Patent Number: 7,820,314

Title: Proton-conducting membrane and use thereof

Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel proton-conducting polymer membrane based on polyazole block polymers which, owing to their outstanding chemical and thermal properties, can be used widely and are suitable in particular as polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) for producing membrane electrode units or so-called PEM fuel cells.

Inventors: Calundann; Gordon (North Plainfield, NJ), Uensal; Oemer (Mainz, DE), Benicewicz; Brian (Loundonville, NY), Scanlon; Eugene (Troy, NY)

Assignee: BASF Fuel Cell Research GmbH

International Classification: H01M 8/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00