1,2,4-Triazolium perfluorobutanesulfonate as an archetypal pure protic organic ionic plastic crystal electrolyte for all-solid-state fuel cells

  title={1,2,4-Triazolium perfluorobutanesulfonate as an archetypal pure protic organic ionic plastic crystal electrolyte for all-solid-state fuel cells},
  author={Jiangshui Luo and A. Jensen and N. R. Brooks and J. Sniekers and M. Knipper and D. Aili and Qingfeng Li and Bram Vanroy and M. W{\"u}bbenhorst and Feng Yan and L. V. Meervelt and Z. Shao and Jianhua Fang and Z. Luo and D. Vos and K. Binnemans and J. Fransaer},
  journal={Energy and Environmental Science},
1,2,4-Triazolium perfluorobutanesulfonate (1), a novel, pure protic organic ionic plastic crystal (POIPC) with a wide plastic crystalline phase, has been explored as a proof-of-principle anhydrous proton conductor for all-solid-state high temperature hydrogen/air fuel cells. Its physicochemical properties, including thermal, mechanical, structural, morphological, crystallographic, spectral, and ion-conducting properties, as well as fuel cell performances, have been studied comprehensively in… Expand
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