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Title: Air Breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cell

Abstract

A method for activating a membrane electrode assembly for a direct methanol fuel cell is disclosed. The method comprises operating the fuel cell with humidified hydrogen as the fuel followed by running the fuel cell with methanol as the fuel.

Inventors:
;  [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
879859
Patent Number(s):
6596422
Application Number:
10/284009
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ren,, and Xiaoming,. Air Breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Ren,, & Xiaoming,. Air Breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. United States.
Ren,, and Xiaoming,. Tue . "Air Breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cell". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/879859.
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title = {Air Breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cell},
author = {Ren, and Xiaoming,},
abstractNote = {A method for activating a membrane electrode assembly for a direct methanol fuel cell is disclosed. The method comprises operating the fuel cell with humidified hydrogen as the fuel followed by running the fuel cell with methanol as the fuel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2003},
month = {7}
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