A-11 GDL and MPL

Tuesday, 3 October 2017: 08:00-12:00
National Harbor 3 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center)
Chair:
Jens Eller
08:00
Measurement Technique of Effective Oxygen Diffusion-Coefficient of Water-Containing Gas Diffusion Layers
R. Hori, I. Kato (SOKEN, INC.), A. Ida, A. Yamamoto (TOYOTA Motor Corp.), and Y. Sano (DENSO TECHNO CO, LTD.)
08:40
Effects of GDL Compression on SGL Binder
A. Lamibrac, F. N. Büchi, and J. Eller (Paul Scherrer Institut)
09:00
On the Limitations of Volume-Averaged Descriptions of Gas Diffusion Layers in the Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
P. A. García-Salaberri (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), J. T. Gostick (University of Waterloo), I. V. Zenyuk (Tufts University), G. Hwang (Wichita State University), M. Vera (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), and A. Z. Weber (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
09:20
Evaporation of Water from Gas Diffusion Layers
F. N. Büchi, S. Lal, and A. Lamibrac (Electrochemistry Laboratory, Paul Scherrer Institut)
09:40
Intermission
10:00
Effect of MPL Properties on Temperature and Liquid Water Distribution in a GDL
S. Hashimura, R. Minami, Y. Tamada, N. Hasegawa (Yokohama National University), and T. Araki (PRESTO, JST)
10:20
The Impacts of Microporous Layer Degradation on Liquid Water Distributions in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Using Synchrotron Imaging
H. Liu, M. G. George (University of Toronto), R. Zeis (Institute of Physical Chemistry), M. Messerschmidt, J. Scholta (Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung), and A. Bazylak (University of Toronto)
10:40
Impact of Microporous Layer Properties for High Current Density Operation
C. Simon, T. Kopfmüller, and H. A. Gasteiger (Technical University of Munich)
11:40
Numerical Predicting of Liquid Water Transport inside Gas Diffusion Layer for PEMFC Using Lattice Boltzmann Method
P. Satjaritanun (Chemical Engineering Dept., University of South Carolina), S. Shimpalee, J. W. Weidner (University of South Carolina), S. Hirano, Z. Lu (Ford Motor Company), A. Shum, I. V. Zenyuk (Tufts University), S. Ogawa, and S. Litster (Carnegie Mellon University)