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US20070298296 External control of a vehicle coolant pump with remote heating option  
A system and method for operating a cooling fluid pump and cooling fluid heater in a vehicle when the vehicle is not being used so that the temperature of the cooling fluid does not drop to low in...
US20070099049 SUBTERRANEAN FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
A fuel cell system (10) is adapted for positioning within a well (W) dug into the ground. The subterranean fuel cell system (10) comprises a capsule (12) for insertion into the well (W) and for...
US20120028080 PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HEATER SYSTEM  
A portable electronic device includes a body for housing processing circuitry, the body configured for being carried or worn by a user. A battery is coupled with the body for providing power to...
US20150086886 Fuel Cell Stack Arrangement with at least one Multi-Functional End Plate  
A fuel cell stack arrangement includes a fuel cells arranged between a first and a second end plate. At least one of the end plates is designed as a channel end plate with at least one channel....
US20130209901 FUEL CELL COGENERATION SYSTEM  
A power generation system onboard an aircraft includes a fuel cell module configured to produce heat. A loop heat pipe module is coupled to the fuel cell module. The loop heat pipe module includes...
US20150118591 FUEL CELL STACK ASSEMBLY  
A fuel cell stack assembly comprises a plurality of fuel cells in a stack, the stack defining two opposing parallel end faces. An end plate assembly is provided at each opposing end face of the...
US20150079491 FUEL CELL  
A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly and separators, an inner sealing member and an outer sealing member, a coolant channel, a base seal, an inner protrusion and an outer protrusion,...
US20120231358 DIRECT OXIDATION FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
A direct oxidation fuel cell system includes a fuel cell and a cooling device. An anode-side separator of the fuel cell has a fuel flow channel in the face in contact with the anode. The direction...
US20130164647 FUEL CELL SYSTEM, MOTOR, AIR COMPRESSOR, PUMP, AND METHOD OF DESIGNING MOTOR  
A fuel cell system includes a fuel gas supply/discharge mechanism, an oxidative gas supply/discharge mechanism, and a coolant circulation mechanism that cools a fuel cell. A motor employed in an...
US20130157159 ATTACHMENT FOR A FUEL TANK OF A FUEL CELL POWERED SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC PORTABLE DEVICE EQUIPPED THEREWITH  
An attachment for a fuel tank of a fuel cell powered system is described. The attachment thermally conducts heat generated from an electronic component to the fuel tank. The attachment further...
US20130022888 FUEL CELL COOLING SYSTEM WITH COUPLING OUT OF HEAT  
A cooling system (1) for a fuel cell system (11), in particular for a vehicle, which comprises a fuel cell cooling circuit (10) for cooling the fuel cell system (11), and a battery cooling circuit...
US20080113239 Fuel cell system and method of driving the same  
A fuel cell system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the fuel cell system includes: i) a fuel tank that contains a fuel in at least a partially liquefied state, ii) a heat-generating unit that...
US20070178342 Pulsed coolant control for improved stack cold starting  
A system and method for controlling the flow of a cooling fluid through a fuel cell stack during cold system start-up. A pump pumps the cooling fluid through the stack. At cold start-up, the pump...
US20100297516 NOVEL STACK DESIGN AND ASSEMBLY OF HIGH TEMPERATURE PEM FUEL CELL  
A current producing cell has anode flow plates 22 and cathode flow plates 20. Each of the flow plates 20, 22 defines a membrane face 26, a collector face 24, and a center axis C perpendicular to...
US20150064591 HEATER AND METHOD OF OPERATING  
A heater includes a heater housing extending along a heater axis. A fuel cell stack assembly is disposed within the heater housing and includes a plurality of fuel cells which convert chemical...
US20130108938 POWER CONVERTER AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME  
A power converter of the present invention is configured to convert DC power generated by a power generator (1) into AC power. The power converter includes: a boost converter circuit (3)...
US20110097638 FUEL CELL AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
A fuel cell includes: an electrolyte membrane; a first reactive gas channel that is provided on a first surface side of the electrolyte membrane; a second reactive gas channel that is provided on...
