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System and method for managing water generated by fuel cells

All ceramics solid oxide fuel cell

Date/App# patent app List of recent Fuel Cell-related patents
08/14/14
20140227631
 Method for manufacturing corrosion resistant and conductive nano carbon coating layer and fuel cell bipolar plate thereby using stainless steel substrate patent thumbnailnew patent Method for manufacturing corrosion resistant and conductive nano carbon coating layer and fuel cell bipolar plate thereby using stainless steel substrate
The present invention proposed manufacturing method of coating layers with good conductivity and corrosion resistance at high productivity comprising etching the oxide layer on the stainless steel substrate by plasma etching to activate the surface and prevent from decreasing it's conductivity, coating metal nitrides like crn or tin in nano size thickness on the etched surface and coating carbon layer at nano size thickness on top of it. According to the present invention, it is possible to produce manufacture fuel cell bipolar plate, electrode material and stainless steel with reinforced conductivity and corrosion resistance in mass..
08/14/14
20140227630
 Fuel cell separator plates patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell separator plates
The invention relates to separator plates (108) for fuel cells, and in particular to separator plates having particular geometries for improved edge sealing properties. Exemplary embodiments of the invention include a fuel cell separator plate (308) having first and second opposing faces (304, 305), the separator plate having a series of corrugations (301) extending, and providing air flow paths (302), between first and second opposing edges of the plate, wherein crests of corrugations along the first face (304) proximate the first edge (303) of the plate are depressed to be coplanar with adjacent crests of corrugations along the second face such that a greater contact surface on the second face (305) is provided compared with the first face (304)..
08/14/14
20140227627
 Anion transport membrane patent thumbnailnew patent Anion transport membrane
An anion transport membrane is provided enabling efficient anion exchange across the membrane, which could be used in applications like fuel cells, water electrolyzers, or water filtration systems. The structural membrane morphology is based on a hydrophobic polysulfone membrane backbone and co-grafted thereon hydrophilic poly(ethylene glycol) grafts and anion conducting quaternary ammonium species.
08/14/14
20140227625
 Cell voltage monitoring connector system for a fuel cell stack patent thumbnailnew patent Cell voltage monitoring connector system for a fuel cell stack
An electrical connection system for cell voltage monitoring in a fuel cell stack. The fuel cell stack comprises a plurality of layers and a plurality of electrically conductive connection tabs extending outwardly from at least one face of the stack.
08/14/14
20140227624
 Electrolyte formation for a solid oxide fuel cell device patent thumbnailnew patent Electrolyte formation for a solid oxide fuel cell device
A method of fabricating a ssz/sdc bi-layer electrolyte solid oxide fuel cell, comprising the steps of: fabricating an nio-ysz anode substrate from a mixed nio and yttria-stabilized zirconia by tape casting; sequentially depositing a nio-ssz buffer layer, a thin ssz electrolyte layer and a sdc electrolyte on the nio-ysz anode substrate by a particle suspension coating or spraying process, wherein the layers are co-fired at high temperature to densify the electrolyte layers to at least about 96% of their theoretical densities; and painting/spraying a ssc-sdc slurry on the sdc electrolyte to form a porous ssc-sdc cathode. A ssz/sdc bi-layer electrolyte cell device and a method of using such device are also discussed..
08/14/14
20140227623
 Solid oxide fuel cell device patent thumbnailnew patent Solid oxide fuel cell device
In a fuel cell unit 16 that constitutes a fuel cell module 2 of an sofc device 1, a collector cap 86a is connected to an inner electrode layer 90 via a seal material 96 as an ag seal portion. A glass coating 30 (dense body) is filled up between the inner electrode layer 90 and an electrolyte layer 94 and the collector cap 86a to cover an upper end surface 96a of the seal material 96.
08/14/14
20140227622
 Fuel cell patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell
A fuel cell includes a power generation unit. A first resin frame member is provided in an outer portion of a first membrane electrode assembly of the power generation unit.
08/14/14
20140227621
 Fuel cell stack and fuel cell system patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell stack and fuel cell system
A fuel cell stack formed by stacking two or more fuel cell layers each constituted of one or more unit cell and a fuel cell system including the same are provided. Any two fuel cell layers adjacent to each other each have one or more gap region.
08/14/14
20140227619
 Fuel cell module patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell module
A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area disposed around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area disposed around the second area where a reformer is provided, and an annular fourth area disposed around the third area where an evaporator is provided. A stress absorber for absorbing heat stress is provided in at least one of the first area, the second area, the third area, and the fourth area..
08/14/14
20140227618
 Fuel cell system patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell system
A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell and a humidifying device for humidifying a supply air flow flowing to a cathode chamber of the fuel cell by an exhaust air flow discharged from the cathode chamber of the fuel cell. The supply air flow and the exhaust air flow are separated from one another by water vapor-permeable membranes.
08/14/14
20140227617
new patent System and method for managing water generated by fuel cells
A system and method for managing water produced by fuel cells where this waste water is captured and used for agricultural, industrial or community purposes along with electricity generated by the fuel cells. Water from a coastal (or lake coast) region can be converted by electricity into hydrogen and oxygen gas or hydrogen and chlorine gas with the hydrogen gas being piped to remote regions for conversion into fresh water and electricity by fuel cells.
08/14/14
20140227613
new patent Production method for a support type coating membrane using tape casting
The present invention relates to a production method for a support type ceramic membrane using tape casting, wherein, when producing a multifunctional membrane comprising a membrane structure such as a general electrochemical device or electrolysis cell or fuel cell, a dense-structure coating membrane or porous functional (separation) membrane is produced on one or more surfaces of a porous support.. .
08/14/14
20140225435
new patent Fuel cell system
In a fuel cell system which includes a fuel cell converter and a battery converter, noise generated in a high load region in particular is effectively inhibited, and silence is improved. A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell converter provided between a fuel cell and a load device, and a battery converter provided between a battery and the load device.
08/14/14
20140225313
new patent Methods of forming arrays of fuel cells on a composite surface
Methods of manufacturing a fuel cell array that include selectively removing portions of a coating layer from a composite layer. The composite layer includes a first surface and a second surface and a first coating is disposed over at least a portion of the first surface.
08/14/14
20140224717
new patent Wastewater treatment system with microbial fuel cell power
The membrane anaerobic stabilized wastewater treatment system may be substantially free of aerobic biological treatment for processing a wastewater influent. A primary membrane element may process a pretreatment stream produced by a pretreatment system and produce a product stream effluent.
08/14/14
20140224562
new patent Fuel cell vehicle
An object of the present invention is to efficiently mount a fuel cell system below a floor of a vehicle rear portion and to protect the fuel cell system when a forward impact force acts on a vehicle rear portion. To achieve this, a fuel cell vehicle in which a fuel cell system includes a gas tank is configured to store a fuel gas and a fuel cell unit formed by integrating a fuel cell stack, an intake duct, and an exhaust duct, the gas tank is disposed in a space below a rear floor connected to a front floor via a vertical wall portion and adjacent to the vertical wall portion, and the fuel cell unit is disposed behind the gas tank.
08/14/14
20140223730
new patent All ceramics solid oxide fuel cell
The present invention further provides a method of producing said solid oxide cell.. .
08/07/14
20140221509
Highly basic ionomers and membranes and anion/hydroxide exchange fuel cells comprising the ionomers and membranes
This invention provides a family of functionalized polymers capable of forming membranes having exceptional oh− ionic conductivity as well as advantageous mechanical properties. The invention also provides membranes including the provided polymers and aemfc/hemfc fuel cells including such membranes.
08/07/14
20140221193
Fluidized bed water gas shift catalyst
The present invention relates to an aqueous gas-converting catalyst composition comprising: an active component; a support; an inorganic binder; at least one accelerator selected from the group consisting of cobalt oxide, molybdenum oxide, nickel oxide, calcium oxide, barium oxide, strontium oxide, magnesium oxide, zirconium oxide, manganese oxide and barium titania; and at least one stabilizer selected from the group consisting of magnesium oxide, zirconium oxide, stabilized zirconia, and hydrotalcite. The catalyst according to the present invention can effectively capture and separate carbon dioxide due to the excellent physical properties thereof such as packing density and abrasion resistance, and high co conversion.
08/07/14
20140220478
Catalyst property control with intermixed inorganics
Nanostructured thin film catalysts which may be useful as fuel cell catalysts are provided, the catalyst materials including intermixed inorganic materials. In some embodiments the nanostructured thin film catalysts may include catalyst materials according to the formula ptxm(1−x) where x is between 0.3 and 0.9 and m is nb, bi, re, hf, cu or zr.
