Chapter 8. Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts for the Direct Methanol Fuel Cell

  1. Dr. Hansan Liu and
  2. Dr. Jiujun Zhang
  1. Chen-Hao Wang1,
  2. Li-Chyong Chen2 and
  3. Kuei-Hsien Chen1,2

Published Online: 12 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627707.ch8

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: From Fundamentals to Applications

How to Cite

Wang, C.-H., Chen, L.-C. and Chen, K.-H. (2009) Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts for the Direct Methanol 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.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academia Sinica, Institute of Atomic and Molecular, Sciences, Taipei 10617, Taiwan

  2. 2

    National Taiwan University, Center for Condensed Matter Sciences, Taipei 10617, Taiwan

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;
  • Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts;
  • methanol oxidation reaction;
  • electrochemical behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation of Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts

  • Characteristics of the Carbon Nanotube Electrode

  • Electrochemical Behavior of Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts

  • Direct Growth of Carbon Nanotubes as Catalyst Supports

  • Conclusion

  • References