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US20130209904 INTEGRATED NATURAL GAS POWERED SOFC SYSTEMS  
The present invention discloses an integrated SOFC system powered by natural gas. Specifically, a SOFC-O cell is combined with a SOFC-H cell so as to take advantage of the high operating...
US20100233552 MOBILE GENERATOR FOR SUPPLYING POWER TO THE ON-BOARD POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM FROM GROUND, ESPECIALLY THE ON-BOARD POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM OF A PARKED AIRCRAFT  
Where the underground electrical power supply in an airport apron area is not sufficiently powerful for temporarily parked aircraft, or even does not exist at all, a conventional diesel-powered...
US20070166580 Fuel reforming system having movable heat source and fuel cell system comprising the same  
A fuel reforming system and a fuel cell system including the same, the fuel reforming system including: a fuel reformer adapted to produce a reformed gas having hydrogen as a main component from a...
US20110258939 METHODS FOR PRODUCING NANOPARTICLES HAVING HIGH DEFECT DENSITY AND USES THEREOF  
The disclosed subject matter is directed to a method for producing nanoparticles, as well as the nanoparticles produced by this method. In one embodiment, the nanoparticles produced by the...
US20050287401 Fuel cell reformer and system  
A reformer for a fuel cell system has at least a dual pipe configuration that forms independent spaces through which fuel containing hydrogen passes. The reformer includes a first reaction...
US20080311446 FUEL PROCESSOR HAVING TEMPERATURE CONTROL FUNCTION FOR CO SHIFT REACTOR AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE FUEL PROCESSOR  
A fuel processor includes a reformer that generates hydrogen gas by reacting a fuel source and water; a burner that heats the reformer to a temperature suitable for a hydrogen generation reaction;...
US20080184892 Architectures for electrochemical systems  
The present invention generally relates to electrochemical systems for producing hydrogen and/or power. Various aspects of the invention are directed to reactor designs for producing hydrogen...
US20140162154 PLASMA-CATALYZED FUEL REFORMER SYSTEM  
A thermally integrated system for producing electricity from a feedstock fuel is disclosed. The system utilizes a reformer that includes a plasma zone to receive a pre-heated mixture of reactants...
US20060019138 Shift membrane burner fuel cell combination  
Method and device for converting CO on one side of a membrane with the addition of water to give CO2 and H2O. During this reaction H2 passes through the membrane. On the other side of the membrane...
US20090317669 Carbon Efficiencies in Hydrocarbon Production  
This invention relates to a method of producing liquid hydrocarbons, preferably internal combustion engine fuels, using feedstocks of coal or methane. Depending on the nature of the feedstock it...
US20110171546 Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System  
A solid oxide fuel cell system includes a fuel cell unit for generating electricity via executing an electrochemical reaction on fuel, a fuel supply for storing the natural gas, water and air and...
US20060115690 HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURE CERAMIC ELECTROLYTE ELECTROCHEMICAL CONVERSION DEVICES  
A high operating temperature sealed assembly positioned between high thermal expansion solid components. The assembly has a seal-forming material with a glass matrix phase and a crystalline phase....
US20060188760 Proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell systems having temperature swing reforming  
The present invention provides an improvement in the process of producing energy from fuel cells. A cyclic reforming process, referred to as temperature swing reforming, provides an efficient...
US20050019626 High-efficiency fuel processor via steam integration from a water-cooled stack  
Improving fuel processor efficiency via steam integration from a liquid-cooled high-temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell (HT-PEMFC) stack is disclosed. A portion of the water used for...
US20140272641 Integration of Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis  
In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with...
US20110065010 Fuel Reformer Integration With Carbon Dioxide Scrubbers  
The invention as disclosed is the integration of a fuel reformer reactor and a carbon dioxide scrubbing reactor for use in high temperature fuel cells. The reformer is placed in series with and...
US20120231359 FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
This fuel cell system [[1]] provides a fuel cell system that can be reduced in cost. This fuel cell system [[1]] includes a reformer [[11]] for reforming raw fuel using a burner [[15]] to generate...
