A catalyst plays an important role in fuel cell because of promotion of chemical reaction for room temperature type fuel cell. In general, platinum is adopted as a catalyst even though it is very expensive. An ascorbic acid aqueous solution is able to react without catalyst for the oxidation reaction. At first, authors made sure of generation of the electric output using ascorbic acid for fuel without the catalyst. Next, we were able to increase the electric output with adding to metal ions to ascorbic acid aqueous solution. Finally, high and stable electric output was obtained by using the chelating agent.
Effects of Copper Ions and Chelate Agent on Output of Ascorbic Acid Fuel Cell
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Furugori, R, Ikeda, S, & Tanaka, M. "Effects of Copper Ions and Chelate Agent on Output of Ascorbic Acid Fuel Cell." Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Power Conference collocated with JSME ICOPE 2011. ASME 2011 Power Conference, Volume 2. Denver, Colorado, USA. July 12–14, 2011. pp. 447-452. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/POWER2011-55393
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