28 Apr '15, 5pm

Micromotors to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells #Robotics #AI

Micromotors to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells #Robotics #AI

Hydrogen fuel cells promise vehicles whose only emission is water. But their appearance, at least as a one-to-one replacement for internal combustion engines, has been stymied by the challenges of storing hydrogen gas. Now researchers say micromotors could help vehicles generate hydrogen gas on board in order to power hydrogen fuel cells. Hydrogen fuel cells work by combining hydrogen with oxygen from the air to generate electricity and water vapor. Instead of storing hydrogen gas in bulky pressurized tanks, scientists have suggested storing the fuel in the form of liquids loaded with hydrogen-containing salts such as sodium borohydride, which release hydrogen gas when exposed to a metal catalyst. Most catalysts that are used to release hydrogen from sodium borohydride have come in the form of either nanoparticles or thin films. But the speed and efficiency with which thes...

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