Dispositif pour la production d'un gaz et pile combustible

Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung von Gas und Brennstoffzelle

Gas generation system and fuel cell

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A gas generation system includes a chemical reactor integrated with a liquid/gas separator. The reactor is configured to receive a continuous stream of aqueous solution and to generate hydrogen produced in the reaction of water and a metal hydride. The gas/liquid separator comprises a hydrophobic membrane (46) which is wrapped around a catalyst (40) and hydrophilic membranes (42,44) which cover inlet (36) and outlet (38) of the chemical reactor. The gas generation system can be directly connected to a or integrated in a fuel cell.

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