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Bol'shakov K. G., Kondrat'ev D. G., Matrenin V. I., Ovchinnikov A. T., Pospelov B. S., Potanin A. V. Cycle life of alkaline matrix fuel cell stack. Electrochemical Energetics, 2015, vol. 15, iss. 4, pp. 175-?. DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2015-15-4-175-179, EDN: WHOODJ

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Cycle life of alkaline matrix fuel cell stack

Bol'shakov K. G., Ural Electrochemical Combine
Kondrat'ev D. G., Ural Electrochemical Combine
Matrenin Vladimir Ivanovich, JSC Plant of Electrochemical Converters
Ovchinnikov Anatolii Tikhonovich, JSC Plant of Electrochemical Converters
Pospelov Boris Sergeevich, JSC Plant of Electrochemical Converters
Potanin A. V., Ural Electrochemical Combine

DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2015-15-4-175-179

The reasons, that lead to the performance loss of alkaline matrix electrochemical generator (ECG) based on hydrox cell and therefore reduce the fuel cell stack cycle life, are highlighted in this article. It is shown that storage of ECG, preserved with a special gas mixture within up to 20 years, doesn't lead to noticeable characteristic fluctuation.


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