08/07/14
20140220474
Catalyst particles, catalyst ink, electrode catalyst layer for fuel cells, membrane electrode assembly, polymer electrolyte fuel cell, method for producing catalyst particles and method for producing catalyst ink
Catalyst particles includes a catalyst material and carbon particles supporting the catalyst material. The catalyst particles has a water content of 4.8 mass % or more and 20 mass % or less.
08/07/14
20140220473
Fuel cell assembly
The invention relates to fuel cell assemblies, and in particular to improvements relating to sealing of such assemblies, embodiments of which include a fuel cell assembly (200) comprising a membrane electrode assembly (104), a cathode separator plate (208) having a series of corrugations extending, and providing air flow paths, between first and second opposing edges of the plate, a gasket (105) providing a fluid seal around a peripheral edge of the membrane electrode assembly (104) between the separator plate (208) and the membrane electrode assembly (104) and a metal shim (107) disposed between the gasket (105) and the separator plate (208) over the peripheral edge of the membrane electrode assembly (104).. .
08/07/14
20140220472
Component for constituting fuel cell
A component for constituting a fuel cell having a gasket molded integrally with an mea in which molding of the gasket is required once, the mea requires no through hole and requires a small fastening force when the mea is compressed. The component comprises the mea arranged between a pair of separators and compressed when a cell is assembled; a rubber impregnated portion formed by impregnating the outer peripheral portion of the mea with a gasket molding material, i.e.
08/07/14
20140220471
Fuel cell having a modular base active area
A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of fuel cells arranged in a stack configuration extending along a z-axis, wherein each fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly interposed between a pair of bipolar plates, and each membrane electrode assembly has a total active area measured in an x-y plane that is generally perpendicular to the z-axis. Each bipolar plate includes a plurality of common passages extending generally parallel to the z-axis.
08/07/14
20140220470
Fuel cell system
A fuel cell system including a fuel cell that receives a supply of an anode gas and a cathode gas and generates power is provided. The fuel cell system includes a water content calculation unit configured to calculate a water content of the fuel cell, an internal impedance calculation unit configured to calculate an internal impedance of the fuel cell, and a starting temperature calculation unit configured to calculate a fuel cell temperature at a start of the system, based on the water content of the fuel cell as of a last time the system was stopped, and the internal impedance of the fuel cell at the start of the system..
08/07/14
20140220469
Sensor integrated glass bulb temperature pressure relief device design for hydrogen storage systems
A tprd for a high pressure storage vessel including an integrated pressure sensor cooperative with an activation mechanism and a method of monitoring a tprd for use in a fuel cell system. The tprd comprises a release piston, moveable between an open and a closed position, which controls the flow of gas from a fuel storage vessel through a gas outlet port.
08/07/14
20140220468
System and method for cooling a fuel cell-powered vehicle
A fuel cell system, including a plurality of bipolar plate assemblies, each assembly including a first plate and a second plate with an internal coolant flow path disposed therebetween, a flow path for a first reactant gas on a side of the first plate opposite the internal coolant flow path, and a flow path for a second reactant gas on a side of the second plate opposite the internal coolant flow path, and a cooling system configured to place coolant in thermal communication with the plurality of bipolar plate assemblies, wherein cycling pressure differentials between the internal coolant flow path and the external reactant gas flow paths cause expansion and contraction of a volume of coolant disposed within the bipolar plate assembly, thereby pumping coolant through the cooling system. A method of cooling a fuel cell-powered vehicle is also provided..
08/07/14
20140220467
Fuel cell system
A fuel cell system includes: a coolant circulation passage through which a coolant for cooling a fuel cell circulates; a pump that circulates the coolant; a radiation unit that cools the coolant by discharging heat from the coolant; a bypass passage connected to the coolant circulation passage so as to bypass the radiation unit; and an open/close valve that is provided in a convergence portion where low temperature coolant that has passed through the radiation unit and high temperature coolant that has passed through the bypass passage without passing through the radiation unit converge, and that opens when a temperature of the high temperature coolant reaches or exceeds a predetermined opening temperature, whereby the low temperature coolant and the high temperature coolant converge and are supplied thus to the fuel cell, wherein a basic discharge flow of the pump is calculated in accordance with a condition of the fuel cell, and when the temperature of the low temperature coolant is lower than a predetermined temperature, a discharge flow of the pump is increased above the basic discharge flow.. .
