US Patent No: 7,455,703

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Method for manufacturing polymer electrolyte fuel cell

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The present invention provides a polymer electrolyte fuel cell having an increased reaction area by forming a gas channel, a proton channel and an electron channel very close to each other inside a catalyst layer. This polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes a hydrogen ion conductive polymer electrolyte membrane; and a pair of electrodes having catalyst layers sandwiching the hydrogen ion conductive polymer electrolyte membrane between them and gas diffusion layers in contact with the catalyst layers, in which the catalyst layer of at least one of the electrodes comprises carbon particles supporting a noble metal catalyst, and the carbon particles include at least two kinds of carbon particles adsorbing a hydrogen ion conductive polymer electrolyte in mutually different dispersed states.

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PANASONIC CORPORATIONOSAKA, JP13316

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hori, Yoshihiro Nara, JP 165 1027
Kosako, Shinya Nishinomiya, JP 35 143
Morita, Junji Moriguchi, JP 60 75
Sakai, Osamu Nagano, JP 90 535
Sugawara, Yasushi Higashiosaka, JP 89 353
Uchida, Makoto Hirakata, JP 139 725
Yamamoto, Masao Tokyo, JP 157 1173
Yasumoto, Eiichi Kyoto, JP 94 408
Yoshida, Akihiko Hirakata, JP 149 910

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (2)
5,723,173 Method for manufacturing solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell 23 1996
6,060,187 Solid polymer type fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same 7 1998
 
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (1)
5,211,984 Membrane catalyst layer for fuel cells 133 1991
 
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K. (1)
5,728,485 Electrode for polymer electrolyte electrochemical cell and process of preparing same 26 1997
 
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 6,589,685 Fuel cell electrode catalyst solution and production method therefor 5 2001
 
WATANABE, MASAHIRO (1)
5,766,788 Electrode composition material for polymer electrolyte fuel cell and process of preparing same 30 1996
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