Bendable fuel cells: On-chip fuel cell on a flexible polymer substrate

Satoshi Tominaka*, Hiroshi Nishizeko, Jun Mizuno, Tetsuya Osaka

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A novel concept of fuel cells, i.e., bendable fuel cells, is proposed and demonstrated by the fabrication of on-chip fuel cells on cycloolefin polymer films. This approach overcomes the brittleness and cost problems, i.e., a troubling aspect of miniaturized devices, of on-chip fuel cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1074-1077
Number of pages4
JournalEnergy and Environmental Science
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Pollution


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