Friday, August 22, 2014

Water splitter runs on an ordinary AAA battery

Although touted as zero-emissions vehicles, most fuel cell vehicle run on hydrogen made from natural gas. Now scientists have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that uses an ordinary AAA battery to produce hydrogen by water electrolysis. Unlike other water splitters that use precious-metal catalysts, the electrodes in this device are made of inexpensive and abundant nickel and iron.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1sb5CDJ

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