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11,12] studied the pH effect of ORR on silver single crystals with a rotating ring disk electrode (RRDE) allowing the detection of intermediate species and found that in alkaline electrolyte, the ORR proceeds almost entirely through a four-electron pathway with very little peroxide intermediate detected. In contrast, acidic electrolyte required high overpotentials to prevent the twoelectron pathway (producing peroxide) from dominating, and the onset potential for the ORR was also higher than in alkaline.
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5 mg cm 2) (pink). Reproduced from Ref. . 3 Alkaline Fuel Cells and without the ionomer solution, with a peak power density of nearly 200 mA cm 2 obtained at 80 °C with backpressurized H2/O2 gases. Mamlouk et al. showed a similar effect on their in-house membrane and concluded that the optimal ionomer content in the catalyst layer depended on several factors such as thickness of electrode and O2 partial pressure. They also suggested that due to ﬂooding problems, the anode layer should be thicker than the cathode layer .