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2004 Annual Progress Report

IV. Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells Sub-Program Review, Patrick Davis, DOE (PDF 265 KB)

A. MEAs and Catalysts

  1. Integrated Manufacturing for Advanced Membrane Electrode Assemblies, Emory DeCastro, De Nora (PDF 486 KB)
  2. Development of High-Temperature Membranes and Improved Cathode Catalysts Jeremy Meyers, UTC (PDF 595 KB)
  3. Advanced MEAs for Enhanced Operating Conditions, Amenable to High Volume Manufacture, Mark Debe, 3M (PDF 372 KB)

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B. Membranes and MEAs

  1. High Temperature Polymer Membranes for Fuel Cells, Tom Zawodzinski, Case West Res. University (PDF 356 KB)
  2. Electrodes for Hydrogen-Air PEM Fuel Cells, Francisco Uribe, LANL (PDF 414 KB)
  3. High-Temperature Polymer Membranes, Debbie Myers, ANL (PDF 361 KB)
  4. Development of Polybenzimidazole-based, High Temperature Membrane and Electrode Assemblies for Stationary and Automotive Applications, Rhonda Staudt , Plug Power (PDF 447 KB)
  5. Enabling Commercial PEM Fuel Cells with Breakthrough Lifetime Improvements, Jayson Bauman, Dupont (PDF 405 KB)
  6. MEA and Stack Durability for PEM Fuel Cells, Mike Hicks, 3M (PDF 302 KB)
  7. Development of a Low-Cost, Durable Membrane and MEA for Stationary and Mobile Fuel Cell Applications, Michel Foure, Atofina Chemicals (PDF 244 KB)
  8. Development of Novel Water-Gas-Shift Membrane Reactor, Winston Ho, Ohio State University (PDF 344 KB)
  9. Montana PEM Membrane Degradation Study, Year 1 Report, Lee Spangler, Montana State University (PDF 489 KB)
  10. Development of Higher Temperature Membrane and Electrode Assembly for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Device, Richard Bellows, Oxford Perf. Materials (PDF 862 KB)
  11. Polymer Blend Proton Exchange Membranes, Robert Weiss, UConn (PDF 391 KB)
  12. High Temperature Polymer Electrolytes Based on Ionic Liquids, Bryan Pivovar, LANL (PDF 281 KB)
  13. New Polymeric Proton Conductors for High Temperature Applications, John Kerr, LBNL (PDF 297 KB)

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C. Catalysts

  1. New Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells, Phil Ross, LBNL (PDF 437 KB)
  2. Low-Platinum Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction at PEMFC Cathodes, Karen Swider-Lyons, NR (PDF 405 KB)
  3. Low Platinum Loading Catalysts for Fuel Cells, Radoslav Adzic, Brookhaven National Laboratory (PDF 401 KB)
  4. Development, Characterization and Evaluation of Transition Metal/Chalcogen Based Cathode Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells, Stephen Campbell, Ballard (PDF 216 KB)
  5. Novel Approach to Non-Precious Metal Catalysts, Radoslav T. Atanasoski, 3M (PDF 211 KB)
  6. Novel Non-Precious Metals for PEMFC: Catalyst Selection through Molecular Modeling and Durability Studies, Branko N. Popov, U of So. Carolina (PDF 510 KB)
  7. Non-Precious Metal Electrocatalysts, Debbie Myers, ANL (PDF 238 KB)
  8. Development of High-Performance, Low-Pt Cathodes Containing New Catalysts and Layer Structure, Paolina Atanassova, Superior MicroPowders (PDF 457 KB)

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D. Bipolar Plates

  1. Scale-Up of Carbon/Carbon Bipolar Plates, David Haack, Porvair Corp. (PDF 617 KB)
  2. Cost-Effective Surface Modification for Metallic Bipolar Plates, Mike Brady, ORNL (PDF 384 KB)

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E. Platinum Recycling

  1. Platinum Recycling Technology Development, Stephen Grot , Ion Power, Inc. (PDF 373 KB)
  2. Platinum Group Metal Recycling Technology Development, Larry Shore, Engelhard (PDF 610 KB)