08/07/14
20140220466
Fuel cell system
A fuel cell (fc) system operating as its own hydrogen leak detector. The system including at least one cathode and cathode conduit for passage of oxidant to to the cathode and a housing containing one or more fcs and defining a plenum around the fc.
08/07/14
20140220465
Method for the detection of fuel cell system short circuits
An apparatus and method to detect a short circuit event in a fuel cell system of a vehicle. The detection relies on three existing sensors within the fuel cell system, two current sensors and a voltage sensor.
08/07/14
20140220464
Fuel cell module
A fuel cell module includes a fuel cell stack, a partial oxidation reformer, and a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is provided on one side of the fuel cell stack, and the partial oxidation reformer and the exhaust gas combustor are provided on the other side of the fuel cell stack.
08/07/14
20140220462
Filter device, control valve comprising the filter device, and fuel cell system
A fluid discharge path 70 in which the fluid that passed the filter 62 is discharged.. .
08/07/14
20140220458
Magnesium fuel cell
The invention provides magnesium fuel cells which can prevent the self-discharge of negative electrode materials and can produce electricity stably for a long term. A magnesium fuel cell includes a negative electrode material including a magnesium alloy, and an electrolytic solution for eluting magnesium ions from the negative electrode material.
08/07/14
20140220237
Methods for fabricating inorganic proton-conducting coatings for fuel-cell membranes
The present invention provides methods for fabricating a fuel cell membrane structure that can dramatically reduce fuel crossover, thereby improving fuel cell efficiency and power output. Preferred composite membrane structures include an inorganic layer situated between the anode layer and the proton-exchange membrane.
08/07/14
20140218144
Elliptical unit block for preparing core using soft magnetic metal powder and magnetic powder core prepared using the same
The present invention relates to an elliptical unit block for preparing a core using soft magnetic metal powder and a core with excellent high current dc bias characteristics using the same, and more specifically, to an elliptical unit block for preparing a core using soft magnetic metal powder used in an inductor for an automotive electronic sub-assembly using a high current buck or boost inductor or a three phase line reactor or fuel cell system for power factor correction (pfc), and a powered magnetic core prepared using the same.. .
08/07/14
20140216036
Solid oxide fuel cell system
A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) comprises a solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) and a gas turbine engine (14). The solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) comprises a plurality of solid oxide fuel cells (16).
07/31/14
20140213672
Phosphonic acid-containing blends and phosphonic acid-containing polymers
The invention relates to blends and blend membranes from low-molecular hydroxymethylene-oligo-phosphonic acids r—c(po3h2)x(oh)y and polymers, the group r representing any organic group and the polymers containing the following functional groups: cation exchanger groups or their nonionic precursors of the type so2x, x═hai, oh, ome, nr1r2, or1 with me=any metal cation or ammonium cation, r1, r2=h or any aryl- or alkyl group, pox2, cox and/or basic groups such as primary, secondary or tertiary amino groups, imidazole groups, pyridine groups, pyrazole groups etc. And/or oh groups.
07/31/14
20140213671
Aromatic sulfonic acid derivative, sulfonic acid group-containing polymer, block co-polymer, polymer electrolyte material, polymer electrolyte molded body, and solid polymer fuel cell
Provided are an aromatic sulfonic acid derivative and a sulfonic acid group-containing polymer, each of which has excellent proton conductivity even under low humidification conditions, while having excellent mechanical strength and chemical stability, and enables a solid polymer fuel cell to achieve high output and excellent physical durability when used therein. This aromatic sulfonic acid derivative has a specific structure and is characterized in that a sulfonic acid group is introduced into more than 50% of all the phenyl groups.
07/31/14
20140213426
Seal compositions, methods, and structures for planar solid oxide fuel cells
A seal composition includes a first alkaline earth metal oxide, a second alkaline earth metal oxide which is different from the first alkaline earth metal oxide, aluminum oxide, and silica in an amount such that molar percent of silica in the composition is at least five molar percent greater than two times a combined molar percent of the first alkaline earth metal oxide and the second alkaline earth metal oxide. The composition is substantially free of boron oxide and phosphorus oxide.
07/31/14
20140212947
Electrode including a self-assembling polymer having an organometal, and method for manufacturing same
The present invention relates to a bioelectrode including a cross-linkable organometallic polymer, and to a method for manufacturing same, and more particularly, to an electrode in which a nanostructure of the organometallic polymer is controlled to be used in bio fuel cells, biosensors, and the like. The electrode according to the present invention includes an organometal and further includes a self-assembling block copolymer and enzyme, and provides usages in bio fuel cells and biosensors..
