Precision Engineering of Co-Laminar Flow Cells for Electrochemical Energy Conversion
Some of the topics to be discussed include electrode enhancement to improve the limiting reaction rate, supported by both ex situ and in situ characterization of the flow-through porous electrodes. Reaction kinetics are studied using a custom-developed three-electrode analytical cell for electrochemical analysis of flow-through porous electrodes. Multiphysics modeling work based on this characterization provides insight into some of the design principles which can be used to maximize the power density of these devices.
Funding for this research provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Canada Foundation for Innovation, and British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund is highly appreciated.
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