Patent Number: 7,132,190

Title: Electrode arrangement for a fuel cell

Abstract: A microreactor for use in an electrode system of a fuel cell includes a filament having a supporting core and a plurality of spokes extending radially from the core, the filament forming an electrode against which a fuel component flows. A membrane is supported on the spokes to form flow channels for the fuel component, the filament and the membrane supporting each other.

Inventors: Blum; Stephen (Dusseldorf, DE), Heggemann; Robert (Paderborn, DE), Luhrs; Bernd (Buren, DE)

Assignee: 2S-Sophisticated Systems Limited

International Classification: H01M 4/90 (20060101); C25B 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00