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09/23/2021 - 09/23/2021 | Online

Gas Diffusion Electrodes and Their Applications

This short course aims at providing the attendees with relevant insights on innovative and state-of-the-art applications for Gas Diffuion Electrodes from academia and industry perspective and is principally addressed to students, scientists, engineers, technicians and chemists.

Electrochemical conversion and production of gaseous compounds such as hydrogen and syngas could contribute to substantially reducing greenhouse gases as well as preserve fossil resources. In the field of on-coming technologies, fuel cells and electrolysers are expected to jump from small-scale production (kW) to Megawatt or Gigawatt levels in this decade. Electrochemical CO2 conversion (PtX) into syngas, chemicals or synthetic fuel is no longer a vision. In the field of technical electrolysis, implementation of oxygen-depolarized cathodes already allows for an impressive decrease in energy consumption during industrial chlorine production of about 30%. In order to meet all these ambitious targets, however, highly performing, stable catalysts and gas diffusion electrodes (GDEs) are urgently needed in order to be able to compete with established technologies such as combustion engines and batteries for transportation or with chemical processes such as methane reforming for H2 production.

Information on participating / attending:

Date:

09/23/2021 - 09/23/2021

Event venue:

Online
Online
Hessen
Germany

Target group:

Scientists and scholars

Email address:

Relevance:

international

Subject areas:

Chemistry, Energy, Environment / ecology

Types of events:

Seminar / workshop / discussion

Entry:

05/25/2021

Sender/author:

Dr. Christine Dillmann

Department:

Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Event is free:

no

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event68817


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