Patent Number: 8,822,091

Title: Proton-conducting membrane and use thereof

Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel proton-conducting polymer membrane based on polyazoles which can, owing to its excellent chemical and thermal properties, be used for a variety of purposes and is particularly suitable as a polymer-electrolyte membrane (PEM) for the production of membrane electrode units for so-called PEM fuel cells.

Inventors: Uensal; Oemer (Mainz, DE), Christ; Gunter (Wallrabenstein, DE), Wirth; Kathrin (Baselich, DE)

Assignee: BASF Fuel Cell GmbH

International Classification: H01M 8/04 (20060101); C08J 5/20 (20060101); C07F 9/09 (20060101); C08G 73/18 (20060101); H01M 8/10 (20060101); H01M 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018