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Radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes: the switch from low- to high-density polyethylene leads to remarkably enhanced fuel cell performance

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Herein we detail the development of a new high-density polyethylene-(HDPE)-based radiation-grafted anion-exchange membrane (RG-AEM) that achieves a surprisingly high peak power density and a low in situ degradation rate (with configurations tailored to each). We also show that this new AEM can be successfully paired with an exemplar non-Pt-group cathode.

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The article was received on 28 Jan 2019, accepted on 26 Apr 2019 and first published on 26 Apr 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C9EE00331B
Energy Environ. Sci., 2019,12, 1575-1579
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    Radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes: the switch from low- to high-density polyethylene leads to remarkably enhanced fuel cell performance

    L. Wang, X. Peng, W. E. Mustain and J. R. Varcoe, Energy Environ. Sci., 2019, 12, 1575
    DOI: 10.1039/C9EE00331B

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