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Hydrogen as an Energy Vector in the 21st Century

  • R. M. Dell

Abstract

In recent years the suggestion has arisen that hydrogen will become the universal energy vector and fuel of the post petroleum era. This paper reviews in outline the Hydrogen Energy concept, with particular reference to the role of electrochemistry in the generation of hydrogen by water electrolysis and its utilization by combustion in a fuel cell.

Keywords

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Internal Combustion Engine Solid Polymer Electrolyte Liquid Hydrogen 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Dell
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials and Developments DivisionAtomic Energy Research EstablishmentHarwellEngland

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