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Improved Electrolyte for Fuel Cells

Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), AZ, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Researchers at ASU have developed a novel electrolyte that works in hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells and increases the operating temperature to over 285 degrees Celsius with improved conductivity over standard phosphoric acid electrolytes.

Primary Application Area: Energy & Efficiency

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Technology can replace existing electrolyte materials and can also be the basis for an improved fuel cell operating at higher temperatures and improved efficiency.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 628

Website: www.azte.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Research is supported by DOD Army Research Grant

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Development / License Partners