US 9,812,714 B2
Anode with remarkable stability under conditions of extreme fuel starvation
Emad El Batawi, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assigned to BLOOM ENERGY CORPORATION, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Filed by BLOOM ENERGY CORPORATION, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Filed on May 6, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/270,686.
Application 14/270,686 is a division of application No. 11/907,204, filed on Oct. 10, 2007, granted, now 8,748,056.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/852,396, filed on Oct. 18, 2006.
Prior Publication US 2014/0242495 A1, Aug. 28, 2014
Int. Cl. H01M 8/10 (2016.01); B05D 1/00 (2006.01); H01M 4/90 (2006.01); H01M 4/86 (2006.01); H01M 4/88 (2006.01); H01M 8/1253 (2016.01); H01M 8/124 (2016.01)
CPC H01M 4/9066 (2013.01) [H01M 4/861 (2013.01); H01M 4/8642 (2013.01); H01M 4/8652 (2013.01); H01M 4/8657 (2013.01); H01M 4/8885 (2013.01); H01M 4/9016 (2013.01); H01M 8/1253 (2013.01); H01M 2004/8684 (2013.01); H01M 2008/1293 (2013.01); Y02E 60/525 (2013.01); Y02P 70/56 (2015.11)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), comprising:
a solid oxide electrolyte comprising a fuel inlet and a fuel outlet;
a cathode electrode disposed on the electrolyte; and
an anode electrode disposed on the electrolyte and comprising a cermet comprising a nickel containing phase and a ceramic phase,
wherein a ratio of the nickel containing phase to the ceramic phase in the anode electrode increases in a fuel flow direction from the fuel inlet to the fuel outlet.