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Title: Fuel cell water management via reduced anode reactant pressure

Abstract

A method is provided for operation of a fuel cell with improved water management by maintaining reduced anode pressure relative to cathode pressure, relative to atmospheric pressure, or both. Typically, the fuel cell comprises a membrane electrode assembly comprising nanostructured thin film cathode catalyst.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
3M Innovative Properties Company
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1532149
Patent Number(s):
9,276,273
Application Number:
13/642,309
Assignee:
3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-07GO17007
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011-04-26
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Steinbach, Andrew J. L., Debe, Mark K., and Haug, Andrew T. Fuel cell water management via reduced anode reactant pressure. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Steinbach, Andrew J. L., Debe, Mark K., & Haug, Andrew T. Fuel cell water management via reduced anode reactant pressure. United States.
Steinbach, Andrew J. L., Debe, Mark K., and Haug, Andrew T. Tue . "Fuel cell water management via reduced anode reactant pressure". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532149.
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author = {Steinbach, Andrew J. L. and Debe, Mark K. and Haug, Andrew T.},
abstractNote = {A method is provided for operation of a fuel cell with improved water management by maintaining reduced anode pressure relative to cathode pressure, relative to atmospheric pressure, or both. Typically, the fuel cell comprises a membrane electrode assembly comprising nanostructured thin film cathode catalyst.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1532149}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
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