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Fuel Cells: A Challenging History

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dc.contributor.author Wallace, Harold Duane en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T03:02:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T03:02:01Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Wallace, Harold Duane. 2019. "<a href="https://riviste.fupress.net/index.php/subs/article/view/277">Fuel Cells: A Challenging History</a>." <em>Substantia</em>. 3 (2):<a href="https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-277">https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-277</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 2532-3997
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10088/103327
dc.description.abstract Professional and popular journals present fuel cells as the salvation of transportation and electric power infrastructures; the ultimate rechargeable battery. Engineers and investors alike find them attractive as a modern and elegant alternative to other electrical generators. On three occasions since W. R. Grove's initial research around 1840, widespread adoption of fuel cells seemed imminent. Each time, technical challenges in materials and systems integration, along with advances in other electrical technologies frustrated advocates' hopes. Despite successful development of several different types, commercialization remains limited to niche applications. After 180 years fuel cells remain outside the mainstream of power generation technology. This paper presents an overview of that history. The author discusses basic challenges that have faced developers, and suggests how present research may benefit from past experience. en
dc.relation.ispartof Substantia en
dc.title Fuel Cells: A Challenging History en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 153473
dc.identifier.doi 10.13128/Substantia-277
rft.jtitle Substantia
rft.volume 3
rft.issue 2
dc.description.SIUnit NMAH en
dc.relation.url https://riviste.fupress.net/index.php/subs/article/view/277


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