14. Nanostructured Materials for Fuel Cells

  1. Prof. Detlef Stolten and
  2. Dr. Bernd Emonts
  1. John F. Elter1,2

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch14

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

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

How to Cite

Elter, J. F. (2012) Nanostructured Materials for Fuel Cells, 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.ch14

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sustainable Systems LLC, 874, Old Albany Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110, USA

  2. 2

    University of Albany, State University of New York, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, NanoFab 300 East, 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12222, USA

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:

  • polymer electrolyte membranes;
  • fuel cells;
  • nanotechnology;
  • hydrogen oxidation;
  • oxygen reduction;
  • nanostructured materials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Fuel Cell and Its System

  • Triple Phase Boundary

  • Electrodes to Oxidize Hydrogen

  • Membranes to Transport Ions

  • Electrocatalysts to Reduce Oxygen

  • Catalyst Supports to Conduct Electrons

  • Future Directions

  • References