The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynamic and electrochemical principles underlying the op
Introduction. Basic Concepts. Polymer Electrolyte Membranes. Catalyst Layer Structure and Operation. Modeling of Catalyst Layer Performance. Applications. Tables. Bibliography. Abbreviations. Index. Nomenclature.