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

United States Patent

9,564,650
February 7, 2017
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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.
Harjes; Daniel I. (Acton, MA), Dineen, Jr.; D. Andrew (Cambridge, MA), Guo; Liang (Frederick, MD), Calo; Joseph M. (Greenville, RI), Bloomfield; Valerie J. (Melrose, MA)
THE CHARLES STARK DRAPER LABORATORY, INC. (Cambridge, MA), BROWN UNIVERSITY (Providence, RI)
13/ 565,376
August 2, 2012
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-SC0001556 awarded by the Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.