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F. Fuel Processing

  1. Advanced High Efficiency Quick Start Fuel Processor for Transportation Applications, Prashant Chintawar, Nuvera (PDF 633 KB)
  2. Fuel Processors for PEM Fuel Cells, Levi Thompson, U of Michigan (PDF 492 KB)
  3. Microchannel Reformate Cleanup: Water Gas Shift and Preferential Oxidation, Ward TeGrotenhuis, PNNL (PDF 390 KB)
  4. Plate-Based Fuel Processing System, David Yee, Catalytica (PDF 337 KB)
  5. Quick Starting Fuel Processors - A Feasibility Study, Shabbir Ahmed, ANL (PDF 310 KB)
  6. Rapid-Cold Start, On-Board, Microchannel Steam Reformer, Greg A. Whyatt, PNNL (PDF 538 KB)
  7. Water Gas Shift Catalysis, Theodore Krause, ANL (PDF 350 KB)
  8. Catalysts for Autothermal Reforming, Theodore Krause, ANL (PDF 422 KB)
  9. Selective Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide, Viviane Schwartz, ORNL (PDF 364 KB)
  10. Development of a 50kW Fuel Processor for Stationary Fuel Cell Applications Using Revolutionary Materials for Absorption Enhanced Natural Gas Reforming, Jim Stevens, ChevronTexaco (PDF 253 KB)
  11. Effects of Fuel Composition on Fuel Processing, John Kopasz, ANL (PDF 303 KB)
  12. Evaluation of Partial Oxidation Fuel Cell Reformer Emissions, Stefan Unnasch, TIAX (PDF 246 KB)

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G. Stationary Power Systems

  1. Advanced Buildings PEM Fuel Cell System, Arne LaVen, Idatec (PDF 319 KB)
  2. 150 kW PEM Fuel Cell Power Plant Verification, Tom Clark, UTC (PDF 416 KB)
  3. Back-up/Peak-Shaving Fuel Cells, John Vogel, Plug Power (PDF 271 KB)
  4. Economic Analysis of Stationary PEM Fuel Cell Systems, Harry J. Stone, Battelle (PDF 292 KB)
  5. Residential Fuel Cell Demonstration by the Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Mark Schneider, Delaware Co. Electric Co-op (PDF 209 KB)
  6. Fuel Cell Operated Smart Home, Mohammad S. Alam, University of South Alabama (PDF 222 KB)

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H. Transportation Systems and Balance of Plant Components

  1. Fuel Cell Systems Analysis, Rajesh Ahluwalia, ANL (PDF 631 KB)
  2. Fuel Cell Vehicle Systems Analysis, Tony Markel, NREL (PDF 302 KB)
  3. Development of a Thermal and Water Management System for PEM Fuel Cells, Chung Liu, Honeywell (PDF 527 KB)
  4. Fiber Optic Temperature Sensors for PEM Fuel Cells, Tim McIntyre, ORNL (PDF 355 KB)
  5. Cost and Performance Enhancements for a PEM Fuel Cell System, Mark K. Gee, Honeywell (PDF 449 KB)
  6. Development and Testing of a Toroidal Intersecting Vane Machine (TIVM) Air Management System, Sterling Bailey, Mechanology, LLC (PDF 481 KB)
  7. Development of Sensors for Automotive Fuel Cell Systems, Brian Knight, UTCFC (PDF 723 KB)
  8. Sensor Development for PEM Fuel Cell Systems, Steve Magee, Honeywell Sensing & Controls (PDF 357 KB)
  9. Low-Friction Coatings and Materials for Fuel Cell Air Compressors, George Fenske, ANL (PDF 334 KB)
  10. Graphite-based Thermal Management System Components for Fuel Cell Power Systems, Edgar Lara-Curzio, ORNL (PDF 427 KB)
  11. CO Sensors for Fuel Cell Applications, Rangachary Mukundan, LANL (PDF 562 KB)
  12. 50-kW (net) Integrated Fuel Cell Power Systems, Mike Tosca, UTC Fuel Cells (PDF 475 KB)

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I. Fuel Cell Characterization

  1. Neutron Imaging Study of the Water Transport in Operating PEM Fuel Cells, Muhammad Arif, NIST (PDF 1 MB)
  2. Microstructural Characterization of PEM Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assemblies, Karren More, ORNL (PDF 1 MB)
  3. PEM Fuel Cell Durability, Rodney Borup, LANL (PDF 553 KB)
  4. Cost Analyses of Fuel Cell Stacks/Systems, Eric Carlson, TIAX (PDF 494 KB)

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J. DMFC and SOFC

  1. Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, Piotr Zelenay, LANL (PDF 455 KB)
  2. Modeling and Control of an SOFC APU, Mo Khaleel, PNNL (PDF 1 MB)
  3. Bipolar Plate-Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Deborah Myers, ANL (PDF 362 KB)
  4. Advanced Catalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, S. Narayanan, JPL (PDF 497 KB)
  5. Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Prototype Demonstration for Consumer Electronics Applications (New Project), Robert Sievers, MTI Micro Fuel Cells (PDF 214 KB)
  6. Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Power Supply for All-Day True Wireless Mobile Computing (New Project), Philip Cox, PolyFuel, Inc. (PDF 212 KB)
  7. Diesel-Fueled SOFC System for Class 7/Class 8 On-Highway Truck Auxiliary Power (New Project), Dan Norrick, Cummins Power Generation (PDF 268 KB)
  8. Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System Development for Auxiliary Power in Heavy-Duty Vehicle Applications (New Project), Steven Shaffer, Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC (PDF 201 KB)
  9. Research & Development for Off-Road Fuel Cell Applications (New Project), Matt Steinbroner, Ida Tech, LLC (PDF 210 KB)

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