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- Main Title Novel carbon-ion fuel cells. Quarterly technical report No. 9, October 1, 1995--December 31, 1995
Author: Cocks, F.H.Creator Type: Personal
Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.Contributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Name: Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials SciencePlace of Publication: United States
- Creation: 1995-12-31
- Content Description: This report presents research to develop an entirely new, fundamentally different class of fuel cell using a solid electrolyte that transports carbon ions. This fuel cell would use solid carbon dissolved in molten metal as a fuel reservoir and anode; expensive gaseous or liquid fuel would not be required. Thermodynamic factors favor a carbon-ion fuel cell over other fuel cell designs: a combination of enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy makes the reaction of solid carbon and oxygen very efficient, and the entropy change allows this efficiency to slightly increase at high temperatures. The high temperature exhaust of the fuel cell would make it useful as a ``topping cycle``, to be followed by conventional steam turbine systems.
- Physical Description: 29 p.
- Keyword: Solid Electrolyte Fuel Cells
- Keyword: Topping Cycles
- Keyword: Fuel Cell Power Plants
- Keyword: Progress Report
- STI Subject Categories: 30 Direct Energy Conversion
- Other Information: PBD: 1995
Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical ReportsCode: OSTI
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- Other: DE96050027
- Report No.: DOE/PC/93219--T9
- Grant Number: FG22-93PC93219
- DOI: 10.2172/274193
- Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 274193
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668476
- Display Note: OSTI as DE96050027