Hydrogen Generation through Static Feed Water Electrolysis
Life Systems’ Static Feed Water Electrolysis System (SFWES) concept, developed under NASA sponsorship, is presented for potential applicability to terrestrial hydrogen (H2) production. The SFWES concept uses (1) an alkaline electrolyte to minimize power requirements and materials compatibility problems, (2) a method where the electrolyte is retained in a thin porous matrix eliminating bulk electrolyte, and (3) a static water feed mechanism to prevent electrode and electrolyte contamination and to promote system simplicity.
KeywordsCell Voltage Water Vapor Pressure Feed Water Cell Matrix Water Electrolysis
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