More precious than platinum: Mullite cuts pollution by 45%

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 20 August 2012

Synthetic oxide performs better than precious metal in reducing diesel fumes

Pollution levels caused by diesel powered vehicles could be reduced by as much as 45% by using mulliteinstead of platinum in combustion engines, a new study has found.

Dr Kyeongjae Cho, materials science, engineering and physics specialist at the University of Texas in Dallas, US, who conducted the study,...

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