Chapter 6. Platinum Alloys as Anode Catalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

  1. Dr. Hansan Liu and
  2. Dr. Jiujun Zhang
  1. Ermete Antolini

Published Online: 12 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627707.ch6

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

How to Cite

Antolini, E. (2009) Platinum Alloys as Anode Catalysts 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.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Scuola di Scienza dei Materiali, Via 25 aprile 22, 16016 Cogoleto, Genova, Italy

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;
  • anode;
  • Pt-based catalysts;
  • methanol oxidation reaction;
  • activity validation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phase Diagram vs. Activity: New Chances for DMFC Anodes

  • Preparation Methods of Pt Alloys

  • Activity Evaluation of Pt Alloys

  • Stability of Pt-Ru Catalysts in DMFC Environment

  • Conclusions

  • References