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February 7th, 2007

A Boost For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Research

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"We have identified a cathode surface that is capable of achieving and even exceeding the target for catalytic activity, with improved stability for the cathodic reaction in fuel cells," said Stamenkovic. "Although the platinum-nickel alloy itself is well-known, we were able to control and tune key parameters which enabled us to make this discovery. Our study demonstrates the potential of new analytical tools for characterizing nanoscale surfaces in order to fine-tune their properties in a desired direction."

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