On-chip fuel cells for safe and high-power operation: Investigation of alcohol fuel solutions

Satoshi Tominaka, Hiroshi Nishizeko, Sousuke Ohta, Tetsuya Osaka

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An on-chip fuel cell, of membraneless, air-breathing and monolithic design, was proven to operate on a different fuel (methanol, ethanol or 2-propanol) solution containing an acidic ion-conductor (sulfuric acid) or a neutral one (phosphate buffer).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-852
Number of pages4
JournalEnergy and Environmental Science
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Sep 25


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Pollution

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