Novel PEFC Application for Deuterium Isotope Separation
AbstractThe use of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC) with a Nafion membrane for isotopic separation of deuterium (D) was investigated. Mass analysis at the cathode side indicated that D diffused through the membrane and participated in an isotope exchange reaction. The exchange of D with protium (H) in H2O was facilitated by a Pt catalyst. The anodic data showed that the separation efficiency was dependent on the D concentration in the source gas, whereby the water produced during the operation of the PEFC was more enriched in D as the D concentration of the source gas was increased. View Full-Text
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Matsushima, H.; Ogawa, R.; Shibuya, S.; Ueda, M. Novel PEFC Application for Deuterium Isotope Separation. Materials 2017, 10, 303.
Matsushima H, Ogawa R, Shibuya S, Ueda M. Novel PEFC Application for Deuterium Isotope Separation. Materials. 2017; 10(3):303.Chicago/Turabian Style
Matsushima, Hisayoshi; Ogawa, Ryota; Shibuya, Shota; Ueda, Mikito. 2017. "Novel PEFC Application for Deuterium Isotope Separation." Materials 10, no. 3: 303.
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