• Akari HayashiEmail author
  • Kazunari Sasaki
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


This chapter describes fundamental science to understand fuel cells from the viewpoint of electrochemistry and material science. Related experimental techniques and procedures which can be used in laboratories are also explained.


Fuel cell Electrochemistry Overpotential Defect chemistry Experimental techniques Microscopic analysis Hydrogen utilization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Research Center for Hydrogen EnergyKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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