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Stack materials and design

Fuel Cell Technology and Applications

Alkaline fuel cells and systems (AFC)

  1. K. Kordesch,
  2. V. Hacker

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470974001.f303063

Handbook of Fuel Cells

Handbook of Fuel Cells

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Kordesch, K. and Hacker, V. 2010. Stack materials and design. Handbook of Fuel Cells. .

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  1. Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2010


Materials, manufacturing processes, commercial products of carbon used for alkaline fuel cells and cell stacks and different designs are reviewed in this chapter. Different methods for water product removal used in terrestrial and in space applications together with electrode production techniques and development aspects of electrode materials for multi-layer electrodes are discussed.


  • alkaline fuel cell system;
  • stack;
  • electrode manufacturing;
  • carbon