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US20150180041 FORMULATION OF AN ACTIVE LAYER HAVING IMPROVED PERFORMANCES  
An active layer for a proton-exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) including at least two perfluorosulfonate ionomers.
US20120308916 PLATINUM NANOPARTICLES HAVING HOLLOW SKELETAL STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF MAKING  
A nanoparticle includes a noble metal skeletal structure. The noble metal skeletal structure is formed as an atomically thin layer of noble metal atoms that has a hollow center.
US20140295325 SELF-ASSEMBLY PLATINUM NANOSTRUCTURE WITH THREE DIMENSIONAL NETWORK STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME  
A self-assembly platinum nanostructure with a three dimensional network structure contains a plurality of platinum nanoparticles having a cubic shape, wherein the plurality of platinum...
US20120034550 Palladium-Platinum Nanostructures And Methods For Their Preparation  
Palladium-seeded, dendritic platinum nanostructures that are useful as electrocatalysts and methods for preparing such nanostructures. The palladium-platinum nanostructures may be incorporated...
US20130189592 PART SOLID, PART FLUID AND FLOW ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS INCLUDING METAL-AIR AND LI-AIR BATTERY SYSTEMS  
The invention provides part solid, part fluid and flow electrochemical cells, for example, metal-air and lithium-air batteries and three-dimensional electrode arrays for use in part solid, part...
US20110136046 FUEL CELL CATALYST SUPPORT WITH FLUORIDE-DOPED METAL OXIDES/PHOSPHATES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME  
A fuel cell catalyst support includes a fluoride-doped metal oxide/phosphate support structure and a catalyst layer, supported on such fluoride-doped support structure. In one example, the support...
US20140227632 HOLLOW PLATINUM NANOPARTICLES FOR FUEL CELLS  
The present invention relates to hollow platinum nanoparticles with a diameter comprised between 3 and 20 nm which comprise a first central cavity and optionally at least one second cavity at the...
US20130344421 HOLLOW PLATINUM NANOPARTICLES FOR FUEL CELLS  
The present invention relates to hollow platinum nanoparticles with a diameter comprised between 3 and 20 nm which comprise a first central cavity and optionally at least one second cavity at the...
US20130236815 Multimetallic nanoparticle catalysts with enhanced electrooxidation  
A new structure-control strategy to optimize nanoparticle catalysis is provided. The presence of Au in FePtAu facilitates FePt structure transformation from chemically disordered face centered...
US20120058417 CARBIDE STABILIZED CATALYST STRUCTURES AND METHOD OF MAKING  
A catalyst structure for an electrochemical cell includes a catalyst support structure, catalyst particles and an outer carbide film The catalyst particles are deposited on the catalyst support...
US20120021337 FUEL CELL CATALYST WITH METAL OXIDE/PHOSPHATE SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME  
A fuel cell supported catalyst includes an underlying support structure having at least one of a metal oxide and a metal phosphate. Catalyst particles are arranged onto and in engagement with the...
US20110136047 FUEL CELL CATALYST SUPPORT WITH BORON CARBIDE-COATED METAL OXIDES/PHOSPHATES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME  
A fuel cell catalyst support includes a support structure having a metal oxide and/or a metal phosphate coated with a layer of boron carbide. Example metal oxides include titanium oxide, zirconium...
US20120088186 Catalyst and Method for the Electrochemical Oxidation of Methane  
The invention relates to a catalyst, to the use thereof for the electrochemical conversion of methane to methanol and for the direct electrochemical conversion of methane to CO2. The invention...
US20130330657 UNITIZED ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY WITH HIGH EQUIVALENT WEIGHT IONOMER  
A catalyst layer for use in a fuel cell includes catalytic nanoparticles and a perfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA) ionomer. The catalytic nanoparticles have a palladium or palladium alloy core and an...
US20130252138 PT/GRAPHENE CATALYST, PREPARATION METHOD AND USE THEREOF  
A Pt/graphene catalyst comprises graphene as carrier, and Pt loaded on the graphene. The use of graphene as carrier for the catalyst takes advantage of the ion effect and two-dimensional ductility...
US20130252135 PT-RU NANO-ALLOY/GRAPHENE CATALYST, PREPARATION METHOD AND USE THEREOF  
A Pt—Ru nano-alloy/graphene catalyst comprises graphene as a support, and a Pt—Ru nano-alloy loaded on the graphene. The use of graphene as support for the catalyst takes advantage of the ion...
US20130143148 Fuel Cell with an Improved Electrode  
An improved platinum and method for manufacturing the improved platinum wherein the platinum having a fractal surface coating of platinum, platinum gray, with a increase in surface area of at...