US20140242476 OPERATING BATTERY STACK SYSTEM PERFORMANCE BY ALTERNATING THE FLOW OF HEAT CARRYING FLUID USED THEREIN  
What is provided is an operating battery stack system (24) with interconnector plates (20) and in and out heat transfer fluids (22), where the fluids, which can be liquid or gaseous, function as...
US20070207362 Freeze capable compact fuel cell system with improved humidification and removal of excess water and trapped nitrogen  
A freeze capable compact fuel cell system to facilitate improved humidification in dry operating conditions and improved freeze capability as well as to facilitate improved removal of excess water...
US20140255807 DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL OPERABLE WITH NEAT METHANOL  
A fuel cell system running on direct neat methanol. Back diffusion of water from the cathode to the anode is sufficiently high so that water is not accumulated at the cathode, thereby leading to...
US20150072258 FUEL CELL STACK  
A fuel cell stack includes a stack of fuel cells, a first end plate, a second end plate, a fluid manifold member, and a protrusion. In the stack of fuel cells, the fuel cells are stacked in a...
US20070065690 Coolant flow estimation by an electrical driven pump  
A thermal sub-system for a fuel cell system that uses pump characteristics to determine a required cooling fluid volume flow. An algorithm controls the speed of the pump to provide the desired...
US20140051001 ENERGY DISSIPATION DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING FLOW OF A FUEL CELL FLUID  
An example energy dissipation device for controlling a fuel cell fluid includes a conduit extending in longitudinal direction between a first opening and a second opening. A flow control insert is...
US20140017585 COOLING SYSTEM FOR A FUEL CELL  
The invention relates to a cooling system for a fuel cell (2), comprising a main heat-transfer-fluid circuit including a main circulation pump (6) and a heat exchanger (8) with the exterior, which...
US20110104581 Heat Controllable Visualization Apparatus for Transparent PEMFC  
Provided is a visualization apparatus for a transparent PEMFC using a transparent window having conditions approximating a real PEMFC. More specifically, the present invention includes a...
US20130288082 WARMING FEATURE FOR AIRCRAFT FUEL CELLS  
A system and method for warming a fuel cell on an aircraft, the system includes at least one fuel cell. The fuel cell includes an anode and a cathode for creating thermal and electrical energy. A...
US20140170516 INCREASING THERMAL DISSIPATION OF FUEL CELL STACKS UNDER PARTIAL ELECTRICAL LOAD  
A method of operating a high temperature fuel cell system containing a plurality of fuel cell stacks includes operating one or more of the plurality of fuel cell stacks at a first output power...
US20100310956 Bipolar Plate for a Fuel Cell with a Polymer Membrane  
A distribution plate for a fuel cell, comprising a first plate (11) made of electrically conductive material having an inner face and having an outer face (11o) adapted to cooperate with an...
US20100316924 FUEL CELL  
A fuel cell is formed by stacking first cell units and second cell units alternately. An inlet buffer and an outlet buffer are formed on a surface of a first metal separator of the first cell...
US20050221136 Charger, fuel cell system, and method of charring fuel cell system  
Water is supplied to a fuel cell system, and electric power is supplied to a power intake electrode of the fuel cell system, whereby the water supplied to the fuel cell system is electrolyzed to...
US20140272655 PEM Fuel Cell Stack  
A fuel cell includes a cathode flow field plate, an anode flow field plate, and a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) sandwiched between the cathode and anode flow field plate. The cathode flow...
US20110129752 CONNECTION OF CHEMICAL OR THERMAL REACTORS  
The invention relates to the connection of one or more thermal and/or chemical reactors, particularly fuel cells, to an adjacent component or between two reactors or between two components, the...
US20130280631 CURRENT COLLECTOR PLATES OF BULK-SOLIDIFYING AMORPHOUS ALLOYS  
Collector plates made of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys, the bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys providing ruggedness, lightweight structure, excellent resistance to chemical and environmental...
