High temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: Approaches, status, and perspectives

Qingfeng Li (Editor), David Aili (Editor), Hans Aage Hjuler (Editor), Jens Oluf Jensen (Editor)

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This book is a comprehensive review of high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). PEMFCs are the preferred fuel cells for a variety of applications such as automobiles, cogeneration of heat and power units, emergency power and portable electronics. The first 5 chapters of the book describe rationalization and illustration of approaches to high temperature PEM systems. Chapters 6 - 13 are devoted to fabrication, optimization and characterization of phosphoric acid-doped polybenzimidazole membranes, the very first electrolyte system that has demonstrated the concept of and motivated extensive research activity in the field. The last 11 chapters summarize the state-of-the-art of technological development of high temperature-PEMFCs based on acid doped PBI membranes including catalysts, electrodes, MEAs, bipolar plates, modelling, stacking, diagnostics and applications.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages545
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-17081-7
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-17082-4
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Energy Systems
  • Electrochemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Polymer Sciences
  • Optical and Electronic Materials


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