|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/053.R; 244/058; 244/062; 429/026|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 39 인용 특허 : 9|
A Solid Oxide Regenerative Fuel Cell (SORFC) or a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) is incorporated into an electrically powered airplane to provide either regenerative or primary electrical energy. The SORFC, the SOFC, or any other suitable fuel cell within an airplane may also be used to heat payload or equipment within the airplane. The SORFC is not only capable of generating electrical energy from fuel and a suitable oxidizer, but can also generate fuel through electrolysis of oxidized fuel. Thus, the SORFC system powering an airplane can obtain oxygen ox...
1. A solid oxide fuel cell adapted to power an airborne vehicle, wherein the solid oxide fuel cell comprises a solid oxide regenerative fuel cell (SORFC).2. The fuel cell of claim 1, wherein:the SORFC is adapted to power an unmanned, solar powered airplane in absence of sunlight; and the SORFC is adapted to regenerate fuel using electricity generated from sunlight. 3. The fuel cell of claim 1, wherein the SORFC is located in and is adapted to power an unmanned, electrically powered airplane.4. The fuel cell of claim 1, wherein the fuel cell is also adapt...