Chapter 13. Electrocatalysis in the Direct Methanol Alkaline Fuel Cell

  1. Dr. Hansan Liu and
  2. Dr. Jiujun Zhang
  1. Keith Scott and
  2. Eileen Yu

Published Online: 12 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627707.ch13

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

How to Cite

Scott, K. and Yu, E. (2009) Electrocatalysis in the Direct Methanol Alkaline Fuel Cell, in Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications (eds H. Liu and J. Zhang), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627707.ch13

Editor Information

  1. National Research Council Canada, Institute for Fuell Cell Innovation, 4250 Westbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1W5, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323777

Online ISBN: 9783527627707

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Keywords:

  • fuel cells;
  • electrocatalysis;
  • direct methanol alkaline fuel cells;
  • MOR catalysts;
  • ORR catalysts;
  • alkaline conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Alkaline Methanol Fuel Cells

  • Electrocatalysis of Methanol Oxidation in Alkaline Media

  • Oxygen Reduction and Methanol Tolerant Electrocatalysts

  • Direct Methanol Fuel Cells in Alkaline Media

  • Direct Alkaline Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

  • Alkaline Fuel Cells with other Direct Liquid Fuels

  • Conclusions

  • References