Tuesday, July 17, 2012

US Patent 8221934 - Titania nanofibers for fuel cells


This patent from GM Global teaches an improved catalyst layer for a fuel cell electrode based on titania and ionic nanotubes. Claim 1 reads:

1. A fuel cell component comprising:

an electrode having a non-carbon support material comprising nanotubes of titania and nanotubes of an ion conducting ionomer.