publication . Article . 2016

Recent progress in electrocatalysts with mesoporous structures for application in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells

Xing, Wei; Wu, Zucheng; Tao, Shanwen;
Open Access English
  • Published: 09 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: R S C Publications
Abstract
Recently mesoporous materials have drawn great attention in fuel cell related applications, such as preparation of polymer electrolyte membranes and catalysts, hydrogen storage and purification. In this mini-review, we focus on recent developments in mesoporous electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, including metallic and metal-free catalysts for use as either anode or cathode catalysts. Mesoporous Pt-based metals have been synthesized as anode catalysts with improved activity and durability. Mesoporous carbons together with other inorganic materials are better supporting materials than conventional carbon black, which have a large surface...
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free text keywords: QC, QD, TK, TA
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