In situ and real-time visualisation of oxygen distribution in DMFC using a porphyrin dye compound

Junji Inukai, Kenji Miyatake, Yuta Ishigami, Masahiro Watanabe*, Tsuyoshi Hyakutake, Hiroyuki Nishide, Yuzo Nagumo, Masayuki Watanabe*, Akira Tanaka

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A luminescent porphyrin dye film has been coated onto a transparent separator on the cathode side of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) to visualise clearly oxygen distribution under operating conditions by analysing emission from the dye.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1750-1752
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • General Chemistry
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Catalysis

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