Maryland's Defense Patent Database

The defense community in Maryland is an R&D powerhouse.

Use this database to see the innovative patents that are poised for commercialization.

Method and apparatus for generating electrical power using sunlight and microorganisms

Patent image
NRL

Systems and methods are presented for generating and storing electric power in which a microbial solar cell is provided in a sealed container with photosynthetic organisms that generate reactants of the microbial fuel cell and the products of the microbial fuel cell from sunlight received through the container.

Inventors: 
Tender, Leonard M.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Electronics and Energy
FIle Date: 
2010-03-02
Grant Date: 
2016-12-27
Grant time: 
2,492 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
45
Claim count percentile rank: 
7
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY