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A Silicon Microfabricated Direct Formic Acid Fuel Cell

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J. Yeom, G. Z. Mozsgai, A. Asthana, B. R. Flachsbart, P. Waszczuk, E. R. Choban, P. J. A. Kenis, M. A. Shannon

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Paper No. FUELCELL2003-1729, pp. 267-272; 6 pages
  • ASME 2003 1st International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • 1st International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference
  • Rochester, New York, USA, April 21–23, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3668-1
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME


A silicon-based microfabricated fuel cell running on formic acid has been developed to provide a high energy and power density power source on the millimeter size scale. A polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell was fabricated utilizing the Nafion™112 membrane bonded between electrodes on silicon substrates. The cell was fueled by a concentrated formic acid-water solution and the catalyst used was Pt. The preliminary result shows that the microfabricated formic acid fuel cell may be a promising alternative for very small portable fuel cell applications.

Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Topics: Fuel cells , Silicon



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