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Table 3 Comparison of ethanol permeability, ionic conductivity, and selectivity factor for the PVA-based membrane in passive DEFC

From: Influence of Graphene Oxide on the Ethanol Permeability and Ionic Conductivity of QPVA-Based Membrane in Passive Alkaline Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells

Membrane Types of membrane Ethanol permeability, cm2 S−1 Ionic conductivity, S cm−1 Selectivity, S s cm−3 Power density, mW cm−2 Reference
Nafion®117 PEM 1.33 [5]
PVA/TiO2 AEM 2.81 × 10−7 0.048 17.08 × 104 8.00 [14]
PVA/HPW/DTPA PEM 2.39 × 10−7 0.0053 2.21 × 104 [50]
PVA/GO PEM 1.75 × 10−7 0.009 5.59 × 104 5.84 [64]
PVA/HAP AEM 0.044 10.74 [65]
QPVA AEM 8.703 × 10−7 0.0073 0.83 × 104 5.88 This study
QPVA/GO (30 °C) AEM 1.48 × 10−7 0.017 11.48 × 104 9.1 This study
QPVA/GO (60 °C) AEM 3.65 × 10−7 0.0624 17.09 × 104 11.4 This study
Nafion®117/KOH AEM 1.15 × 10−6 0.089 7.69 × 104 7.68 This study