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Title: Nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials for solid fuel cell systems

Abstract

Disclosed are solid fuel cells, including solid oxide fuel cells and PEM fuel cells that include nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials as a component of the fuel cells. A solid oxide fuel cell can include nanocrystalline cerium oxide as a cathode component and microcrystalline cerium oxide as an electrolyte component, which can prevent mechanical failure and interdiffusion common in other fuel cells. A solid oxide fuel cell can also include nanocrystalline cerium oxide in the anode. A PEM fuel cell can include cerium oxide as a catalyst support in the cathode and optionally also in the anode.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States). Savannah River Ecology Lab. (SREL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1179027
Patent Number(s):
9023550
Application Number:
13/297,826
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Nov 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Brinkman, Kyle S. Nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials for solid fuel cell systems. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Brinkman, Kyle S. Nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials for solid fuel cell systems. United States.
Brinkman, Kyle S. Tue . "Nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials for solid fuel cell systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1179027.
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