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Peter M Golben, Matthew J Rosso Jr: Hydrogen compressor. MPD Technology Corporation, Francis J Mulligan Jr, Raymond J Kenny, September 6, 1983: US04402187 (45 worldwide citation)

Discloses a hydrogen compressor having two series of chambers or hydride containers specifically located in a pair of jackets adapted to contain flowing heat exchange liquid, e.g. water. The series of chambers are connected through a check valve arrangement and flow of hot and cold water through sai ...


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William B Retallick: Hydrogen storage cell. William H Eilberg, July 15, 1986: US04599867 (22 worldwide citation)

The purpose of this invention is to store hydrogen in the form of a metal hydride. The hydride is disposed on the surface of a plurality of metal fins which are attached to heat transfer tubes. The fins are closely spaced so that the weight of hydrogen stored per unit volume is high, approaching one ...


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Stanford R Ovshinsky, Rosa T Young, Baoquan Huang, Farshad Bavarian, Gene Nemanich: Hydrogen infrastructure, a combined bulk hydrogen storage/single stage metal hydride hydrogen compressor therefor and alloys for use therein. Energy Conversion Devices, Frederick W Mau II, David W Schumaker, Marvin S Siskind, January 6, 2004: US06672078 (18 worldwide citation)

A combine bulk storage/single stage metal hydride compressor, a hydrogen storage alloy therefore and a hydrogen transportation/distribution infrastructure which incorporates the combine bulk storage/single stage metal hydride compressor.


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David P Bloomfield: Electrochemical hydrogen compressor with electrochemical autothermal reformer. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, May 4, 1999: US05900031 (16 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen production plant includes an electrochemical autothermal reformer (EATR) that provides hydrogen to an electrochemical hydrogen compressor. The EATR includes an autothermal reformer region, a mixed ion conductor, and an anode supply region. The mixed ion conductor separates the autothermal ...


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David P Bloomfield: Electrochemical hydrogen compressor with electrochemical autothermal reformer. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, May 30, 2000: US06068673 (15 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen production plant includes an electrochemical autothermal reformer (EATR) that provides hydrogen to an electrochemical hydrogen compressor. The EATR includes an autothermal reformer region, a mixed ion conductor membrane or metal or metal alloy membrane, and an anode supply region. An anod ...


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Jeffrey W Chen: Combusting hydrocarbons excluding nitrogen using mixed conductor and metal hydride compressor. ChenTek, Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, October 4, 2005: US06951111 (13 worldwide citation)

Provided is a combustion engine having a combustion chamber. The combustion engine comprises an engine housing having an air intake port, a mixed conductor, a water intake port, an exhaust turbine and a hydrogen compressor assembly. The air intake port provides air to the mixed conductor which provi ...


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Friedrich Ottokar Wilhelm Arntz: Apparatus for the separation, and storage of hydrogen gas. January 11, 1977: US04002553 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to a new type of method and apparatus for separating, accumulating, compressing and subsequently storing hydrogen gas in a gas column separator system, whereby the lighter and lower density gas hydrogen may be pumped from the top of the column and the change in gas difference ...


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Peter M Golben: Hydrogen compressor. Ergenics, Charles E Baxley, March 19, 1985: US04505120 (11 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen compressor (10) having a hydride (26) suspended in a matrix (28). A cooling jacket (12) circumscribes the compressor (10) and a heater (22) is inserted within the compressor (10). A spring filter (30) is inserted within the compressor (10). A plurality of compressors (10A and 10B) are gan ...


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John A Kosek, José Giner, Anthony B LaConti: Method and system for producing high-pressure hydrogen. Giner Electrochemical Systems, Hale and Dorr, February 3, 2004: US06685821 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and systems for generating hydrogen gas at pressures high enough to fill a hydrogen storage cylinder for stationary and transportation applications. The hydrogen output of an electrochemical hydrogen gas generating device is integrated with an electrochemical hydrogen compresso ...


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Frano Barbir, Bhaskar Balasubramanian, Matt Stone: Electrochemical hydrogen compressor for electrochemical cell system and method for controlling. Proton Energy Systems, Cantor Colburn, February 7, 2006: US06994929 (9 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an electrochemical cell system comprises: a fuel cell stack comprising a fuel cell having a fuel cell hydrogen inlet and a fuel cell hydrogen outlet, and a first electrochemical hydrogen compressor in fluid communication with the fuel cell hydrogen outlet, wherein the first electr ...