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Title: Methods for continuous direct carbon fuel cell operation with a circulating electrolyte slurry

The present invention relates to methods and systems related to fuel cells, and in particular, to direct carbon fuel cells. The methods and systems relate to cleaning and removal of components utilized and produced during operation of the fuel cell, regeneration of components utilized during operation of the fuel cell, and generating power using the fuel cell.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1343275
Assignee:
THE CHARLES STARK DRAPER LABORATORY, INC. CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,564,650
Application Number:
13/565,376
Contract Number:
SC0001556
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Aug 02
Research Org:
THE CHARLES STARK DRAPER LABORATORY, INC. Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

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