Solid acids as fuel cell electrolytes

@article{Haile2001SolidAA,
  title={Solid acids as fuel cell electrolytes},
  author={Sossina M. Haile and Dane A. Boysen and Calum Ronald Inneas Chisholm and Ryan B. Merle},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={410},
  pages={910-913}
}
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