Definition of Chemical and Electrochemical Properties of a Fuel Cell Electrolyte.
Interim technical rept. 25 Mar 77-24 Dec 77,
AMERICAN UNIV WASHINGTON D C
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The present research is oriented toward the task of developing an improved electrolyte for the hydrocarbon-air fuel cell. A literature study of the properties of organic acids indicated that the following types of compounds warranted further investigation Aromatic poly carboxylic acids - partially neutralized perfluoroaliphatic carboxylic acids, Mono, di and poly sulfonic acids. Substituted sulfonic acids. This was followed by an experimental program wherein the vapor pressure, wetting characteristics, electrical conductivity, chemical stability, and electrochemical stability were measured. Author
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