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Title: Method for reducing fuel cell output voltage to permit low power operation

Abstract

Fuel cell performance is degraded by recycling a portion of the cathode exhaust through the cells and, if necessary, also reducing the total air flow to the cells for the purpose of permitting operation below a power level which would otherwise result in excessive voltage.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Glastonbury, CT
  2. West Hartford, CT
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
863582
Patent Number(s):
US 4202933
Assignee:
United Technologies Corporation (Hartford, CT)
DOE Contract Number:  
EX-76-C-01-2102
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; reducing; fuel; cell; output; voltage; permit; power; operation; performance; degraded; recycling; portion; cathode; exhaust; cells; total; air; flow; purpose; permitting; below; level; otherwise; result; excessive; cell performance; fuel cell; output voltage; power level; air flow; power operation; otherwise result; cell output; cathode exhaust; total air; /429/

Citation Formats

Reiser, Carl A, and Landau, Michael B. Method for reducing fuel cell output voltage to permit low power operation. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Reiser, Carl A, & Landau, Michael B. Method for reducing fuel cell output voltage to permit low power operation. United States.
Reiser, Carl A, and Landau, Michael B. 1980. "Method for reducing fuel cell output voltage to permit low power operation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863582.
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author = {Reiser, Carl A and Landau, Michael B},
abstractNote = {Fuel cell performance is degraded by recycling a portion of the cathode exhaust through the cells and, if necessary, also reducing the total air flow to the cells for the purpose of permitting operation below a power level which would otherwise result in excessive voltage.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
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