The research group GMBM (Biomimetic and multifunctional materials) of the University of Seville is working on the creation of fuel batteries with protonic conductor membranes. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funding this line of research.
The director of GMBM, Julián Martínez Fernández, has been collaborating with the NASA-Glenn Research Center (in Cleveland, Ohio) for thirteen years. The University of Seville’s project, funded with 200,000 €Euros, consists of developing materials that can produce non pollutant energy.
This source of clean energy is in high-temperature protonic conductors. Fuel batteries are the nucleus of the energy future based on hydrogen, more cleanness and efficiency, and an essential part of these batteries are protonic conductor membranes.
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