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Chemical engineers at Stevens invent portable hydrogen reactor for fuel cells

May 23, 2011

Chemical Engineering students at Stevens Institute of Technology are transforming the way that American soldiers power their battery-operated devices by making a small change: a really small change. Capitalizing on the unique properties of microscale systems, the students have invented a microreactor that converts everyday fossil fuels like propane and butane into pure hydrogen for fuel cell batteries. These batteries are not only highly efficient, but also can be replenished with hydrogen again and again for years of resilient performance in the field.

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http://esciencenews.com/articles/2011/05/23/chemical.engineers.stevens.invent.portable.hydrogen.reactor.fuel.cells

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