Long Term Performance Study of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Fed with Alcohol Blends

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Eleuterio Mora; Emilio Navarro; Miguel A. Raso; Teresa J. Leo;

The use of alcohol blends in direct alcohol fuel cells may be a more environmentally friendly and less toxic alternative to the use of methanol alone in direct methanol fuel cells. This paper assesses the behaviour of a direct methanol fuel cell fed with aqueous methano... View more
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