P-Tu-38 Non-platinum DMFC Cathode Catalyst with High Methanol Tolerance

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Man-Yin Lo, Yen-Chih Chen, Ying-Chieh Chen and I-Husan Liao, Catalysis Development, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
In order to alleviate the problem of methanol poisoning at the cathode, non-platinum based catalyst is developed (Pd based alloy) for the ORR for DMFC. PdCo/C has high methanol tolerance and as a results, very high activity towards ORR.