US20080008924 Synthesis of carbon supported platinum-tungsten electrocatalysts  
The present teachings are directed toward methods of producing electrocatalyst compositions of platinum and tungsten through the thermal decomposition of carbonyl-containing complexes of the two...
US20110159403 Layered Catalyst Assembly and Electrode Assembly Employing the Same  
According to one aspect of the present invention, a catalyst assembly is provided for use in a fuel cell. In one embodiment, the catalyst assembly includes a first layer containing a first noble...
US20130130131 RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM AIR BATTERY HAVING ORGANOSILICON-CONTAINING ELECTROLYTE  
A rechargeable lithium air battery comprises a non-aqueous electrolyte disposed between a spaced-apart pair of a lithium anode and an air cathode. The electrolyte includes including a lithium salt...
US20140147756 Robust Platinum-Copper Catalysts  
Highly active and stable platinum-copper (PtCu) electrocatalysts are provided. The PtCu catalysts can be in the form of discrete, spherical PtCu nanoparticles that include a particle interior...
US20100040929 LAMINATED ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE, METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME, AND MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY INCLUDING THE LAMINATED ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE  
A laminated electrolyte membrane, a membrane electrode assembly including the laminated electrolyte membrane, and a method of preparing the laminated electrolyte membrane, the laminate electrolyte...
US20110256469 Platinum Adlayered Ruthenium Nanoparticles, Method for Preparing, and Uses Thereof  
A superior, industrially scalable one-pot ethylene glycol-based wet chemistry method to prepare platinum-adlayered ruthenium nanoparticles has been developed that offers an exquisite control of...
US20150004529 Chemical Vapour Deposition of PTSI from Organometallic Complexes of PT  
The present invention relates to the use, as a precursor for the chemical vapour deposition of PtSi at the surface of a support, of at least one organometallic complex of Pt comprising at least:—a...
US20120064437 PLATINUM-CONTAINING CATALYST AND FUEL CELL USING THE SAME  
A platinum-containing catalyst that is able to optimize state density of platinum 5d vacant orbital and is able to improve catalyst activity and a fuel cell using the same are provided. In the...
US20150188147 Method for Preparation of a Nanocomposite Material by Vapour Phase Chemical Deposition  
The invention relates to a method for preparing a nanocomposite material by simultaneous vapour phase chemical deposition and vacuum injection of nanoparticles and to the materials and...
US20140038078 SHAPE CONTROLLED CORE-SHELL CATALYSTS  
A catalytic particle for a fuel cell includes a palladium nanoparticle core and a platinum shell. The palladium nanoparticle core has an increased area of {100} or {111} surfaces compared to a...
US20120251923 MATERIAL FOR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL, CATHODE INCLUDING THE MATERIAL, AND SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL INCLUDING THE SAME  
A material for a solid oxide fuel cell including a compound of Chemical Formula 1: BaaSrbCoxFeyM1-x−yO3-δ Chemical Formula 1 wherein M represents at least one of a transition metal element or a...
US20110183232 STRUCTURES FOR GAS DIFFUSION ELECTRODES  
A gas diffusion electrode comprises at least one gas diffusion media, at least one supported catalyst layer disposed on top of the gas diffusion media, the supported catalyst layer comprising at...
US20130059231 CORE-SHELL STRUCTURED ELECTROCATALYSTS FOR FUEL CELLS AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed is a method for producing a core-shell structured electrocatalyst for a fuel cell. The method includes uniformly supporting nano-sized core particles on a support to obtain a core...
US20110207019 PLATINUM ALLOY ELECTROCATALYST WITH ENHANCED RESISTANCE TO ANION POISONING FOR LOW AND MEDIUM TEMPERATURE FUEL CELLS  
A platinum alloy catalyst is made by a microemulsion method. The resulting catalyst has superior properties for use in low and medium temperature fuel cells.
US20140193746 COST-EFFECTIVE CORE-SHELL CATALYST WITH HIGH ELECTROCHEMICAL STABILITY  
The present invention concerns a core-shell composite material comprising: a core consisting of Nb-doped TiO2 of formula TiNbOx; anda shell consisting of a homogeneous layer of Pt or Pt alloy of 1...
US20110129742 Nonequilibrium Chemovoltaic Fuel Cell  
A chemovoltaic cell converts chemical energy generated by an in-situ molecular hydrogen oxidation reaction into electrical energy by creating a chemically induced nonequilibrium electron...
US20110318662 PLATINUM PHOSPHIDE AS A CATHODE CATALYST FOR PEMFCS AND PHOSPHOROUS TREATMENT OF CATALYSTS FOR FUEL CELL  
The present disclosure relates to a catalyst including platinum phosphide having a cubic structure, a method of making the catalyst, and a fuel cell utilizing the catalyst. The present disclosure...
