Novel electrolyte membranes and non-Pt catalysts for low temperature fuel cells
Poynton, SD, Kizewski, JP, Slade, RCT and Varcoe, JR (2010) Novel electrolyte membranes and non-Pt catalysts for low temperature fuel cells Solid State Ionics, 181 (3-4). 219 - 222. ISSN 0167-2738
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Varying thicknesses of ethylene-co-tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes (AAEMs) with quaternary ammonium functional groups were prepared using e-beam irradiation. The performances in H2/O2 single cell fuel cells were tested at 50 °C with the thinnest AAEM (S20) achieving the highest peak power density of 230 mW cm− 2. The ability to use non-Pt electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) at the cathode was also investigated.
|Additional Information:||NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Solid State Ionics. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Solid State Ionics, 181(3-4), February 2010, DOI 10.1016/j.ssi.2009.01.019.|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Chemistry|
|Depositing User:||Mr Adam Field|
|Date Deposited:||13 Jun 2012 13:25|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:20|
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