US Patent 4,898,845
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
A new method for the use of microcrystallites of various materials as catalysts. The materials include metals, metal alloys and mixtures, and intermetallic compounds all of which are used as heterogeneous catalysts on porous supports. The method is different in that the microcrystallites are dispersed in molten salts which are to be used as a thin film coated on the internal surface of porous supports.
Datta, Ravindra and Eyman, Darrell P. Catalyst dispersed in supported molten salt. US Patent 4,898,845 filed December 12, 1988 and issued February 06, 1990. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/71