12. Phosphoric Acid, an Electrolyte for Fuel Cells – Temperature and Composition Dependence of Vapor Pressure and Proton Conductivity

  1. Prof. Detlef Stolten and
  2. Dr. Bernd Emonts
  1. Carsten Korte

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch12

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

How to Cite

Korte, C. (2012) Phosphoric Acid, an Electrolyte for Fuel Cells – Temperature and Composition Dependence of Vapor Pressure and Proton Conductivity, in Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology (eds D. Stolten and B. Emonts), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, IEF-3: Fuel Cells, Leo-Brandt-Straße, 52425 Jülich, Germany

Author Information

  1. Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, IEK-3, Leo-Brandt-Straße, 52425 Jülich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330126

Online ISBN: 9783527650248

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Keywords:

  • phosphoric acid;
  • electrolyte;
  • fuel cells;
  • vapor pressure;
  • composition;
  • proton conductivity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Short Overview of Basic Properties and Formal Considerations

  • Vapor Pressure of Water as a Function of Composition and Temperature

  • Proton Conductivity as a Function of Composition and Temperature

  • Equilibria between the Polyphosphoric Acid Species and “Composition” of Concentrated Phosphoric Acid

  • Conclusion

  • References