Energizing Fuel Cells with an Electrically Rechargeable Liquid Fuel

Xingyi Shi, Xiaoyu Huo, Yining Ma, Zhefei Pan, Liang An

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Shi et al. demonstrate an e-fuel cell capable of converting an electrically rechargeable liquid fuel into electricity. They achieve a peak power density of 293 mW cm−2 and an energy efficiency of 42.3% at room temperature, thus demonstrating the potential for powering future electric vehicles.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100102
JournalCell Reports Physical Science
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2020


  • direct liquid e-fuel cells
  • e-fuel cells
  • efficiency
  • electrically rechargeable liquid fuels
  • fuel cell electric vehicles
  • power density

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Energy(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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