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Title: Nanocrystalline cerium oxide materials for solid fuel cell systems

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.
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC) SRO
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Patent File Date: 2011 Nov 16
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Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), Aiken, SC (United States)
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United States

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