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Polymer Science Series A

, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 167–171 | Cite as

Sulfonated poly(ether-ether-ketone) and Nafion composite membrane with aluminium oxide additive for fuel cell applications

  • J. HodakovskaEmail author
  • J. Kleperis
Polymer Membranes

Abstract

The changes of physical properties and proton conductivity due to combining two polymers with inorganic compound are studied. Sulfonated poly(ether-ether-ketone) and Nafion were mixed in proportion 9 to 1; the amount of aluminium oxide nanopowder was 2 wt % counted to polymer part. Also, two-component membranes were prepared for comparison. Resulting membranes were tested for water uptake and impedance spectra were measured at low relative humidity and 70°C temperature. The highest conductivity measured in this work was obtained for ternary membrane with the value of 7.58 mS/cm.

Keywords

Water Uptake Proton Conductivity Composite Membrane High Proton Conductivity Fuel Cell Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Solid State PhysicsUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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