US 11,655,548 B2
System for chemical conversion and electrical energy generation
Lynden A. Archer, Ithaca, NY (US); and Wajdi Issam Al Sadat, Freeville, NY (US)
Assigned to CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY (US)
Appl. No. 16/625,270
Filed by Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (US)
PCT Filed Jun. 18, 2018, PCT No. PCT/US2018/038021
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 20, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/236720, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 27, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/523,104, filed on Jun. 21, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0216967 A1, Jul. 9, 2020
Int. Cl. H01M 4/02 (2006.01); C25B 3/00 (2021.01); H01M 4/38 (2006.01); H01M 4/96 (2006.01); C25B 5/00 (2006.01); H01M 12/08 (2006.01)
CPC C25B 3/00 (2013.01) [C25B 5/00 (2013.01); H01M 4/38 (2013.01); H01M 4/96 (2013.01); H01M 12/08 (2013.01); H01M 2300/0022 (2013.01)] 35 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A process to upgrade a feedstock, the process comprising:
supplying a feedstock to a metal/oxygen electrochemical cell while operating the cell to generate current and to upgrade the feedstock, wherein operating the cell to upgrade the feedstock comprises: i) isomerizing the feedstock, ii) oligomerizing hydrocarbons, or iii) carboxylating hydrocarbons; and
recovering the upgraded feedstock.