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Carbon-air fuel cell development to satisfy our energy demands

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John Thomas Sirr Irvine, SL Jain, B Lakeman, KD Pointon

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Abstract

Carbon is an exceptionally versatile fuel source, with excellent conductivity properties and an extraordinarily high energy density. This paper describes the evolution of carbon-air fuel cells to produce electrical energy, the use of renewable carbon in carbon-neutral processes and greenhouse gas reduction and the long-term future of such cells.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413 - 416
Number of pages4
JournalIonics
Volume13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

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  • renewable energy, direct carbon fuel cells

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