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Russian Journal of Electrochemistry

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 467–475 | Cite as

Performance and instabilities of proton exchange membrane fuel cells

  • J. -J. A. Kadjo
  • J. -P. Garnier
  • J. -P. Maye
  • F. Relot
  • S. Martemianov
Article

Abstract

Performance of proton exchange fuel cells with different membrane and electrode assembly (MEA) is studied. It is shown that MEA fabricated with catalyst plasma pulverization technology has the maximum performance. Some instabilities in the cell performance, observed with time, are probably due to periodic cathode flooding.

Key words

fuel cell fabrication technique performance stability catalyst structure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. -J. A. Kadjo
    • 1
  • J. -P. Garnier
    • 1
  • J. -P. Maye
    • 1
  • F. Relot
    • 1
  • S. Martemianov
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Heat Studies—LET UMR CNRS no. 6608ESIP—University of PoitiersPoitiers CedexFrance

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