07/31/14
20140212791
Fuel electrode doubling as support of solid oxide fuel cell and method of producing the same
An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel electrode doubling as a support of a solid oxide fuel cell, whose conductivity and strength hardly lower through repetitive exposure to a reducing atmosphere/oxidazing atmosphere. Specifically, a fuel electrode 30 doubling as a solid oxide fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a three-dimensional network structure 10 formed by oxide coarse particles 12 connected to one another via an aggregate 14; electrode particles 20 dispersed in gaps 16 of the three-dimensional network structure and having a function as an electrode catalyst; and an aggregate 22 of second oxide fine particles for connecting the electrode particles 20 to a surface in the gap of the three-dimensional network structure, wherein the oxide coarse particles 12 are connected to one another without the electrode particles 20..
07/31/14
20140212790
Plate-shaped catalyst product and method for manufacturing same
The present disclosure provides a catalyst product having particular three-dimensional plate-like shape and comprising catalyst nanoparticles and a method for manufacturing same. The present product may be useful in fuel cells or battery applications.
07/31/14
20140212789
Ionic electrolyte membrane structure method for its production and solid oxide fuel cell making use of ionic electrolyte membrane structure
To provide an ionic electrolyte membrane structure that enables contact between the air pole and the fuel pole in which structure an edge face of the interface between an ion conducting layer and an ion non-conducting layer stands bare on a plane, an ionic electrolyte membrane structure which transmits ions only is made up of i) a substrate having a plurality of pores which have been made through the substrate in the thickness direction thereof and ii) a plurality of multi-layer membranes each comprising an ion conducting layer formed of an ion conductive material and an ion non-conducting layer formed of an ion non-conductive material which have alternately been formed in laminae a plurality of times on each inner wall surface of the pores of the substrate in such a way that the multi-layer membranes fill up the pores completely; the ions only being transmitted in the through direction by way of the multi-layer membranes provided on the inner wall surfaces of the pores.. .
07/31/14
20140212788
Fuel cell and membrane therefore
A fuel cell includes first and second flow field plates, and an anode electrode and a cathode electrode between the flow field plates. A polymer electrolyte membrane (pem) is arranged between the electrodes.
07/31/14
20140212787
Multiple transition flow field and method
A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly having an anode side and a cathode side, a first gas diffusion layer adjacent the cathode side of the membrane electrode assembly, and a first flow field plate contacting the first gas diffusion layer. The first flow field plate includes a reactant inlet, a reactant outlet, and a plurality of flow field chambers separated from one another by at least one rib.
07/31/14
20140212786
Solid oxide fuel cell, cell stack device, fuel cell module, and fuel cell device
A solid oxide fuel cell, a cell stack device, a fuel cell module and a fuel cell device are disclosed. The solid oxide fuel cell includes a solid electrolyte layer, fuel electrode layer and an oxygen electrode layer.
07/31/14
20140212785
Fuel cell stack
A fuel cell stack includes a stacked body, insulators, end plates, heat insulating members, and terminal plates. In the stacked body, a plurality of power generation cells are stacked in a stacking direction.
07/31/14
20140212784
Solid oxide fuel cell and inter-connector
A solid oxide fuel cell includes a fuel cell body and an inter-connector. The inter-connector has a base portion and a plurality of projecting portions projecting from the base portion toward the fuel cell body and electrically connected to the fuel cell body, and is integrally formed from a metallic material.
07/31/14
20140212783
Fuel cell stack with thin endplate with integrated gas distribution tubes
A fuel cell stack comprises a thin process-gas-connection-endplate with a temperature expansion coefficient which is substantially the same as the temperature expansion coefficient of the plurality of fuel cells and interconnects forming the fuel cell stack, the length and width of the thin process-gas-connection-endplate is matching the length and width of the fuel cells and interconnects and the process-gas-connection-endplate is sealed to the stack of cells and interconnects so the process-gas-connection-endplate, cells and interconnects form one integrated unit, wherein process gas distribution tubes are fixed connected, e.g. Welded or brazed to the process-gas-connection-endplate..
07/31/14
20140212782
Fuel cell
A fuel cell includes a cathode side separator. An oxygen-containing gas flow field is formed on a surface of the cathode side separator.
