Search for dissertations about: "Membrane Electrode Assembly"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Membrane Electrode Assembly.

  1. 1. Membrane Electrode Assemblies Based on Hydrocarbon Ionomers and New Catalyst Supports for PEM Fuel Cells

    Author : Sophie von Kraemer; Göran Lindbergh; Antonino Aricò; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Catalyst support; Carbon; High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell; Hydrocarbon Ionomer; Membrane Electrode Assembly; Nafion; PEFC; PEMFC; Porous Electrode; Sulfonated Polysulfone; Titanium Dioxide; Chemical engineering; Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : The proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is a potential electrochemicalpower device for vehicles, auxiliary power units and small-scale power plants. In themembrane electrode assembly (MEA), which is the core of the PEMFC single cell,oxygen in air and hydrogen electrochemically react on separate sides of a membraneand electrical energy is generated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovations in nanomaterials for proton exchange membrane fuel cells

    Author : Robin Sandström; Thomas Wågberg; Ludvig Edman; Florian Nitze; Licheng Sun; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fuel Cells; Membrane Electrode Assembly; Oxygen Reduction Reaction; Platinum alloy catalyst; Nanoparticles; Gas Diffusion Electrode; Proton Exchange Membrane; Materials Science; materialvetenskap; fasta tillståndets fysik; Solid State Physics;

    Abstract : Hydrogen technologies are rapidly receiving increased attention as it offers a renewable energy alternative to the current petroleum-based fuel infrastructure, considering that continued large-scale use of such fossil fuels will lead to disastrous impacts on our environment. The proton exchange membrane fuel cell should play a significant role in a hydrogen economy since it enables convenient and direct conversion of hydrogen into electricity, thus allowing the use of hydrogen in applications particularly suited for the transportation industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nanocellulose: Energy Applications and Self-Assembly

    Author : Valentina Guccini; German Salazar-Alvarez; Olli Ikkala; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; nanocellulose; self-assembly; fuel cell; lithium ion battery; materialkemi; Materials Chemistry;

    Abstract : Technologies based on renewable materials are required to decrease the environmental cost and promote the development of a sustainable society. In this regard, nanocellulose extracted from wood finds many applications thanks to its intrinsic mechanical and chemical properties as well as the versatility in its manufacturing processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigations of proton conducting polymers and gas diffusion electrodes in the polymer electrolyte fuel cell

    Author : Peter Gode; Göran Lindbergh; Steven Holdcraft; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Theoretical chemistry; polymer electrolyte fuel cell; proton conducting membrane; porous electrode; gas permeability; degradation; water transport; Teoretisk kemi; Theoretical chemistry; Teoretisk kemi;

    Abstract : Polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFC) convert the chemically bound energy in a fuel, e.g. hydrogen, directly into electricity by an electrochemical process. Examples of future applications are energy conversion such as combined heat and power generation (CHP), zero emission vehicles (ZEV) and consumer electronics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Monopolar and Bipolar Membranes in Organic Bioelectronic Devices

    Author : Erik O. Gabrielsson; Magnus Berggren; Edwin Jager; Daniel Simon; Ari Ivaska; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bioelectronics; ionic; ion transport; bipolar membrane; conjugated polymer; amyloid; self-assembly;

    Abstract : In the 1970s it was discovered that organic polymers, a class of materials otherwise best know as insulating plastics, could be made electronically conductive. As an alternative to silicon semiconductors, organic polymers offer many novel features, characteristics, and opportunities, such as producing electronics at low costs using printing techniques, using organic chemistry to tune optical and electronic properties, and mechanical flexibility. READ MORE