Patents by Inventor Nicolas Jannin

Nicolas Jannin has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220146050
    Abstract: Tank for storing liquefied gas comprising a sealed housing defining a storage space for the liquefied gas, the housing comprising a lower end and an upper end, the tank comprising a device for measuring the level of liquid in the housing, the device for measuring the level of liquid comprising, arranged in the housing, a float and a guide for moving the float, characterized in that the guide comprises an end connected to an upper portion of the housing and a lower end connected to a lower portion of the housing, the float being mounted moveably in translation on the guide such that the float is free to slide along the guide, the device for measuring the level of liquid further comprising at least one float position sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Nicolas JANNIN, Jerome LOSCO, Thomas FAYER
  • Publication number: 20210119227
    Abstract: The invention relates to a bipolar plate for a fuel cell stack that extends in a vertical plane in the use position, the plate comprising opposed first and second transverse edges, upper and lower longitudinal edges, a central region arranged between the edges, a first opening for a heat transfer fluid inlet, a second opening for heat transfer fluid collection a third opening for an oxidant inlet, a fourth opening for oxidant collection, a fifth opening for the inlet of a fuel, a sixth opening for fuel collection, wherein the first, third and sixth openings are arranged in the first transverse edge and are arranged axially in relation to one another, the second, fourth and fifth openings are arranged in the second transverse edge and are arranged axially in relation to one another, and, in the vertical position of use of the plate: the sixth opening are arranged below the first and third openings, the fourth opening is arranged below the second and fifth openings, and the second opening is arranged above the
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Johan ANDRE, Camille BOUVIER, Eric CLAUDE, Nicolas JANNIN, Denis SIRAC, Didier ZAEPFFEL
  • Publication number: 20200124233
    Abstract: A station for filling pressurized gas tanks comprising a filling circuit having an upstream end connected to at least one source of gas and a downstream end, the filling circuit comprising a unit for compressing gas coming from the source, the filling station comprising a device for cooling the compressed gas comprising a heat exchanger situated in the filling circuit configured to provide heat exchange between the pressurized gas and a cooling fluid, the cooling device comprising a reserve of cryogenic liquid constituting the cooling fluid and a cooling circuit connecting the reserve of cryogenic liquid to the heat exchanger in order to transfer heat from the pressurized gas to the cryogenic liquid, the cooling circuit further comprising a gas sampling line connecting a volume containing the vaporized gas from the reserve to the heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Jean-Jacques CHOLLAT, Thibaut FRANCOIS, Nicolas JANNIN, Thierry OTT
  • Patent number: 9601786
    Abstract: Leakproofing device for a fuel cell intended to be interposed between an Electrodes Membrane Assembly and a polar or bipolar plate of a fuel cell unit, the device consisting of a rigid frame and of a leakproofing seal integral with the frame, the frame furnished with the leakproofing seal defining a plurality of apertures through the device, the apertures being delimited by the leakproofing seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide Société Anonyme Pour L'Étude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Arnaud Cerceau, Alain Guinebert, Nicolas Jannin, Elisabeth Rossinot, Helene Trouve, Denis Sirac
  • Patent number: 9425467
    Abstract: A fuel cell plate includes at least one circulation channel for a reagent. The at least one circulation channel has an inlet communicating with a reagent distribution orifice formed through the plate. The plate also includes a reagent inlet collector orifice that is distinct from the reagent distribution orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignees: L'Air Liquide Société Anonyme Pour L'Étude, Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Arnaud Cerceau, Daniel Gastaldin, Nicolas Jannin, Julien Marteau, Marion Paris, Elisabeth Rossinot, Helene Trouve
  • Publication number: 20150263360
    Abstract: Leakproofing device for a fuel cell intended to be interposed between an Electrodes Membrane Assembly and a polar or bipolar plate of a fuel cell unit, the device consisting of a rigid frame and of a leakproofing seal integral with the frame, the frame furnished with the leakproofing seal defining a plurality of apertures through the device, the apertures being delimited by the leakproofing seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Arnaud Cerceau, Alain Guinebert, Nicolas Jannin, Elisabeth Rossinot, Helene Trouve, Denis Sirac
  • Publication number: 20140120449
    Abstract: Fuel cell plate, the reactive face of the plate being provided with reliefs and hollows forming at least one circulation channel for a reagent, the at least one circulation channel for a reagent having an inlet communicating with a reagent distribution orifice formed through the plate, the plate also comprising a reagent inlet collector orifice that is distinct from the reagent distribution orifice, the reagent inlet collector orifice being provided to supply reagent to the inlet of at least one channel via a passage putting in fluid relationship the inlet collector orifice and the reagent distribution orifice, the inlet collector orifice extending longitudinally in the plane of the plate in a first longitudinal direction between a first bottom end and a second top end, the distribution orifice extending longitudinally in the plane of the plate in a second longitudinal direction between a first bottom end and a second top end, the first and second longitudinal directions being parallel to each other and verti
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Arnaud CERCEAU, Daniel Gastaldin, Nicolas Jannin, Julien Marteau, Marion Paris, Elisabeth Rossinot, Helene Trouve