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Title: Electrode design for low temperature direct-hydrocarbon solid oxide fuel cells

In certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a solid oxide fuel cell is described. The solid oxide fuel cell includes a hierarchically porous cathode support having an impregnated cobaltite cathode deposited thereon, an electrolyte, and an anode support. The anode support includes hydrocarbon oxidation catalyst deposited thereon, wherein the cathode support, electrolyte, and anode support are joined together and wherein the solid oxide fuel cell operates a temperature of 600.degree. C. or less.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1222595
Assignee:
University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC) GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,153,831
Application Number:
12/898,794
Contract Number:
FG36-08GO88116
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Oct 06
Research Org:
Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

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