Alloy nanoparticles cut cost of platinum and increase life of hydrogen fuel cells

A team of Brown University scientists has developed a new catalyst that could make hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles more economical. Based on nanoparticles made of an alloy of platinum and cobalt, the new catalyst is not only cheaper than pure platinum, but is also more efficient and longer lasting... Continue Reading Alloy nanoparticles cut cost of platinum and increase life of hydrogen fuel cells Category: Energy Tags: Brown University Fuel Cell Hydrogen-powered

Alloy nanoparticles cut cost of platinum and increase life of hydrogen fuel cells

A team of Brown University scientists has developed a new catalyst that could make hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles more economical. Based on nanoparticles made of an alloy of platinum ...

Wed 17 Oct 18 from Gizmag

New, durable catalyst for key fuel cell reaction may prove useful in eco-friendly vehicles

One factor holding back the widespread use of eco-friendly hydrogen fuel cells in cars, trucks and other vehicles is the cost of the platinum catalysts that make the cells work. One approach ...

Tue 16 Oct 18 from Phys.org

New, durable catalyst for key fuel cell reaction may prove useful in eco-friendly vehicles, Tue 16 Oct 18 from ScienceDaily

The untapped power of fuel cells

In recent years, renewable energy has been on the rise in the United States. Still, the overwhelming majority of our energy comes from fossil fuels. And, renewable energy needs to overcome significant ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from Phys.org

High-performance self-assembled catalyst for SOFC

A recent study affiliated with UNIST has introduced a novel catalyst that can significantly enhance the performance of perovskite electrodes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC).

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Phys.org

High-performance self-assembled catalyst for SOFC, Fri 12 Oct 18 from Eurekalert

Layered platinum alloy smashes US fuel cell targets

Scientists at Brown University have developed a new alloy of layered platinum and cobalt that has shown early promise as a catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells. Platinum is widely used as a catalyst ...

Wed 17 Oct 18 from The Engineer

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