US20080044699 FUEL PROCESSOR HAVING CARBON MONOXIDE REMOVING UNIT AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME  
A fuel processor having a CO removal unit including an apparatus for warming a CO shifter, is provided. A method of using the fuel processor is also provided. The fuel processor includes a...
US20060177372 Method for operating a hydrogen generator  
Hydrogen generators operating over a range of hydrogen production rates are controlled by alternating production between a net hydrogen make rate and a net hydrogen loss rate. A hydrogen reservoir...
US20090110979 FUEL REFORMING DEVICE AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
A fuel reforming device that prevents a flash-back phenomenon includes a reforming reactor and a heater. The reforming reactor reforms a fuel, and the heater provides thermal energy to the...
US20060083960 Fuel cell system  
A fuel cell system in which water can be accurately supplied in accordance with the flow rate of fuel gas supplied to the reformer to allow efficient reforming without using a flow meter measuring...
US20070122667 Fuel cell system with integrated fuel processor  
A fuel cell system with fuel processor for integration with a marine vessel propulsion system. The system includes an auto thermal reactor that is the fuel processor for producing hydrogen from a...
US20070269691 REFORMER WITH OXYGEN SUPPLIER AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A reformer comprises an oxygen supplying unit that supplies oxygen having a high purity, a combustion reacting unit that burns oxygen and a combustible fuel, a reforming reacting unit that...
US20110059378 CATALYST FOR HYDROGEN GENERATION FROM SMALL ORGANIC MOLECULES  
A catalyst for the generation of hydrogen from a small organic molecule comprises a tertiary metal composition where: the first metal is either Pt or Ru; the second metal is at least one of Pt,...
US20140106248 Fuel Cell with Low Water Consumption  
A technique to provide fuel to a solid oxide fuel cell with low water consumption is described that includes providing an initial fuel mixture with air and hydrocarbon, and partially oxidizing the...
US20110014529 Fuel cell with low water consumption  
A technique to provide fuel to a solid oxide fuel cell with low water consumption is described that includes providing an initial fuel mixture with air and hydrocarbon, and partially oxidizing the...
US20050244681 Method and system for controlling fluid flow in a fuel processing system  
Fuel processing systems, which reform a hydrocarbon fuel to produce hydrogen suitable for use in a fuel cell, have multiple air inlets for various process steps. Controls and feedback loops are...
US20070154750 Hydrogen generator, method of operating hydrogen generator, and fuel cell system  
A hydrogen generator that is able to maintain an ability to supply a reformed gas containing less CO for a long time period while dealing with degradation of a catalytic activity of a shift...
US20070104983 Fuel cell system  
A fuel cell system of the present invention comprises a reformer (1) configured to generate a hydrogen-rich gas, a shift converter (2) configured to generate hydrogen and carbon dioxide from...
US20080274384 SELF-REGULATING HYDROGEN GENERATOR FOR USE WITH A FUEL CELL  
A hydrogen generation device includes a liquid fuel chamber, a catalytic hydrogen generation chamber, a hydrogen collection chamber and separation elements between these chambers. Once a certain...
US20090246578 THERMAL MANAGEMENT IN A FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
Embodiments of thermally integrated HT PEM fuel cell systems are disclosed. In one disclosed embodiment, a fuel cell system comprises a fuel cell, a fuel processor configured to form a processed...
US20070248853 Fuel Cell System And Method For Operating Fuel Cell System  
The present invention provides a fuel cell system which is capable of appropriately removing nonionic sulfur compound contained in recovered water in a water recovery device, which is used for...
US20060110637 Fuel cell system using emulsified fuel  
The present invention includes a fuel cell system and a method to operate a fuel cell. The fuel cell system includes a source of a fuel and water emulsion, receiving the emulsion and a reformer...
US20070269690 Control system, process and apparatus for hydrogen production from reforming  
A hydrogen generator contains a membrane separator and a pressure swing sorption system to produce two hydrogen product streams of differing purity. One of those streams is used as a feed to a...
