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      Fuel cell; PEM; ethanol; anode design; fuel crossover; characterization.

    • Abstract

       

      Direct-ethanol fuel cells (DEFCs) hold a promising future owing to its simple balance of plant operation and potential high-energy density. The significant challenges associated with it is the fuel crossover, which limits its performance and durability. In the present work, Pt–Pd nanocomposites were fused so as to find its impact on the anode design of DEFC. The current paper aimed to address these issues optimally and it also investigated the ethanol crossover by various electrochemical characterization techniques.

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      Sethu Sundar Pethaiah1 Jayakumar Arunkumar2 Maximiano Ramos2 Ahmed Al-Jumaily2 Natarajan Manivannan3

      1. Technische Universität München—Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise, 1 CREATE Way, Singapore 138602, Singapore
      2. I-BTec, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
      3. Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu 625002, India
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