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Solid state electrochemical composite

United States Patent

June 30, 2009
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Provided is a composite electrochemical device fabricated from highly electronically conductive materials such as metals, metal alloys, or electronically conductive ceramics. The electronic conductivity of the electrode substrate is maximized. The invention allows for an electrode with high electronic conductivity and sufficient catalytic activity to achieve high power density in ionic (electrochemical) devices such as fuel cells and electrolytic gas separation systems including oxygen generation system.
Visco; Steven J. (Berkeley, CA), Jacobson; Craig P. (Moraga, CA), DeJonghe; Lutgard C. (Lafayette, CA)
The Regents of The University of California (
11/ 042,788
January 24, 2005
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support in the course of or under prime contract No. DE-ACO3-76SF00098 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of California. The government has certain rights in this invention.