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Title: Ion-conducting membranes

Abstract

An ion conducting polymeric composition mixture comprises a copolymer of styrene and vinylbenzyl-R.sub.s. R.sub.s is selected from the group consisting of imidazoliums and pyridiniums. The composition contains 10%-90% by weight of vinylbenzyl-R.sub.s. The composition can further comprise a polyolefin comprising substituted polyolefins, a polymer comprising cyclic amine groups, a polymer comprising at least one of a phenylene group and a phenyl group, a polyamide, and/or the reaction product of a constituent having two carbon-carbon double bonds. The composition can be in the form of a membrane. In a preferred embodiment, the membrane is a Helper Membrane that increases the faradaic efficiency of an electrochemical cell into which the membrane is incorporated, and also allows product formation at lower voltages than in cells without the Helper Membrane.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Dioxide Materials, Inc., Boca Raton, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1258023
Patent Number(s):
9,370,773
Application Number:
14/704,935
Assignee:
Dioxide Materials, Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) DOESC
DOE Contract Number:
SC0004453
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 May 05
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Masel, Richard L., Chen, Qingmei, Liu, Zengcai, and Kutz, Robert. Ion-conducting membranes. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Masel, Richard L., Chen, Qingmei, Liu, Zengcai, & Kutz, Robert. Ion-conducting membranes. United States.
Masel, Richard L., Chen, Qingmei, Liu, Zengcai, and Kutz, Robert. 2016. "Ion-conducting membranes". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1258023.
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