Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode

Belabbes Merzougui, Ahsanulhaq Qurashi, Oki Muraza, Mohammad Qamar

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Abstract

Moderate-temperature fuel cells are clean power generators for both stationary and mobile applications. In particular, polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMCs) have attracted much attention due to their high gravimetric and volumetric power densities. However, due to their acidic environment, platinum-based nanocatalysts are the only feasible electrocatalyts for such systems. High cost and limited resources of this precious metal hinder the commercialization of PEMFCs. As a result, tremendous efforts are being exerted to either reduce Pt loading or substitute Pt metal with other non-noble metals. In this context, metal carbides have been extensively investigated due to their bifunctional mechanism as a catalyst as well as a catalyst support. Hence, the aim of using metal carbides is to replace carbon support since carbon suffers from corrosion problem and at the same time to reduce a substantial amount of Pt in fuel cell cathode. In this chapter, we have given an overview on metal carbides and their benefits as catalyst support for fuel cell cathode reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Energy
Pages665-687
Number of pages23
Volume9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Energy
Volume9
ISSN (Print)21951284
ISSN (Electronic)21951292

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Carbides
Fuel cells
Cathodes
Metals
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
Catalyst supports
Carbon
Precious metals
Platinum
Corrosion
Catalysts
Costs
Temperature

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Merzougui, B., Qurashi, A., Muraza, O., & Qamar, M. (2013). Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode. In Lecture Notes in Energy (Vol. 9, pp. 665-687). (Lecture Notes in Energy; Vol. 9). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4911-8_23

Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode. / Merzougui, Belabbes; Qurashi, Ahsanulhaq; Muraza, Oki; Qamar, Mohammad.

Lecture Notes in Energy. Vol. 9 2013. p. 665-687 (Lecture Notes in Energy; Vol. 9).

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Merzougui, B, Qurashi, A, Muraza, O & Qamar, M 2013, Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode. in Lecture Notes in Energy. vol. 9, Lecture Notes in Energy, vol. 9, pp. 665-687. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4911-8_23
Merzougui B, Qurashi A, Muraza O, Qamar M. Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode. In Lecture Notes in Energy. Vol. 9. 2013. p. 665-687. (Lecture Notes in Energy). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4911-8_23
Merzougui, Belabbes ; Qurashi, Ahsanulhaq ; Muraza, Oki ; Qamar, Mohammad. / Metal Carbides in fuel cell Cathode. Lecture Notes in Energy. Vol. 9 2013. pp. 665-687 (Lecture Notes in Energy).
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