Hydrogen-halogen electrochemical cells: A review of applications and technologies

  title={Hydrogen-halogen electrochemical cells: A review of applications and technologies},
  author={Yuriy V. Tolmachev},
  journal={Russian Journal of Electrochemistry},
  • Y. Tolmachev
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • Materials Science
  • Russian Journal of Electrochemistry
Described herein are established and emerging applications of hydrogen-halogen direct and regenerative fuel cells such as energy recovery from excess H2 and Cl2 products of chloro-alkali electrolysis as well as stationary and on-board energy storage. Due to significant similarities between hydrogen-halogen fuel cells and electrolyzers, the latter are also discussed. This is followed by a more detailed description of various designs classified on the basis of their electrolytes: aqueous… Expand

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