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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

The use of rare earth-based materials in low-temperature fuel cells

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Author(s):
Antolini, Ermete [1] ; Perez, Joelma [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Scuola Sci Mat, I-16016 Genoa - Italy
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Quim Sao Carlos, BR-13560970 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Review article
Source: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY; v. 36, n. 24, p. 15752-15765, DEC 2011.
Web of Science Citations: 37
Abstract

Rare earth-based materials can play different roles in fuel cell systems. These compounds can be used as catalysts, co-catalysts and electrolytes additives in different types of fuels cells. In particular, a promising acid direct methanol fuel cell can be obtained using rare earth-based materials as both anode and cathode co-catalysts and proton exchange membrane additive. In this work an overview of the use of rare earth-based materials in low-temperature fuel cells is presented. Copyright (C) 2011, Hydrogen Energy Publications, LLC. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/20045-0 - Fuel cells: contributions to the development of catalysts and to the understanding of scaling up problems
Grantee:Joelma Perez
Support type: Regular Research Grants