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Prospects for alkaline zero gap water electrolysers for hydrogen production

Pletcher, Derek and Li, Xiaohong (2011) Prospects for alkaline zero gap water electrolysers for hydrogen production International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36, (23), pp. 15089-15104. (doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.08.080).

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This review makes the case for cheaper and more efficient water electrolysis technology. In particular, the potential advantages of zero gap, alkaline water electrolysers based on hydroxide ion conducting membranes are highlighted. Following a brief introduction into the thermodynamics and kinetics of water electrolysis, recent developments in oxygen evolving anodes, hydrogen evolving cathodes and hydroxide transporting membranes appropriate to such technology are reviewed.

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Published date: November 2011
Keywords: hydrogen production, alkaline water electrolysers, anion exchange membrane, zero gap membrane cells, hydrogen evolution cathode, oxygen evolution anode
Organisations: Engineering Science Unit, Electrochemistry


Local EPrints ID: 344842
ISSN: 0360-3199
PURE UUID: 14b2ec77-0990-4ab6-becc-e59a3bff7b55

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Date deposited: 06 Nov 2012 10:11
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:13

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Author: Derek Pletcher
Author: Xiaohong Li

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