WO/2015/126885 ELECTRODE PROTECTION USING A COMPOSITE COMPRISING AN ELECTROLYTE-INHIBITING ION CONDUCTOR||WO||27.08.2015|
||PCT/US2015/016281||BASF SE||LARAMIE, Michael, G.|
Composite structures including an ion-conducting material and a polymeric material (e.g., a separator) to protect electrodes are generally described. The ion-conducting material may be in the form of a layer that is bonded to a polymeric separator. The ion-conducting material may comprise a lithium oxysulfide having a lithium-ion conductivity of at least at least 10-6 S/cm.
WO/2015/122024 FUEL CELL SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD||WO||20.08.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/059146||BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA||FUKATSU Yoshiaki|
Provided is a fuel cell system with which a number of purges can be adjusted in accordance with the state of a fuel gas. This fuel cell system is provided with a detection unit for detecting a physical quantity relevant to at least one of a hydrogen storage alloy
, a fuel gas flow path member, and a fuel cell stack. A control unit controls the opening and closing of a third valve (14) to perform a first purge at a predetermined purge timing, and determines whether to perform a second purge after the first purge on the basis of a first detection result detected by the detection unit at the time of the first purge.
20150217267 HYDROGEN GAS GENERATOR||US||06.08.2015|
||14683054||INTELLIGENT ENERGY INC.||Russell H. Barton|
A hydrogen generator, a fuel pellet assembly for use in the hydrogen generator and a fuel cell system are disclosed. The hydrogen generator includes a housing having a lid pivotally connected to a base and a strip having a plurality of heaters on one side and a second plurality of heaters on the opposite side. A first cartridge is disposed on one side of the strip and a second cartridge is disposed on the opposite side. Each of the first and second cartridges has a plurality of fuel pellets, each including a hydrogen-containing material that will release hydrogen gas when heated. The heaters are selectively activated to heat one or more fuel pellets to initiate the release of hydrogen gas.
20150217279 CATALYST FOR GENERATING HYDROGEN AND METHOD FOR GENERATING HYDROGEN||US||06.08.2015|
||14686382||NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY||Qiang Xu|
A catalyst for generating hydrogen containing at least one composite metal selected from the group consisting of a composite metal of platinum and nickel and a composite metal of iridium and nickel, the catalyst being used in a decomposition reaction of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of hydrazine and a hydrate thereof; and a method for generating hydrogen, including contacting the catalyst for generating hydrogen with at least one compound selected from the group consisting of hydrazine and a hydrate thereof. Hydrogen can be efficiently generated with improved selectivity in the method for generating hydrogen that utilizes the decomposition reaction of hydrazine.
WO/2015/115101 AROMATIC COMPOUND HYDROGENATION SYSTEM AND HYDROGEN STORAGE/TRANSPORT SYSTEM EQUIPPED WITH SAME, AND AROMATIC COMPOUND HYDROGENATION METHOD||WO||06.08.2015|
||PCT/JP2015/000400||CHIYODA CORPORATION||IMAGAWA, Kenichi|
[Problem] To reduce an energy required for a treatment for decreasing the concentration of a high-boiling-point component (including a substance that is poisoned with a dehydrogenation catalyst) which is contained in a hydrogenated aromatic compound produced by the hydrogenation of an aromatic compound.
[Solution] An aromatic compound hydrogenation system (2) has a constitution comprising: a hydrogenation reaction apparatus (11) for adding hydrogen to an aromatic compound through a hydrogenation reaction to produce a hydrogenated aromatic compound; a first separation apparatus (12) for carrying out the gas/liquid separation of a product in the hydrogenation reaction apparatus while keeping the product at a temperature that is equal to or higher than the approximate boiling point of the hydrogenated aromatic compound; and a second separation apparatus (13) for separating the hydrogenated aromatic compound contained in a gas that is separated by the first separation apparatus.
