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Title: Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Penn State University and National Energy Technology Laboratory

Abstract

This project will use bipolar membranes to produce efficient vapor-phase electrolysis cells for splitting CO 2 to CO and oxygen. CO is a valuable chemical feedstock that can be combined catalytically with hydrogen in the Fischer-Tropsch process to make liquid fuels. CO is arguably the best target for CO 2 reduction since, as a gaseous product, it is easily collected and is relatively immune to membrane crossover losses. The keys to success in this project are to design and synthesize hydrophilic, low resistance bipolar membranes and to create optimized electrode/catalyst/ electrolyte architectures based on these new membranes and advanced catalysts in order to achieve high current density at low overpotentials for CO 2 conversion. High current density is key to achieving industrially-relevant throughput for the process and low overpotentials maintain high overall efficiency for the process.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)
  2. National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory; Pennsylvania State University
OSTI Identifier:
1430062
Report Number(s):
NETL-AGMT-0709
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Hickner, Michael A., and Matranga, Christopher S. Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Penn State University and National Energy Technology Laboratory. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1430062.
Hickner, Michael A., & Matranga, Christopher S. Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Penn State University and National Energy Technology Laboratory. United States. doi:10.2172/1430062.
Hickner, Michael A., and Matranga, Christopher S. Tue . "Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Penn State University and National Energy Technology Laboratory". United States. doi:10.2172/1430062. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1430062.
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title = {Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Penn State University and National Energy Technology Laboratory},
author = {Hickner, Michael A. and Matranga, Christopher S.},
abstractNote = {This project will use bipolar membranes to produce efficient vapor-phase electrolysis cells for splitting CO2 to CO and oxygen. CO is a valuable chemical feedstock that can be combined catalytically with hydrogen in the Fischer-Tropsch process to make liquid fuels. CO is arguably the best target for CO2 reduction since, as a gaseous product, it is easily collected and is relatively immune to membrane crossover losses. The keys to success in this project are to design and synthesize hydrophilic, low resistance bipolar membranes and to create optimized electrode/catalyst/ electrolyte architectures based on these new membranes and advanced catalysts in order to achieve high current density at low overpotentials for CO2 conversion. High current density is key to achieving industrially-relevant throughput for the process and low overpotentials maintain high overall efficiency for the process.},
doi = {10.2172/1430062},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
}

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