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NEDO Project Realizes World's First Visualization of Water Produced Inside Fuel Cells

– Will contribute to improving performance of fuel cells in automobiles through real-time, high-resolution analysis –
October  5,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Tokyo Institute of Technology

As part of the NEDO project, Tokyo Institute of Technology has successfully developed the world's first technology capable of visualizing, in real-time and in high-resolution, the behaviors of the water produced inside operating fuel cells. As a result of this breakthrough, it is now possible to observe the behavior of the water produced in fuel cells for automobiles which often experience drastic changes in reactions. The technology is expected to accelerate improvements in fuel cells that will enable higher performance and better durability and to accelerate technology development that will contribute to new design guidelines.

Related content is scheduled to be announced by Tokyo Institute of Technology during a session to be held on October 5 at the 232nd meeting of the Electrochemical Society, which is held from October 1 to 5, 2017.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO New Energy Technology Department
Contact Persons: Totsuka, Kadowaki, Ohshima Tel: +81-44-520-5261­