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1 EP3613875A2
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3613875A2 Publication Date: 2020-02-26 Application Number: 19200700.3 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Skyre, Inc.   IPC: C25B1/04 Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the first electrochemical cell or stack. A second electrochemical cell or cell stack includes a water inlet in fluid communication with the anode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack. A controller is configured to operate the first electrochemical cell or cell stack as a primary hydrogen source and to controllably operate the second electrochemical cell or cell stack as a secondary hydrogen source. A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical ...More ...Less
2 EP3635390A1
HYDROGEN MONITORING AND DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND METHODS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3635390A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-15 Application Number: 18813840.8 Filing Date: 2018-06-05 Inventor: Molter, Trent M.   Preston, Joshua S.   Pasaogullari, Ugur   Bonville, Leonard J.   Banas, Charles   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Skyre, Inc.   University of Connecticut   IPC: G01N33/00
3 US2019336911A1
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONCENTRATING HYDROGEN ISOTOPES
Publication/Patent Number: US2019336911A1 Publication Date: 2019-11-07 Application Number: 16/507,265 Filing Date: 2019-07-10 Inventor: Ludlow, Daryl   Hesler, Gregory P.   Molter, Trent M.   Assignee: Ludlow, Daryl   Hesler, Gregory P.   Molter, Trent M.   IPC: B01D53/32 Abstract: In an embodiment, a method of concentrating a hydrogen isotope, comprises delivering a fluid comprising the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated and an additional gas other than then hydrogen isotope to an anode of an electrochemical cell comprising a hydron exchange membrane comprising hydrons of the hydrogen isotope, and also comprising said anode on a first side of the hydron exchange membrane, a cathode on a second side of the hydron exchange membrane, and an electrical circuit connection between the anode and the cathode; removing a first stream in fluid communication with the cathode, the first stream comprising concentrated hydrogen isotope; and removing a second stream in fluid communication with the anode, comprising the additional gas delivered to the anode depleted of the hydrogen isotope. In an embodiment, a method of concentrating a hydrogen isotope, comprises delivering a fluid comprising the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated and an additional gas other than then hydrogen isotope to an anode of an electrochemical cell comprising a hydron exchange membrane ...More ...Less
4 EP3366813B1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3366813B1 Publication Date: 2019-10-02 Application Number: 18159278.3 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Skyre, Inc.   IPC: C25B15/02
5 US2018071678A1
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONCENTRATING HYDROGEN ISOTOPES
Publication/Patent Number: US2018071678A1 Publication Date: 2018-03-15 Application Number: 15/701,089 Filing Date: 2017-09-11 Inventor: Molter, Trent M.   Hesler, Greg   Ludlow, Daryl   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations, Inc.   IPC: B01D53/32 Abstract: An electrochemical hydrogen isotope concentrating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes an inlet stream of the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated. The apparatus also includes an electrochemical cell that includes a hydron exchange membrane containing hydrons of the hydrogen isotope, an anode on a first side of the hydron exchange membrane in fluid communication with the inlet stream, a cathode on a second side of the hydron exchange membrane, and an electrical circuit connection between the anode and the cathode. The apparatus further includes two outlet streams: a first outlet stream of the hydrogen isotope in fluid communication with the cathode, and a second outlet stream depleted of the hydrogen isotope in fluid communication with the anode. An electrochemical hydrogen isotope concentrating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes an inlet stream of the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated. The apparatus also includes an electrochemical cell that includes a hydron exchange membrane containing hydrons of the ...More ...Less
6 US201871678A1
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONCENTRATING HYDROGEN ISOTOPES
Publication/Patent Number: US201871678A1 Publication Date: 2018-03-15 Application Number: 20/171,570 Filing Date: 2017-09-11 Inventor: Molter, Trent M   Ludlow, Daryl   Baker, Philip   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations, Inc.   IPC: B01D53/32 Abstract: An electrochemical hydrogen isotope concentrating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes an inlet stream of the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated. The apparatus also includes an electrochemical cell that includes a hydron exchange membrane containing hydrons of the hydrogen isotope, an anode on a first side of the hydron exchange membrane in fluid communication with the inlet stream, a cathode on a second side of the hydron exchange membrane, and an electrical circuit connection between the anode and the cathode. The apparatus further includes two outlet streams: a first outlet stream of the hydrogen isotope in fluid communication with the cathode, and a second outlet stream depleted of the hydrogen isotope in fluid communication with the anode. An electrochemical hydrogen isotope concentrating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes an inlet stream of the hydrogen isotope to be concentrated. The apparatus also includes an electrochemical cell that includes a hydron exchange membrane containing hydrons of the ...More ...Less
