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Development Histories: Fuel Cell Technologies

  • Kazukiyo OkanoEmail author
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Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

This chapter describes the history of fuel cells. Various efforts to develop fuel cell systems are described for aerospace, transportation, and stationary applications, leading to the recent progress in commercialization of residential fuel cell systems and fuel cell vehicles, especially in Japan.

Keywords

History of fuel cells Polymer electrolyte fuel cells Solid oxide fuel cells Aerospace applications Automobile applications Power generation Residential applications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kyushu UniversityIchihara-Shi ChibaJapan

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