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Peter A Kerrebrock, A Steven Wayne: Hydrogen generation by hydrolysis of hydrides for undersea vehicle fuel cell energy systems. The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, December 13, 1994: US05372617 (146 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen generator for hydrolyzing hydrides substantially at stoichiometry to provide hydrogen on demand to a fuel cell is disclosed. The generator comprises a sealable, pressurizable, thermally insulated vessel into which a hydride in granular form is loaded. Water, most of which may be a byprodu ...


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Yujiro Oshima, Katsushi Abe, Kazuo Kawahara, Koji Yokota, Hideaki Muraki, Masayuki Fukui: Method and apparatus for reducing nitrogen oxides from internal combustion engine. Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, December 28, 1993: US05272871 (120 worldwide citation)

Hydrogen gas from a hydrogen generator which creates hydrogen gas by the electrolysis of water or water vapor is supplied at the entrance to a catalyzer provided in an exhaust line. The catalyzer performs a catalytic reaction between hydrogen gas and nitrogen oxides to achieve decomposition into nit ...


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Walter G Taschek: Miniature hydrogen generator. Nathan Edelberg, May 22, 1979: US04155712 (106 worldwide citation)

A relatively small size apparatus for generating hydrogen by the reaction of a metal hydride with water vapor is disclosed. The metal hydride utilized to generate the hydrogen gas is housed in a fuel chamber of the apparatus and water vapor is introduced into the fuel chamber through a porous membra ...


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Donald F Szydlowski, George T Suljak: Compact hydrogen generator. International Fuel Cells Corporation, William W Jones, April 12, 1988: US04737161 (68 worldwide citation)

The device catalytically reforms a raw hydrocarbon fuel to a hydrogen rich gas for fueling a fuel cell stack. The device is compact so as to be usable in mobile or temporary applications, such as in vehicles, trailors, as an emergency generator or the like. The device has generally cylindrical housi ...


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Robert E Buxbaum: Hydrogen generator. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, October 8, 2002: US06461408 (61 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for extracting a gas, in particular hydrogen, from a fluid stream utilizing a plate membrane flattened with a wave spring on the low pressure side of the membrane and a turbulence generator on the high pressure side. Alternately, the membrane is folded and wrapped against a central cond ...


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Cornelius E Bailey Jr, Walter G Taschek: Vertical type porous membrane hydrogen generator. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Nathan Edelberg, Robert P Gibson, April 14, 1981: US04261955 (60 worldwide citation)

The disclosure concerns an apparatus for generating gas by the reaction of water reactive gas producing fuel with water vapor. A chamber houses the metal hydride fuel and a water vapor is introduced into the fuel chamber through a pair of spaced porous hydrophobic membranes. Reaction of the water va ...


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Eugene Long, Jeff Schmidt, Frank Lynch: Portable hydrogen generator. Ball Corporation, Gilbert E Alberding, January 14, 1997: US05593640 (59 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen generator employs substantially adiabatic hydrolysis and thermal decomposition of chemical hydrides to provide a controllable generation of hydrogen from a small, lightweight container. The hydrogen generator includes a thermally isolated container for containing a chemical hydride, a pre ...


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Eugene Long, Jeff Schmidt, Frank Lynch: Portable hydrogen generator. Ball Corporation, Sheridan Ross PC, December 30, 1997: US05702491 (57 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen generator employs substantially adiabatic hydrolysis and thermal decomposition of chemical hydrides to provide a controllable generation of hydrogen from a small, lightweight container. The hydrogen generator includes a thermally isolated container for containing a chemical hydride, a pre ...


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Tae Chun Kim, Kyung Shick Yoon, Seong Jae Jeong, Jae Sung Han, Joon Ho Hyoung: Natural gas-using hydrogen generator. Yukong, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco PC, August 3, 1999: US05932181 (57 worldwide citation)

A natural gas-using hydrogen generator is provided which is able to produce high purity hydrogen from natural gas and water. The generator comprises a desulfurization reactor, a reformer and a PSA. The natural gas-using hydrogen generator also comprises a first pipe line for connecting the reformer ...


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Walter Juda, Charles W Krueger, R Todd Bombard: Diffusion-bonded palladium-copper alloy framed membrane for pure hydrogen generators and the like and method of preparing the same. Walter Juda Associates, Rines and Rines, May 18, 1999: US05904754 (56 worldwide citation)

A hydrogen-selective thin Pd/40% Cu membrane as for use as a wall connecting high and low pressure chambers of a hydrogen generator, comprising the foil having its edge area diffusion-bonded to a copper-surfaced metallic frame; and a method of preparing the same.