7 EP3366813A1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3366813A1 Publication Date: 2018-08-29 Application Number: 18159278.3 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Skyre, Inc.   IPC: C25B15/02 Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the first electrochemical cell or stack. A second electrochemical cell or cell stack includes a water inlet in fluid communication with the anode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack. A controller is configured to operate the first electrochemical cell or cell stack as a primary hydrogen source and to controllably operate the second electrochemical cell or cell stack as a secondary hydrogen source. A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical ...More ...Less
8 EP3017089B1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3017089B1 Publication Date: 2018-04-11 Application Number: 14820608.9 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations LLC   IPC: C25B15/02
9 US2018372701A1
HYDROGEN MONITORING AND DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND METHODS
Publication/Patent Number: US2018372701A1 Publication Date: 2018-12-27 Application Number: 16/000,118 Filing Date: 2018-06-05 Inventor: Molter, Trent M.   Pasaogullari, Ugur   Bonville, Leonard J.   Banas, Charles   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Skyre, Inc.   University of Connecticut   IPC: G01N33/00 Abstract: In an embodiment, a hydrogen monitoring system comprises a plurality of sensing elements that individually comprise a working electrode, a counter electrode, an insulating layer located in between the working electrode and the counter electrode, a catalyst located on an end of both the working electrode and the counter electrode, an electrolyte located on the end of the sensing elements on both the working electrode and the counter electrode, between the working electrode and the counter electrode, and in contact with the catalyst, and an electrical circuit located on an opposite end of the sensing element that connects the working electrode and the counter electrode. In an embodiment, a hydrogen monitoring system comprises a plurality of sensing elements that individually comprise a working electrode, a counter electrode, an insulating layer located in between the working electrode and the counter electrode, a catalyst located on an end of ...More ...Less
10 US2018342742A1
MODULAR ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL COMPONENTS, STACKS, SYSTEMS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE
Publication/Patent Number: US2018342742A1 Publication Date: 2018-11-29 Application Number: 15/761,576 Filing Date: 2016-08-31 Inventor: Dristy, Mark E.   Molter, Trent M.   Mcphee, William A. G.   Preston, Joshua S.   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations, Inc.   IPC: H01M8/0273 Abstract: A method of manufacturing electrochemical cell stacks of different sizes or configurations is disclosed in which a first planar module having a first planar size and configuration is assembled from a first inventory of parts including planar modular parts having mating surfaces along connectable ends. The planar modular parts are connected in a co-planar configuration to form the first planar module having the first size and configuration. A second inventory of parts including planar modular parts in common with the first inventory is identified, and a second planar module having a different planar size or configuration than the first planar module is assembled from the second inventory. The first and second planar modules are assembled with other planar modules and component to form electrochemical stacks corresponding to the planar size and configuration of the respective first or second planar module. A method of manufacturing electrochemical cell stacks of different sizes or configurations is disclosed in which a first planar module having a first planar size and configuration is assembled from a first inventory of parts including planar modular parts having mating surfaces ...More ...Less
11 EP3345239A1
MODULAR ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL COMPONENTS, STACKS, SYSTEMS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3345239A1 Publication Date: 2018-07-11 Application Number: 16842879.5 Filing Date: 2016-08-31 Inventor: Dristy, Mark E.   Molter, Trent M.   Mcphee, William A. G.   Preston, Joshua S.   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations LLC   IPC: H01M8/2432
12 KR20180037313A
모듈형 전기화학 전지 부품, 스택, 시스템, 및 제조 방법
Title (English): Modular electronic chemical battery components, stacking, systems and manufacturing methods
Publication/Patent Number: KR20180037313A Publication Date: 2018-04-11 Application Number: 20187009229 Filing Date: 2016-08-31 Inventor: Dristy, Mark E   Molter, Trent M   Preston, Joshua S   Hesler, Gregory   Mcphee, William A G   Assignee: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, LLC   IPC: H01M8/1018 Abstract: 상이한 크기들 또는 구성들의 전기화학 전지 스택을 제조하는 방법이 개시되며, 이 방법에서 제1 평면 크기와 구성을 가진 제1 평면 모듈은, 연결 가능한 단부들을 따라서 결합 표면들(mating surfaces)을 가진 평면 모듈형 부품들을 포함하는 부품들의 제1 목록으로부터 조립된다. 상기 평면 모듈형 부품들은 제1 크기와 구성을 가진 상기 제1 평면 모듈을 형성하기 위해 동일-평면 구성(co-planar configuration)으로 연결된다. 상기 제1 목록과 공통된 평면 모듈형 부품들을 포함하는 부품들의 제2 목록이 식별되고, 상기 제1 평면 모듈과 상이한 평면 크기 또는 구성을 가진 제2 평면 모듈은 상기 제2 목록으로부터 조립된다. 상기 각개의 제1 또는 제2 평면 모듈의 평면 크기와 구성에 상응하는 전기화학 스택들을 형성하기 위해, 상기 제1 및 제2 평면 모듈들은 다른 평면 모듈들 및 부품들과 조립된다. 상이한 크기들 또는 구성들의 전기화학 전지 스택을 제조하는 방법이 개시되며, 이 방법에서 제1 평면 크기와 구성을 가진 제1 평면 모듈은, 연결 가능한 단부들을 따라서 결합 표면들(mating surfaces)을 가진 평면 모듈형 부품들을 포함하는 부품들의 제1 목록으로부터 조립된다. 상기 평면 모듈형 부품들은 제1 크기와 구성을 가진 상기 제1 평면 모듈을 형성하기 위해 동일-평면 구성(co-planar configuration)으로 연결된다. 상기 제1 목록과 공통된 평면 모듈형 부품들 ...More ...Less
13 EP3017089A4
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3017089A4 Publication Date: 2017-03-08 Application Number: 14820608 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Molter, Trent M   Preston, Joshua S   Hesler, Gregory   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Dristy, Mark E   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations LLC   IPC: B01D53/32
14 WO2017040625A1
