Patent Number: 7,820,316

Title: Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell

Abstract: A membrane electrode assembly includes a fluorine-based ion exchange resin membrane, a diffusion layer and a catalyst layer that supports a battery reaction. The catalyst layer is formed from Pt-carrying carbon nanotubes that is oriented on the fluorine-based ion exchange resin membrane, and non-Pt-carrying carbon nanotubes that is oriented on the diffusion layer.

Inventors: Nakanishi; Haruyuki (Susono, JP)

Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H01M 8/14 (20060101)

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