News tagged with electrolyte

Replacing Platinum in Fuel Cell Technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the biggest hindrances to the development of fuel cell technology is its cost. In order to work properly, polymer electrolyte fuel cells require a catalyst. So far, though, the most ...

Oct 20, 2009 weblog
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What's Smelly But Can Fuel a Car?

Driving home from a seminar on fuel cell technology, Gerardine Botte was struck with a notion. Her idea was based on water electrolysis, a process used to produce hydrogen energy from water. Botte, an associate ...

Sep 02, 2009
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Self-healing surfaces

The engineers' dream of self-healing surfaces has taken another step towards becoming reality -- researchers have produced a electroplated layer that contains tiny nanometer-sized capsules. If the layer is ...

Aug 03, 2009
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