Chapter 5. State-of-the-Art Electrocatalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

  1. Dr. Hansan Liu and
  2. Dr. Jiujun Zhang
  1. Hanwei Lei,
  2. Paolina Atanassova,
  3. Yipeng Sun and
  4. Berislav Blizanac

Published Online: 12 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627707.ch5

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

How to Cite

Lei, H., Atanassova, P., Sun, Y. and Blizanac, B. (2009) State-of-the-Art Electrocatalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, 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.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Cabot Corporation, 5401 Venice Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, USA

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;
  • DMFC;
  • PtRu/C;
  • Methanol Oxidation Reaction;
  • spray conversion reaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Electrocatalysis and Electrocatalysts for DMFC

  • DMFC Electrocatalyst Characterization and Evaluation

  • DMFC Performance Advancement via MEA Design

  • Prospects for DMFC

  • Conclusions

  • References