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Core-shell fuel cell electrodes

United States Patent

9,716,279
July 25, 2017
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Core-Shell Fuel Cell Electrodes
Embodiments of the disclosure relate to electrocatalysts. The electrocatalyst may include at least one gas-diffusion layer having a first side and a second side, and particle cores adhered to at least one of the first and second sides of the at least one gas-diffusion layer. The particle cores includes surfaces adhered to the at least one of the first and second sides of the at least one gas-diffusion layer and surfaces not in contact with the at least one gas-diffusion layer. Furthermore, a thin layer of catalytically atoms may be adhered to the surfaces of the particle cores not in contact with the at least one gas-diffusion layer.
Adzic; Radoslav (East Setauket, NY), Bliznakov; Stoyan (South Setauket, NY), Vukmirovic; Miomir (Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
14/ 279,012
20150017565
May 15, 2014
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.