US20110223502 Fuel Reforming Apparatus And Fuel Cell System  
A fuel reforming apparatus includes a catalyst packed portion containing therein fuel reforming catalyst (I) having excellent hydrocarbon conversion rate and fuel reforming catalyst (II) having...
US20080107934 REFORMER FOR FUEL CELL AND FUEL CELL USING THE SAME  
Disclosed is a reformer for a fuel cell. The reformer for a fuel cell includes a reforming reactor generating reformed gas having abundant hydrogen gas by reforming fuel and steam and a standing...
US20070037022 Startup method of fuel cell system  
In a startup method for fuel cell systems, and more particularly, a startup method which makes the fuel cell systems rapidly reach a steady state operation by significantly decreasing the time...
US20090258278 Natural gas direct carbon fuel cell  
A natural gas fueled, direct carbon fuel cell produces electricity and hydrogen. It adds to an existing direct carbon fuel cell a carbon dioxide injection port to the cathode compartment; a...
US20110207006 METHOD OF GENERATING HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELL USING THE METHOD  
A method of generating hydrogen, the method including: reducing carbon dioxide to generate carbon monoxide and oxygen; separating the oxygen from the carbon monoxide; generating carbon dioxide and...
US20050042486 Coolant system for fuel processor  
A coolant subsystem for use in a fuel processor and a method for its operation are disclosed. In accordance with a first aspect, the coolant subsystem is separate from the feed to the processor...
US20120237839 REFORMING APPARATUS FOR FUEL CELL  
In a reforming apparatus, for use in a fuel cell, for reforming a raw fuel into a hydrogen-rich reformed gas, a reformer generates the reformed gas from the raw fuel. A shift reactor reduces...
US20090214912 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS  
A first battery includes a secondary battery which is rechargeable by a fuel cell. A second battery does not perform all the operations of an electronic apparatus but supply an electric power to...
US20110281188 PREFERENTIAL OXIDATION REACTOR AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A preferential oxidation reactor for removing carbon monoxide in a hydrogen mixture gas is disclosed. The preferential oxidation reactor may include a housing having a catalytic layer provided...
US20050208350 Reformed gas fuel cell system  
A fuel cell system including a fuel supplying unit configured to supply a fuel containing dimethyl ether; a reforming portion including a conduit through which the fuel can be passed; a first...
US20090325034 SEPARATOR FOR HUMIDIFIER, HUMIDIFIER, AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM COMPRISING THE HUMIDIFIER  
A separator for use in a humidifying device includes: main surfaces contacting steam permeable membranes (2), respectively; a fluid channel (3, 4) formed by concave portions (66, 81) of a...
US20080280177 Gas Separator for Fuel Cells and Fuel Cell Equipped With Gas Separator  
A gas separator for a fuel cell has a first plate that forms one face; a second plate that forms the other face of the gas separator; and a third plate located between the first plate and the...
US20080070089 Heat insulating container  
Disclosed is a heat insulating container, including a heat source, a housing that houses the heat source therein and a temperature detection unit that is formed on a surface of the housing and...
US20090162708 Regeneration of Sulfur-Poisoned Noble Metal Catalysts in the Fuel Processing System for a Fuel Cell  
A technique and equipment are provided for regenerating a potentially sulfur-burdened, noble metal catalyst (44) in a water gas shift reactor (150, 152, 154), which may be part of a fuel...
US20100068569 FUEL CELL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
A gas-supply passage (6) via which anode gas is supplied to a fuel cell unit (2) and a gas-discharge passage (12) via which anode gas is discharged from the fuel cell unit (2) are connected via a...
US20070020161 Catalyst for reformer used in fuel cell system, reformer, and fuel cell system comprising same  
A catalyst for a reformer of a fuel cell system, a reformer for a fuel cell system including the catalyst, and a fuel cell system including the reformer are provided. The reformer includes a first...

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