Research and development of cathode and anode electrocatalysts for direct methanol (DMFC) and polymer electrolyte membrane (PEMFC) fuel cells, regenerative cells (RFC) and polymer electrolyte electrolysers (PEM).
Chemical and physical characterisation of Electrocatalysts. Scale-up of Electrocatalysts production.
Quality Control of the different developed materials.
The following equipment is available in the laboratory:
CSTR (30 l) reactors for the catalysts preparation
Autoclave for hydrothermal synthesis – TCD controlled reactor for reduction processes