US20070160885 Plate-type heat exchanger and fuel cell system with the same  
A plate-type heat exchanger for use in a fuel cell system that has a fuel cell stack and a reformer is provided. The heat exchanger includes a substrate and a pair of cover plates. The substrate...
US20140329161 HIGH-TEMPERATURE OR FUEL-CELL ELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEM HAVING IMPROVED THERMAL MANAGEMENT  
An electrochemical system including a stack of a longitudinal axis with alternating ceramic cells and interconnectors and including a thermal management mechanism incorporated in the stack, the...
US20110136029 FUEL CELL AND TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT METHOD  
A fuel cell and a temperature measurement method capable of directly measuring average temperature of a power generation unit and preventing dropout of a temperature detecting device are provided....
US20070148504 Maintaining a fluid level in a heat exchanger of a fuel cell system  
A technique includes providing a fluid to a heat exchanger to produce a gas. The technique includes humidifying a flow of a fuel cell system with the gas and regulating a level of the fluid in the...
US20110091784 FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
An end plate is joined to a fuel cell stack. A first piping unit and a second piping unit are attached to the end plate. The first piping unit has a first attachment base, to which a fuel gas...
US20100297515 SERIAL CONNECTED FUEL CELL STACK MODULE ASSEMBLY  
A large, scalable SOFC system based on modules, which may be connected in series on the cathode gas side. This offers compactness, simple stack/system interface and improved system performance....
US20150093670 FUEL CELL STACK  
A fuel cell stack includes a stack body formed by stacking a plurality of power generation cells. At one end of the stack body, a terminal plate, an insulating member, and an end plate are...
US20100330448 Fuel cell power plant having improved operating efficiencies  
A fuel cell power plant (10) includes an oxidant stream controlled to enter a fuel cell (12) of the plant at a pressure of between about 0.058 pounds per square inch gas (‘psig’) and about 4.4...
US20140099562 DESIGN OF BIPOLAR PLATES FOR USE IN CONDUCTION-COOLED ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS  
The present disclosure is directed towards the design of bipolar plates for use in conduction-cooled electrochemical cells. Heat generated during the operation of the cell is removed from the...
US20060035124 Fuel cell system, electrical apparatus and method for recovering water formed in fuel cell system  
A fuel cell system includes a fuel-cell power generation part containing a fuel electrode, a solid electrolyte and an air electrode, and a heat-exchange chamber configured to cool a gas emitted...
US20090004516 Fuel cell combined heat and power generation  
A cogeneration system having flexible and controllable cogeneration loops. There is a first cogeneration loop to recover heat from a fuel cell power module, thereby producing a heat to electricity...
US20150132673 FUEL CELL ASSEMBLY  
A fuel cell assembly comprising a plurality of fuel cell plates in a stack. The stack defines an air inlet face and/or an air outlet face; and two opposing engagement faces. The fuel cell assembly...
US20150221962 FUEL CELL COOLANT FLOWFIELD CONFIGURATION  
An exemplary method of cooling a fuel cell includes directing coolant through a coolant supply channel near at least one reactant flow channel. The coolant supply channel extends from a coolant...
US20130004876 FUEL CELL STACK  
A first end plate of a fuel cell stack has a coolant supply manifold and a coolant discharge manifold. The coolant supply manifold includes a pair of manifold sections and a supply coupling...
US20060172164 Fuel cell and fuel cell system  
A fuel cell system has a fuel cell stack, a controller, and a cooling water channel. The controller executes the control for the temperature of cooling water flowing through the cooling water...
US20150244005 Alternative Path Cooling Of A High Temperature Fuel Cell  
Systems and methods provide for the thermal management of a high temperature fuel cell. According to embodiments described herein, a non-reactant coolant is routed into a fuel cell from a...
US20150030951 Fuel Cell Assembly  
A fuel cell assembly comprising an enclosure having a fuel cell stack mounted therein. The fuel cell stack has an inlet face for receiving coolant/oxidant fluid and an outlet face for expelling...