Patent Number: 8,716,356

Title: Proton-conducting membrane and its use

Abstract: The present invention relates to novel polyazoles, a proton-conducting polymer membrane based on these polyazoles and its use as polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) for producing membrane-electrode units for PEM-fuel cells, and also other shaped bodies comprising such polyazoles.

Inventors: Calundann; Gordon (North Plainfield, NJ), Benicewicz; Brian (Loudonville, NY), Baurmeister; Jochen (Eppstein, DE)

Assignee: BASF Fuel Cell GmbH

International Classification: C08J 5/20 (20060101); H01M 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018