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Halogenated Graphene Nanoplatelets for Platinum-Free Fuel Cells

Yesterday I had talked about nitrogen doped autobon nanotubes for fuel cells which is a platinum-free invention created by the researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Today I would like to talk about how researchers in Korea, at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), invented edge-halogenated …

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Platinum Free Fuel Cell Developed by LANL Researchers

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have developed a platinum free fuel cell that uses autobon, iron and cobalt on the cathode end of the PEM hydrogen fuel cell. With platinum currently priced at $1,800 per ounce this element is one of the major costs when producing fuel cells. …

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Daihatsu Develops Platinum-Free Fuel Cell

PEM fuel cells take note that there is a new player in town and that is the platinum-free device developed by Daihatsu. Daihatsu Motors is the miniauto division of Toyota and they have come up with a less costly fuel cell that runs on hydrazine hydrate (N2H4H2O). To the chemically-challenged …

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Platinum Companies Don’t Want Kodak Moment for Fuel Cells

According to an article in Reuters, Platinum companies have been investing heavily in fuel cells for the past few years hoping that hydrogen fuel cell autos will take off, increasing demand for the rare metal. The companies are worried that gasoline and diesel hybrids and battery electric autos may thwart …

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Graphene Quantum Dots Better Than Platinum in Fuel Cells

Researchers at Rice University have discovered that graphene quantum dots (GQDs) serve as better catalysts in fuel cells than does platinum. And the quantum nanodots are made from (cover your eyes fossil fuel rejectionists) coal. According to Rice, “The Rice lab of chemist James Tour created dots known as GQDs …

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Is Iron the New Platinum?

Is iron the new platinum? Two new research studies seem to think so. Now, I’ve talked about iron many times over the years as one of the platinum-free elements in fuel cells and during electrolysis to produce hydrogen. Two different research teams from the Canada and the U. S. have …

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Nanocrystals May Replace Platinum in Fuel Cells

Nanocrystals of Titanium Dioxide (TIO2) a solid acid CsHSO4 may one day replace platinum in fuel cells bringing down costs considerably. Now, I’ve talked about platinum in fuel cells many times in the past as one of the contributing factors to driving up costs and stalling the rollout of …

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Sub-Nano Platinum Particles Power Fuel Cells

I’ve talked before about how we need to reduce the amount of platinum used in fuel cells in order to bring down the price and make them more cost effective. I’ve also talked about researchers working on platinum-free fuel cells, especially if they can retain the power and longevity of …

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