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US20150299877 MATERIAL FOR AN ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a material for an electrochemical device, especially a fuel cell, an electrolyzer or a storage battery, comprising a matrix and activated boron nitride contained...
US20070009778 Proton conducting membrane using a solid acid  
A solid acid material is used as a proton conducting membrane in an electrochemical device. The solid acid material can be one of a plurality of different kinds of materials. A binder can be...
US20070281198 MEMBRANES ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES PREPARED FROM FLUOROPOLYMER DISPERSIONS  
Described are to membrane electrode assemblies and electrochemical cells, containing membranes prepared from fluoropolymer organic-liquid dispersions containing a homogeneous mixture of reacted...
US20150299878 PROCESS FOR PREPARING MULTI-LAYER PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANES AND MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES  
A process for preparing multi-layer proton exchange membranes (“PEM's”), and membrane electrode assemblies (“MEA's”) that include the PEM. The process includes (a) providing an article that...
US20060115711 Electrode for fuel cell, fuel cell comprising the same, and method for preparing the same  
An electrode for a fuel cell of the present invention includes an electrode substrate, a microporous layer formed on the surface of the electrode substrate, and a nano-carbon layer formed on the...
US20050053820 Proton-conducting membrane and the use of the same  
The present invention relates to a novel proton-conducting polymer membrane based on polyazoles which can, because of its excellent chemical and thermal properties, be used in a variety of ways...
US20050282053 Composite electrolyte with crosslinking agents  
A covalent crosslinking of ion-conducting materials via sulfonic acid groups can be applied to various low cost electrolyte membrane base materials for improved fuel cell performance metrics...
US20050221139 Modified carbon products, their use in bipolar plates and similar devices and methods relating to same  
Bipolar plates incorporating modified carbon products. The modified carbon products advantageously enhance the properties of the bipolar plates, leading to more efficiency within a fuel cell or a...
US20050069745 Polymer electrolyte membranes for use in fuel cells  
This invention relates to a polymer electrolyte membrane comprising a proton conducting hydrocarbon-based polymer membrane, the polymer having a backbone and having acidic groups on side chains...
US20050130006 Membrane electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte fuel cell  
A membrane electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell characterized by using, as solid polyelecrolyte of at least one of a membrane and a catalyst binder, a fluorinated sulfonic acid...
US20110159402 STABILIZED FLUOROPOLYMER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME  
The present invention provides a method for producing a stabilized fluoropolymer which comprises producing the stabilized fluoropolymer by subjecting a treatment target substance containing a...
US20090035619 METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF PRODUCING MOLECULAR HYDROGEN USING A PLASMA SYSTEM IN COMBINATION WITH AN ELECTRICAL SWING ADSORPTION SEPARATION SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for production of molecular hydrogen are described herein. Systems may include a plasma reformer and an electrical swing adsorption system. The plasma reformer may produce a...
US20070160899 Alloy catalyst compositions and processes for making and using same  
Composite particles comprising inorganic nanoparticles disposed on a substrate particle and processes for making and using same. A flowing aerosol is generated that includes droplets of a...
US20070154778 Gas diffusion electrodes, method for the production of gas diffusion electrodes, and fuel cells using said gas diffusion electrodes  
Gas diffusion electrodes with improved proton conduction between an electrocatalyst located in a catalyst layer and an adjacent polymer electrolyte membrane, capable of being used at operating...
US20070259240 Non-Perfluorinated Resins Containing Ionic or Ionizable Groups and Products Containing the Same  
A non-perfluoropolymer is described which contains at least one acrylic resin or vinyl resin having at least one ionic or ionizable group and optionally at least one additional polymer....
US20070243452 RELIABLE FUEL CELL ELECTRODE DESIGN  
The present invention generally relates to the creation of fuel cell components and the method of forming the various fuel cell components that have an improved lifetime, lower production cost and...
US20050181271 Simplified direct oxidation fuel cell system  
A simplified direct oxidation fuel cell system is provided. The fuel cell is constructed in such a manner that fuel is added to the cell anode as it is consumed and water is evaporated off at cell...
