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Title: High performance, high durability non-precious metal fuel cell catalysts

Abstract

This invention relates to non-precious metal fuel cell cathode catalysts, fuel cells that contain these catalysts, and methods of making the same. The fuel cell cathode catalysts are highly nitrogenated carbon materials that can contain a transition metal. The highly nitrogenated carbon materials can be supported on a nanoparticle substrate.

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Research Org.:
3M Innovative Properties Company
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1242992
Patent Number(s):
9287568
Application Number:
12/595,274
Assignee:
M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (St. Paul, MN)
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
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-03GO13106
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Mar 17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Wood, Thomas E., Atanasoski, Radoslav, and Schmoeckel, Alison K.. High performance, high durability non-precious metal fuel cell catalysts. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Wood, Thomas E., Atanasoski, Radoslav, & Schmoeckel, Alison K.. High performance, high durability non-precious metal fuel cell catalysts. United States.
Wood, Thomas E., Atanasoski, Radoslav, and Schmoeckel, Alison K.. Tue . "High performance, high durability non-precious metal fuel cell catalysts". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1242992.
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