic Resonance Imagery.

The present invention finds applications in the industrial technical field, in particular in the material, chemical and pharmaceutical technical fields.