Carbon nanotube supported electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
"Fuel cells are promising alternative power generating devices that can provide clean and environmentally friendly energy for the ever growing global energy demand. This this research was aimed at a study of novel electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells. Carbon nanotubes have been studied as a new catalyst support. A sonochemical treatment method was applied for surface oxidation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes to achieve highly dispersed nanoparticles on them. Several surface functional groups were generated on the nanotubes, which contribute to the binding of nanoparticles"--Abstract, leaf iii.
Ludlow, Douglas K.
Chusuei, Charles C.
Raper, Judy A.
Wang, Jee C.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
University of Missouri Research Board
University of Missouri--Rolla
xi, 116 leaves
© 2007 Liang Li, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Citation
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Fuel cells -- Research
Nanotubes -- Electric properties
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Li, Liang, "Carbon nanotube supported electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells" (2007). Doctoral Dissertations. 1764.