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Carbonate fuel cell matrix

United States Patent

*** EXPIRED ***
December 3, 1996
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A carbonate fuel cell matrix comprising support particles and crack attenuator particles which are made platelet in shape to increase the resistance of the matrix to through cracking. Also disclosed is a matrix having porous crack attenuator particles and a matrix whose crack attenuator particles have a thermal coefficient of expansion which is significantly different from that of the support particles, and a method of making platelet-shaped crack attenuator particles.
Farooque; Mohammad (Huntington, CT), Yuh; Chao-Yi (New Milford, CT)
Energy Research Corporation (Danbury, CT)
08/ 319,269
October 6, 1994
This invention was made with Government support under Contract Nos. DE-AC21-90MC27168 and DE-FG05-93ER81512 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.