US20050014059 Micro fuel cell architecture  
The present invention relates to fuel cells and components used within a fuel cell. Heat transfer appendages are described that improve fuel cell thermal management. Each heat transfer appendage...
US20100227252 PROTON-CONDUCTING POLYMER MEMBRANE COMPRISING POLYMERS CONTAINING PHOSPHONIC ACID GROUPS AND ITS USE IN FUEL CELLS  
The present invention relates to a proton-conducting polymer membrane comprising polymers containing phosphonic acid groups which is obtainable by a process comprising the steps A) mixing of...
US20080261096 Method For Producing Cathodes and Anodes for Electrochemical Systems, Metallised Material Used Therein, Method and Device For Production of Said Metallised Material  
The invention relates to the production of composite cathodes and anodes for lithium batteries, and the cathodes and anodes thereby produced. The active mass in the form of a thin film is...
US20070037042 Anode catalyst compositions for a voltage reversal tolerant fuel cell  
In a solid polymer fuel cell series, various circumstances can result in a fuel cell being driven into voltage reversal. For instance, cell voltage reversal can occur if that cell receives an...
US20060204831 Control parameters for optimizing MEA performance  
A gradient of ionomeric material is generated, disposed, or otherwise provided in an electrode suitable for use in a fuel cell. The ionomer concentration, e.g., with respect to the carbon content...
US20060172882 Membrane electrode assemblies and method for manufacture  
Reel-to-Reel method for making membrane electrode assemblies. A first catalyst is deposited in a repeating cell pattern on a first side of a proton exchange membrane film. A second catalyst is...
US20110008709 CATALYST, PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE SAME, AND USES OF THE SAME  
The present invention provides a catalyst which is not corroded in an acidic electrolyte or at a high potential, is excellent in durability and has high oxygen reduction activity. The catalyst of...
US20090148743 High performance multilayer electrodes for use in oxygen-containing gases  
Electrode materials systems for planar solid oxide fuel cells with high electrochemical performance including anode materials that provide exceptional long-term durability when used in reducing...
US20070281199 CROSSLINKED MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES  
Described are membrane electrode assemblies and electrochemical cells, containing crosslinked membranes and electrodes, which membranes and electrodes are prepared from fluoropolymer...
US20060134506 Electrode catalyst for fuel cell  
Disclosed is an electrode catalyst comprising: (a) a support with a specific surface area of at least 1200 m2/g; and (b) platinum or platinum-containing alloy particles on the support, wherein the...
US20150376800 FLOW FIELDS FOR USE WITH AN ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL  
A flow field for use in an electrochemical cell is disclosed. The flow field includes a porous metallic structure including an inlet port and a plurality of channels stamped in the structure. The...
US20060199063 Polymer electrolyte fuel cell  
To improve oxidation resistance of an electrolyte membrane and durability thereof by a low-cost method, thereby improving durability of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell. According to the present...
US20070298290 Fuel cell having a hydrophilic substrate layer  
A fuel cell power plant (10) includes a fuel cell (12) having a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) (16), disposed between an anode support plate (14) and a cathode support plate (18), the anode...
US20070231655 Method to manufacture composite polymer electrolyte membranes coated with inorganic thin films for fuel cells  
The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing composite polymer electrolyte membranes coated with inorganic thin films for fuel cells using a plasma enhanced chemical vapor...
US20060078781 Curable subgasket for a membrane electrode assembly  
A subgasket for a membrane electrode assembly is deposited on a surface of a MEA component and cured in situ. A membrane electrode subassembly includes a polymer electrolyte membrane, a gas...
US20050003255 Membrane electrode assembly, manufacturing process therefor and solid-polymer fuel cell  
This invention provides an MEA which can prevent crossover. Specifically, this invention provides an MEA comprising a polymer electrolyte membrane and a fuel-electrode catalyst layer and an...
