Stainless steel fuel cell charges phones

June 2013
Advanced Materials & Processes;Jun2013, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that a new device using solid oxide fuel cell powered by burning charcoal to recharge cell phones was developed by engineers at Point Source Power Inc.


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