Fiber-based metal-carbon composite electrode structures for fuel cell applications

by Soonho Ahn

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  • Fuel cells,
  • Electrodes

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StatementSoonho Ahn
LC ClassificationsQD571 .A36 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 190 leaves :
Number of Pages190
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Open LibraryOL25570067M

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