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United States Patent 5,258,048
WhewellNov. 2, 1993

Fuel compositions comprising fullerenes

Inventors: Whewell; Christopher J. (11631 Lyman Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026-1825).
Appl. No.: 895,281
Filed: Jun. 8, 1992

Intl. Cl.:C10L 1/22; C10L 1/00;
U.S. Cl.: 44/282.; 44/314.;
Field of Search:314;412;628;300;282

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Primary Examiner: Howard; Jacqueline V.


Fuel compositions for internal combustion engines comprising a gasoline, a hydrocarbon-soluble allotropic form of carbon, and optionally a dispersing agent are provided. Two-cycle engines operated utilizing the fuel compositions provided herein emit lessened amounts of undesirable hydrocarbon exhaust gas emissions.

22 Claims, No Drawings

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