WO/2015/116964 REFORMER-ELECTROLYZER-PURIFIER (REP) ASSEMBLY FOR HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, SYSTEMS INCORPORATING SAME AND METHOD OF PRODUCING HYDROGEN||WO||06.08.2015|
||PCT/US2015/013837||FUELCELL ENERGY, INC.||JAHNKE, Fred, C.|
A high temperature electrolyzer assembly comprising at least one electrolyzer fuel cell including an anode and a cathode separated by an electrolyte matrix, and a power supply for applying a reverse voltage to the at least one electrolyzer fuel cell, wherein a gas feed comprising steam and one or more of CO2 and hydrocarbon fuel is fed to the anode of the at least one electrolyzer fuel cell, and wherein, when the power supply applies the reverse voltage to the at least one electrolyzer fuel cell, hydrogen-containing gas is generated by an electrolysis reaction in the anode of the at least one electrolyzer fuel cell and carbon dioxide is separated from the hydrogen-containing gas so that the at least one electrolyzer fuel cell outputs the hydrogen-containing gas and separately outputs an oxidant gas comprising carbon dioxide and oxygen.
2899156 HIGH-CAPACITY MACROMOLECULAR POLYMER HYDROGEN STORAGE MATERIAL AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF||EP||29.07.2015|
||13839381||WUHAN KAIDI ENG TECH RES INST||FANG ZHANGJIAN|
Provided is a high-capacity macromolecular polymer hydrogen storage
material, comprising a linear macromolecular polymer as a main chain, and a borane ammonia derivative grafted on the side chain and/or end of the linear macromolecular polymer after a side-chain group and/or end group of the linear macromolecular polymer is aminated by a polyamine compound and reacts with a borohydride. Also provided is a preparation method for the high-capacity macromolecular polymer hydrogen storage
2898951 COMPOSITE PHOTOCATALYST, AND PHOTOCATALYST MATERIAL||EP||29.07.2015|
||13839793||TOTO LTD||TOKUDOME HIROMASA|
Disclosed is a composite photocatalyst comprising photocatalyst particles for hydrogen generation and photocatalyst particles for oxygen generation that possess a high activity level of splitting water under visible light irradiation. Also disclosed is a photocatalytic member comprising a composite photocatalyst-containing photocatalytic layer fixed on a substrate. The composite photocatalyst comprises visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for hydrogen generation having a primary particle diameter of not more than 100 nm and visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for oxygen generation, the visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for hydrogen generation being in contact with the visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for oxygen generation.
20150203353 FUEL UNIT, GAS GENERATOR AND SYSTEM||US||23.07.2015|
||14676393||Intelligent Energy Inc.||Allison M. Fisher|
Disclosed is a fuel unit for a gas generator such as a hydrogen gas generator that can supply gas to a gas consuming system such as a fuel cell system. The fuel unit includes a housing containing a solid fuel composition and a heat producing material. The fuel composition contains gas releasing solid material that reacts to release gas when heated. The heat producing material reacts exothermically to produce heat. A plurality of quantities of the heat producing material are in thermal communication with corresponding portions of an unsegregated quantity the fuel composition such that, following initiation of a reaction of each quantity of the heat producing material, the quantity of heat producing material will heat the corresponding portion of the unsegregated quantity of the fuel composition, and the corresponding portion of the unsegregated quantity of the fuel composition will react to release a quantity of the gas.
20150196867 FRAMES FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES AND METHODS||US||16.07.2015|
||14593588||MEDTRONIC, INC.||Andrew J. Ries|
Frame structures, assemblies and methods for use in implantable medical devices. The frames may include one or more first polymeric portions and one or more second polymeric portions coupled to the one or more first polymeric portions. The one or more first polymeric portions may have a higher durometer than the one or more second polymeric portions. The one or more second polymeric portions may provide an interference fit between the one or more second polymeric portions and the housing and/or between the one or more second polymeric portions and one or more components disposed in the housing.