Methanol fuel source for energy cell

LeBlanc, Leonard
May 1997
Offshore;May97, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on a device that uses methanol to produce a fuel cell with the necessary low cost, power, longevity and quick recharge capability.


Related Articles

  • Fuel Cells For Handhelds Showing Promise. Morrison, David G. // Electronic Design;4/29/2002, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p33 

    Features Mechanical Technology Inc.'s methanol-powered fuel cells for handheld devices. Power output; Polymer-membrane-based fuel cell combined with a fuel cartridge; Efforts to replace lithium-ion based battery.

  • Smaller Fuel Cells Get Closer To Replacing Batteries. Gawel, Richard // Electronic Design;5/27/2002, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p34 

    Focuses on Jet Propulsion Laboratory's design of small fuel cells for portable electronics. Problems with large fuel cells; Design of the small fuel cells; Use of liquid methanol as the fuel.

  • Toshiba targets portable PCs with direct methanol fuel cell.  // Electronics Weekly;3/19/2003, Issue 2091, p15 

    Evaluates the prototype direct methanol fuel cell developed by Toshiba for portable personal computers. Components of the actual cell; Functions of the data link for personal computers; Capacity.

  • Reform school.  // Automotive Industries;Nov95, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p22 

    Reports that scientists at the Argonne National Labs have perfected a type of fuel cell, called a methanol reformer, which does not require the storage of hydrogen gas. How the fuel cell works; Inexpensiveness of the cell.

  • DCX shrinks fuel cell, says volume production near. Carney, Susan // Automotive News;11/13/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5903, p8 

    Reports the development of a methanol-powered fuel cell by DaimlerChrysler AG (DCX) in Berlin, Germany. Presentation of Necar 5 automobile; Advantages of using methanol over hydrogen for fuel; Mechanism for the generation of electrical energy; Plans of DCX to build automobiles with fuel cells.

  • Methanol crossover effect on the cathode potential of a direct PEM fuel cell. Paganin, V.; Sitta, E.; Iwasita, T.; Vielstich, W. // Journal of Applied Electrochemistry;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p1239 

    The potential of the oxygen cathode in a direct methanol fuel cell is strongly influenced by the crossover of methanol through the poly-electrolyte membrane. In the presence of methanol, oxygen is reduced at the cathode already at open circuit and the equivalent amount of methanol is oxidized....

  • Shrinking miniatures fuel cells. Kren, Lawrence // Machine Design;11/22/2001, Vol. 73 Issue 22, p42 

    Focuses on the prototype integrated, ceramic-based miniature direct methanol fuel cell system developed by Motorola Labs. Details of the shrinking components of the system; Total measurement of the system; Information on the miniature, ceramic-based reformed methanol-to-hydrogen fuel cell system...

  • True cell phone. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/9/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 6, p11 

    Focuses on the development of a miniature fuel cell for portable electric devices. Devices using methanol to replace nickel-cadmium batteries; Efforts of a researcher affiliated with the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • FILL ER' UP WITH ETHYL. Kren, Lawrence // Machine Design;04/20/2000, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p40 

    Provides information on the development of a fuel cartridge, which is a miniature liquid methanol fuel cell, from the Motorola and Los Alamos National Laboratories. How the fuel cartridge works.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics