Patent Number: 8,722,216

Title: Cathode design

Abstract: A cathode for a fuel cell comprising a catalyst layer; a backing layer mounted to an aperture in a fuel chamber of said fuel cell; 1) wherein said catalyst layer is mounted to the backing layer on a face opposed to the aperture, so as to be in fluid communication with atmospheric oxygen in the case of microbial fuel cell; and 2) wherein said catalyst layer is mounted to the backing layer on a face opposed to the aperture, so as to be in fluid communication with water in the case of microbial electrolysis cell.

Inventors: Ng; How Yong (Singapore, SG), Lefebvre; Olivier Patrick (Singapore, SG), Ooi; Wai Keong (Singapore, SG)

Assignee: National University of Singapore

International Classification: H01M 8/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018