Ammonia Fuel Cell and Fuel Synthesis Using Protonic Ceramics

Chuancheng Duan, Jinahua Tong, Jason Ganley*, Ryan O’Hayre
Colorado School of Mines, USA

NH3 Fuel Conference, Los Angeles, September 19, 2016


Proton-conducting ceramics synthesized with solid-state reactive sintering are employed as electrolytes for the synthesis of ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen gases in electrolytic cells. Additionally, these cells function with excellent long-term stability and high efficiency when operated in galvanic (fuel cell) mode using ammonia fuel. Advances in electrolyte compositions and synthesis techniques are discussed alongside cell performance metrics.


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2014: Student Laboratory Module: Kinetics of Ammonia Cracking
2013: Mixed Protonic and Electronic Conductors for Solid State Ammonia Synthesis and Direct Ammonia Fuel Cells
2012: Intermediate-Temperature Tubular Direct Ammonia Fuel Cells [PDF]
2011: Plasma-Enhanced Ammonia Combustion [PDF]
2010: Increasing the Combustibility of NH3 Fuel [PDF]
2009: A Regenerative Direct Ammonia Fuel Cell — Concept Model [PDF]
2008: Planar Intermediate Temperature Direct Ammonia Fuel Cell [PDF]
2007: Solid-State Ammonia Synthesis from Renewable Energy [PDF]
2006: Solid State Low Pressure Ammonia Production [PDF]
2005: Ammonia Fuel Cell Systems [PDF]


Jason Ganley, Colorado School of Mines
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