US20060003212 Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane-electrode assembly, fuel cell system, and method for preparing the membrane-electrode assembly  
A polymer electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell includes a proton conductive polymer membrane and proton conductive microfibers coated on either side of the proton conductive polymer membrane.
US20050147867 Electrode structure  
A poison tolerant anode structure for use in fuel cells, in particular suitable for use on proton exchange membrane fuel cells, comprising a first catalytic component Pt—Y where Y is a bronze...
US20050095494 Variable catalyst loading based on flow field geometry  
A fuel cell including a membrane electrode assembly composed of a ionically conductive member sandwiched between a pair of electrodes. At least one of the electrodes including a catalyst loading...
US20100209815 NANOSTRUCTURED CORE-SHELL ELECTROCATALYSTS FOR FUEL CELLS  
Catalytic layers for use in the electrodes of fuel cells including a non-noble metal substrate layer coated with one or a few monolayers of noble metal, such as Pt. These thin, highly porous...
US20070269699 Catalyst coated membrane, membrane electrode assembly containing the same, method of producing the same, and fuel cell including the membrane electrode assembly  
A catalyst coated membrane (CCM) comprising an anode catalyst layer having a first catalyst layer composed of a non-supported catalyst and a second catalyst layer composed of a supported catalyst,...
US20070254204 Separator for fuel cell, method of preparing same, and fuel cell system including same  
The separator for a fuel cell according to an example embodiment of the present invention includes a substrate including flow channels, and a surface-treatment layer disposed on the flow channels....
US20070148520 Novel metal (III) -chromium-phosphate complex and use thereof  
Disclosed herein are a metal(III)-chromium-phosphate complex represented by a formula of M(III)xCr(HPO4)y(H2PO4)z and the use thereof. More particularly, disclosed are an organic/inorganic...
US20050238948 Anode for liquid fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly for liquid fuel cell, and liquid fuel cell  
An anode for liquid fuel cell includes a current collector and a catalyst layer, in which the catalyst layer has a porosity in a range of 20 to 65%, and a volume of pores of which diameter ranges...
US20060093885 Compositions containing functionalized carbon materials  
Compositions containing functionalized carbon materials and their use, for example, as films for membranes or in other fabricated forms in electrode assemblies for electrochemical cells and fuel...
US20050238800 Method for producing membrane electrode assembly  
The present invention relates to a Membrane Electrode Assembly (MEA) which significantly enhances power density as well as structural reliability and method for producing the same. More...
US20060003195 Electrolyte membrane for fuel cell and fuel cell comprising the same  
Provided are an electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell and a fuel cell including the same. The electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell includes a proton conductive polymer layer and hygroscopic polymer...
US20050287414 Fuel cell, and a method for preparing the same  
Provided are a fuel cell and a preparation method thereof. The fuel cell includes unit cells, each having a membrane electrode assembly, separators placed on either side of the membrane electrode...
US20060068268 Membrane and membrane electrode assembly with adhesion promotion layer  
This application relates to membrane electrode assemblies (MEA's) that contain an ion conducting adhesion promotion layer to promote structural stability at the interface of the PEM and catalyst...
US20050282061 Catalyst support for an electrochemical fuel cell  
Corrosion of the carbon catalyst support may occur at both the anode and cathode catalyst layers within an electrochemical fuel cell. Such corrosion may lead to reduced performance and/or...
US20050202305 Fuel cell apparatus and method of fabrication  
A fuel cell is described. The fuel cell includes current collectors, each of which includes a substrate of lightweight material, such as Kapton material. Micro channels are formed via laser...
US20130288155 SUPPORT FOR ELECTRODE CATALYST AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, ELECTRODE CATALYST AND FUEL CELL  
Disclosed are a support for an electrode catalyst that includes a carbon support and a crystalline carbon layer disposed on a surface of the carbon support, the crystalline carbon layer including...
US20100143824 INTERLOCKING STRUCTURE FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME  
Layered structures and associated fabrication methods that serve as the foundation for preparing high-operating-temperature electrochemical cells have a porous ceramic layer and a porous metal...