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Title: Fuel cell system with interconnect

The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least one interconnect, the interconnect being structured to conduct free electrons between adjacent electrochemical cells. Each interconnect includes a primary conductor embedded within the electrolyte layer and structured to conduct the free electrons.
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LG Fuel Cell Systems Inc. (North Canton, OH) NETL
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Patent File Date: 2015 Aug 11
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LG Fuel Cell Systems Inc., North Canton, OH (United States)
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United States

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