Direct borohydride fuel cells
Ponce de Leon, C., Walsh, F.C., Pletcher, D., Browning, D.J. and Lakeman, J.B. (2006) Direct borohydride fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 155, (2), 172-181. (doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2006.01.011).
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The recent, rapid progress in the development of direct borohydride fuel cells is reviewed. Electrochemical reactions are considered together with the importance of operating parameters on cell performance. The advances in technology necessary for a widespread testing and more application of borohydride fuel cells are highlighted. A comparison of borohydride and methanol fuel cells shows that both system exhibit similar cell voltages, current and power densities despite that methanol cells operate at higher temperatures. The results are encouraging although more research is necessary, particularly in the synthesis of new electrocatalysts for borohydride oxidation.
|Keywords:||borohydride, electrocatalysts, fuel cell, hydrogen membranes sodium-borohydride, hydrogen storage, chemical hydride, anodic-oxidation, ru catalyst, hydrolysis, generation, ion, tetrahydroborate, performance|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Chemistry
|Date Deposited:||01 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:29|
|Contact Email Address:||F.C.Walsh@soton.ac.uk|
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