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Title: Miniature ceramic fuel cell

A miniature power source assembly capable of providing portable electricity is provided. A preferred embodiment of the power source assembly employing a fuel tank, fuel pump and control, air pump, heat management system, power chamber, power conditioning and power storage. The power chamber utilizes a ceramic fuel cell to produce the electricity. Incoming hydro carbon fuel is automatically reformed within the power chamber. Electrochemical combustion of hydrogen then produces electricity.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1]
  1. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
871013
Report Number(s):
US 5641585
US patent application 08/408,761
DOE Contract Number:
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Lockheed Martin Idaho Tech Co
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
miniature; ceramic; fuel; cell; miniature; power; source; assembly; capable; providing; portable; electricity; provided; preferred; embodiment; power; source; assembly; employing; fuel; tank; fuel; pump; control; air; pump; heat; management; power; chamber; power; conditioning; power; storage; power; chamber; utilizes; ceramic; fuel; cell; produce; electricity; incoming; hydro; carbon; fuel; automatically; reformed; power; chamber; electrochemical; combustion; hydrogen; produces; electricity; source assembly; source assembly; air pump; power conditioning; fuel cell; fuel cell; fuel tank; power source; power source; preferred embodiment; power chamber; power chamber; power chamber; assembly capable; ceramic fuel; ceramic fuel; fuel pump /429/