07/31/14
20140212781
Stacked type fuel cell
A stacked type fuel cell includes electricity generating modules, at least two cathode flow field plates, and at least one common anode flow field plate. Each electricity generating module includes an anode collector, a cathode collector, a membrane electrode assembly (mea) between the anode collector and the cathode collector, a fuel diffusion layer, and a cathode moisture layer.
07/31/14
20140212780
Method of starting fuel cell system
Provided is a method of starting a fuel cell system including a hydrogen concentration acquisition process of acquiring a concentration of hydrogen in the anode, a threshold value determination process of determining whether or not the concentration of hydrogen which is acquired by the hydrogen concentration acquisition process is greater than or equal to a predetermined second threshold value, and a starting pressure setting process of setting a pressure of hydrogen supplied to an anode from a hydrogen tank when supplying hydrogen to the anode from the hydrogen tank in a state in which a contactor is shut off.. .
07/31/14
20140212779
Method for controlling fuel cell system
Provided is a method of controlling a fuel cell system including a stop command sensing process of sensing a stop command output when the fuel cell system stops, an anode pressure increasing process of increasing pressure so that the pressure of the anode reaches a first predetermined pressure value, and a stop-time discharge process of performing discharge by consuming oxygen remaining within an oxidant off-gas while driving an oxidant off-gas circulation pump.. .
07/31/14
20140212778
Solid oxide fuel cell system
To provide a solid oxide fuel cell system with which the durable lifespan of the reformer can be extended by suppressing temperature unevenness in the reformer. The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell, including a fuel cell module, a reformer for producing hydrogen by pox, atr, and sr steps; a fuel supply apparatus, a reform air supply apparatus, a water supply apparatus, a generating air supply apparatus, and a control device which, as the temperature inside the fuel cell module rises, executes in sequence pox, atr and sr steps at predetermined respective temperature bands, and causes a rise in temperature at which electrical generation is possible; wherein the control device comprises a localized temperature rise suppression circuit which, by causing steam reforming to occur locally within the reformer in the pox step, suppresses localized temperature rises in the reformer..
07/31/14
20140212777
Fuel cell system comprising an ejector for recirculating off-gas from a stack
Characterized in that said control circuit is arranged to place the valve alternately in the open state and then the closed state, so that the stream of fuel gas passing through the ejector is intermittent, being frequency and/or pulse width modulated by the control circuit.. .
07/31/14
20140212776
Varying wall geometry ejector
An apparatus for delivering a primary fuel stream to a fuel cell stack is provided. The apparatus includes an ejector that is configured to receive the primary fuel stream from a fuel supply.
07/31/14
20140212775
Hydrogen generator and fuel cell system
A hydrogen generator includes a reformer configured to cause a reforming reaction using a material and steam to generate a hydrogen-containing gas; a shift converter configured to reduce co in the hydrogen-containing gas by a shift reaction; an evaporator provided adjacent to the shift converter so as to perform heat exchange with an upstream side of the shift converter and configured to evaporate water; and a hydro-desulfurizer provided adjacent to the shift converter so as to perform heat exchange with a downstream side of the shift converter and configured to remove a sulfur compound in the material by a hydrodesulfurization reaction.. .
07/31/14
20140212773
Ionic electrolyte membrane structure method for its production and solid oxide fuel cell making use of ionic electrolyte membrane structure
To provide an ionic electrolyte membrane structure that enables contact between the air pole and the fuel pole in which structure an edge face of the interface between an ion conducting layer and an ion non-conducting layer stands bare on a plane, an ionic electrolyte membrane structure which transmits ions only is made up of i) a substrate having a plurality of pores which have been made through the substrate in the thickness direction thereof and ii) a plurality of multi-layer membranes each comprising an ion conducting layer formed of an ion conductive material and an ion non-conducting layer formed of an ion non-conductive material which have alternately been formed in laminae a plurality of times on each inner wall surface of the pores of the substrate in such a way that the multi-layer membranes fill up the pores completely; the ions only being transmitted in the through direction by way of the multi-layer membranes provided on the inner wall surfaces of the pores.. .
07/31/14
20140212704
Manifold for fuel cells
A manifold for use with fuel cell and fuel cell stacks is provided. In certain examples, the manifold may be constructed and arranged to provide air to all cathodes in a first fuel cell stack fluidically coupled to the manifold and configured to provide fuel to all anodes in the first fuel cell stack.


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