US20140287346 ELECTROCONDUCTIVE TUNGSTEN OXIDE NANOWIRE CARRYING A PLATINUM NANODENDRITE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME  
The present invention relates to an electroconductive tungsten oxide catalyst carrying a platinum dendrite and to a method for manufacturing same, and more particularly, to a method for...
US20140370421 HYDROGEN OXIDATION REACTION RATE BY PROMOTION OF HYDROXYL ADSORPTION  
A method and article of manufacture including a catalytic substrate with a surface layer providing balanced active sites for adsorption/dissociation of H2 and adsorption of OHad for use in AFCs.
US20150221953 NON-CARBON MIXED-METAL OXIDE SUPPORT FOR ELECTROCATALYSTS  
A non-carbon support particle is provided for use in electrocatalyst. The non-carbon support particle consists essentially of titanium dioxide and ruthenium dioxide. The titanium and ruthenium can...
US20120231366 POROUS CERAMIC MOLTEN METAL COMPOSITE SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL ANODE  
A fuel cell anode comprises a porous ceramic molten metal composite of a metal or metal alloy, for example, tin or a tin alloy, infused in a ceramic where the metal is liquid at the temperatures...
US20120251924 ELECTROCHEMICAL REACTOR AND ACTIVE LAYER INTEGRATED INTO SAID REACTOR  
The invention concerns an active layer for an electrochemical reactor comprising:—a carbon electronic conductor which is not a fullerene as a support; and —a catalytic system made up of one or...
US20140106258 Truncated Ditetragonal Gold Prisms  
Truncated ditetragonal gold prisms (Au TDPs) are synthesized by adding a dilute solution of gold seeds to a growth solution, and allowing the growth to proceed to completion. The Au TDPs exhibit...
US20100068588 MEMBRANE-MEMBRANE REINFORCING MEMBRANE ASSEMBLY, MEMBRANE-CATALYST LAYER ASSEMBLY, MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY, AND POLYMER ELECTROLYTE FUEL CELL  
A membrane-membrane reinforcing member assembly includes: a polymer electrolyte membrane (1) having a substantially square shape; a pair of membrane-like first membrane reinforcing members (10a)...
US20090148740 SOLID ELECTROLYTE FUEL CELL  
A membrane electrode assembly for a solid electrolyte fuel cell comprises: an electrode having a layer of nano-structured material on one of its faces, an electrocatalyst deposited on the...
US20120107719 ELECTRODE CATALYST FOR MEMBRANE ELECTRODE OF FUEL CELL AND ITS METHOD OF PREPARATION AND FUEL CELL MEMBRANE ELECTRODE  
This invention discloses an electrocatalyst for membrane electrode assembly, and its preparation method, as well as a fuel cell membrane electrode assembly. An electrocatalyst for fuel cell...
US20110159400 Hybrid Catalyst System and Electrode Assembly Employing the Same  
According to one aspect of the present invention, a hybrid catalyst system is provided. In one embodiment, the hybrid catalyst system includes a support mixture and a catalyst material supported...
US20070031722 Electrocatalysts having platinum monolayers on palladium, palladium alloy, and gold alloy nanoparticle cores, and uses thereof  
The invention relates to platinum-coated particles useful as fuel cell electrocatalysts. The particles are composed of a noble metal or metal alloy core at least partially encapsulated by an...
US20110200915 PLATINUM-CONTAINING CATALYST AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, ELECTRODE AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE  
In one example embodiment, a core-shell type platinum-containing catalyst is allowed to reduce the amount of used platinum and has high catalytic activity and stability. In one example embodiment,...
US20080050631 Fuel Cell System and Composition for Electrode  
According to the invention, a fuel cell system features a fuel cell (1) having an electrode (5, 6), and an antioxidant residing in or contacting the electrode (5, 6), for inactivating active oxygen.
US20130040227 PLATINUM NICKEL CATALYST ALLOY  
A Pt—Ni catalyst is provided which demonstrates an unusually high oxygen reduction mass activity. In some embodiments, the Pt—Ni catalyst is a Pt—Ni binary alloy. In some embodiments, the catalyst...
US20130089812 HIGHLY STABLE PLATINUM ALLOY CATALYST FOR METHANOL ELECTROOXIDATION  
A catalyst for use in at the anode of direct methanol fuel cells is made from nanoparticles having a core-shell structure. The core is an alloy of platinum and gold. The core is surrounded by a...
US20110020735 Fuel Cell Catalysts with Enhanced Catalytic Surface Area and Method of Making the Same  
According to at least one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a fuel cell catalyst formed from a metallic alloy of one or more catalyst metals and one or more leachable metals...