MODULAR ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL COMPONENTS
Publication/Patent Number: WO2017040625A1 Publication Date: 2017-03-09 Application Number: 2016049649 Filing Date: 2016-08-31 Inventor: Molter, Trent M   Preston, Joshua S   Hesler, Gregory   Dristy, Mark E   Mcphee, William A G   Assignee: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, LLC   IPC: H01M8/0202 Abstract: A method of manufacturing electrochemical cell stacks of different sizes or configurations is disclosed in which a first planar module having a first planar size and configuration is assembled from a first inventory of parts including planar modular parts having mating surfaces along connectable ends. The planar modular parts are connected in a co-planar configuration to form the first planar module having the first size and configuration. A second inventory of parts including planar modular parts in common with the first inventory is identified A method of manufacturing electrochemical cell stacks of different sizes or configurations is disclosed in which a first planar module having a first planar size and configuration is assembled from a first inventory of parts including planar modular parts having mating surfaces ...More ...Less
15 US9518331B2
Hydrogen system and method of operation
Publication/Patent Number: US9518331B2 Publication Date: 2016-12-13 Application Number: 14/321,123 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, LLC   IPC: C25B15/02 Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the first electrochemical cell or stack. A second electrochemical cell or cell stack includes a water inlet in fluid communication with the anode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack. A controller is configured to operate the first electrochemical cell or cell stack as a primary hydrogen source and to controllably operate the second electrochemical cell or cell stack as a secondary hydrogen source. A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical ...More ...Less
16 EP3017089A1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3017089A1 Publication Date: 2016-05-11 Application Number: 14820608.9 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations LLC   IPC: C25B15/02
17 KR20160025581A
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: KR20160025581A Publication Date: 2016-03-08 Application Number: 20167002159 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Dristy, Mark E   Molter, Trent M   Preston, Joshua S   Hesler, Gregory   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Assignee: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, LLC   IPC: C25B1/04 Abstract: 제1 전기화학 전지 또는 전지 스택의 애노드 측과 유체 연통(fluid communication)되는 수소를 포함하는 제1 가스에 대한 유입부
18 WO2015002953A1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: WO2015002953A1 Publication Date: 2015-01-08 Application Number: 2014045056 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Molter, Trent M   Preston, Joshua S   Hesler, Gregory   Dristy, Mark E   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Assignee: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, LLC   IPC: C25B1/10 Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical cell or cell stack A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical ...More ...Less
19 US2015001092A1
HYDROGEN SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION
Publication/Patent Number: US2015001092A1 Publication Date: 2015-01-01 Application Number: 14/321,123 Filing Date: 2014-07-01 Inventor: Preston, Joshua S.   Molter, Trent M.   Dristy, Mark E.   Krishnamurthy, Vyas   Hesler, Gregory   Assignee: Sustainable Innovations, LLC   IPC: C25B15/02 Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the first electrochemical cell or stack. A second electrochemical cell or cell stack includes a water inlet in fluid communication with the anode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack, and an outlet in fluid communication with the cathode side of the second electrochemical cell or cell stack. A controller is configured to operate the first electrochemical cell or cell stack as a primary hydrogen source and to controllably operate the second electrochemical cell or cell stack as a secondary hydrogen source. A system is disclosed for providing hydrogen that includes a first PEM electrochemical cell or stack including a membrane electrode assembly that includes an inlet for a first gas that comprises hydrogen in fluid communication with the anode side of the first electrochemical ...More ...Less
20 US7354675B2
Apparatus and method for maintaining compression of the active area in an electrochemical cell
Publication/Patent Number: US7354675B2 Publication Date: 2008-04-08 Application Number: 09/965,679 Filing Date: 2001-09-27 Inventor: Molter, Trent M.   Moulthrop, Jr. Lawrence C.   Shiepe, Jason K.   Speranza, A. John   Byron, Jr. Robert H.   Assignee: Proton Energy Systems, Inc.   IPC: H01M4/00 Abstract: An electrochemical cell includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a proton exchange membrane disposed between and in intimate contact with the electrodes, and a pressure pad disposed in electrical communication with the first electrode. The pressure pad is an electrically conductive sheet and is of a structure that is conformable to pressure variations within the cell. Methods of forming the pressure pad include disposing dimples or corrugations at the electrically conductive member. A method of maintaining compression within the cell includes disposing the electrically conductive member and the compression member at the first electrode, applying a load at the cell to compress the cell components, and maintaining electrical communication through the electrically conductive member. An electrochemical cell includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a proton exchange membrane disposed between and in intimate contact with the electrodes, and a pressure pad disposed in electrical communication with the first electrode. The pressure pad is an electrically ...More ...Less