Study of the effect of ADL anodic diffusion layer on the performance of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC)

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Mihoub Medkour
Mohamed Roudane
Mourad Mderes


In this study we investigated the properties of the species diffusion layer (ADL) affect the optimal performance of the electrode [1]. Diffusion layers (DL) are porous media allowing reactive gases and liquids to move from distribution channels to catalyst layers (CC). Diffusion layers are an essential part of the PEM fuel cell and the porosity of these layers has a significant effect on the performance of the PEM fuel cell. The effects of diffusion layer porosity (ADL) on fuel cell performance are illustrated by the distribution curves of methanol and carbon dioxide at the anode, water and oxygen distribution at the cathode. and polarization curves.

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M. Medkour, M. . Roudane, and M. . Mderes, “Study of the effect of ADL anodic diffusion layer on the performance of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC)”, J. Ren. Energies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 159 -, Jun. 2022.


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