Progress in development of direct dimethyl ether fuel cells

  • Serov A
  • Kwak C
  • 1

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

The present review summarizes recent research achievements related to the use of alternative fuel (specifically, dimethyl ether) in portable fuel cell devices. This review discusses the development of new electrocatalysts for successful dimethyl ether (DME) oxidation, the preparation and performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) and the effects of different fuel cell operation conditions The mechanisms of processes occurring at the anode and cathode are described, as shown in the literature. Different MEA structures are suggested for the purpose of altering the catalytic activity of anode catalysts and thereby improving the power output of direct DME fuel cells. © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Anode
  • Catalyst
  • Dimethyl ether
  • Fuel cell

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • A. Serov

  • C. Kwak

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free