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Topical Collection "Materials and Technologies for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells"

A topical collection in Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This collection belongs to the section "Energy Materials".

Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Antonino Salvatore Aricò

CNR-ITAE Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse 5, 98126 Messina, Italy
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Guest Editor
Dr. Vincenzo Baglio

CNR-ITAE Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “N. Giordano”, Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse 5, Messina 98126, Italy
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Guest Editor
Dr. Francesco Lufrano

CNR-ITAE, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istituto di tecnologie Avanzate per l’Energia “Nicola Giordano” Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse, 5 98126 Messina, Italy
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Interests: polymers; membranes; nano carbon materials; metal oxides and hybrid materials; fuel cells; supercapacitors; electrochemistry

Topical Collection Information

After publishing the Special Issue “Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: From Materials to Systems”, we would like to announce the publication of a collection on “Materials and Technologies for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells”. The objective is to highlight new results and advances in materials science, processing, characterization, technology development and system testing of various types of fuel cells and hydrogen processes. As is well known, the diffusion of efficient and sustainable energy conversion technologies and zero-emission vehicles on a wide scale is largely required to address urgent environmental issues such as polluting emissions, global warming and climate change. Fuel cells can provide an effective solution and hydrogen together with electricity can become the main energy vectors in the future energy system, covering most of the energy chain. These technologies comply with the requirement of a low carbon economy by 2050, where both hydrogen and a highly efficient distributed power generation using fuel cells, providing both electrical power and heat, can significantly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. Original papers are solicited on all types of fuel cells and hydrogen production technologies. Recent developments in advanced materials, processes, characterization, stack designs, and systems are of particular interest together with contributions addressing emerging fields and new applications of these technologies. Articles and reviews dealing with fuel cells and hydrogen for different market applications, including zero-emission vehicles, grid-balancing service, power-to-gas, portable power systems, combined heat and power (CHP) production, consumer devices and distributed energy systems are very welcome.

Dr. Antonino Salvatore Aricò
Dr. Vincenzo Baglio
Dr. Francesco Lufrano
Guest Editors

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