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List of abbreviations

AES
AFC
AFM
AMFC
APU
ASME
AUTOBRANE

Auger Electron Spectroscopy
Alkaline Fuel Cells
Atomic Force Microscopy
Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells
Auxiliary Power Unit
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Acronym of EU Project: Automotive High Temperature Fuel Cell Membranes

 

BET
BPP
BSc
BScEng

Measurement porosimetry and specific surface area by nitrogen adsorption
Bipolar plate
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science Engineering

 

CAPRI
CARISMA
CBPP
CCB
CCM
CEA
CELINA
CFD
Chalmers
CHP
CO
CT/MRT
CV
cxHPC

Acronym of the EU project: Car Autothermal Process Reactor Initiative
Acronym of EU project: CAR- Industry and Sustainability Making a new Approach
Composite bipolar plate
Catalyst-coated backing (Catalyst coated GDL)
Catalyst-coated membrane
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique
Acronym of EU project: Fuel cell applications in a new configured aircraft
Computational fluid dynamic
Chalmers Universtiy of Technology
Combined heat and power
Confidential, only for members of the consortium (including the Commission Services)
Computer tomography / Magnetic resonance tomography
Cyclic voltammetry
Center of Excellence for High Performance Computing (University of Erlangen)

 

DECODE
DEFC
DEM
DLR
DM
DMFC
DNS
DOE
DREAMCAR
DRT
DSC
DSM
DVDAME

Acronym of proposed EU project: Degradation mechanisms to improve components and design
Direct ethanol fuel cell
Demonstration
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
Diffusion media
Direct methanol fuel cell
Direct navier stoke
Department of energy (US)
Acronym of EU project: Direct methanol fuel cell system for car application
Research & Technologies Division
Differential Scanning Calorimety
Division for Material Science
Acronym of French project: Durée de Vie et Dégradation des Assemblages Membrane–Electrodes de piles à combustibles de type PEFC

 

EC
EDX
EIS
ERA
ETH
EUCAR

European Commission
Energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
European Research Area
Eidgenösische technische Hochschule
European council for automotive research and development

 

FC
FCA
FCANODE
FC TEDI
FCTESTNET
FCTESQA
FEBUSS
FEG SEM
FEVER
FP
FTIR/MS
FURIM

Fuel cell
Fuel cell activities
Acronym of EU project: Non-noble Catalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (STREP)
Acronym of EU project: Fuel Cell Testing and Dissemination (SSA)
Acronym of EU project: Fuel Cell Testing and Standardisation Network
Acronym of EU project: Fuel Cell Testing, Safety and Quality Assurance
Acronym of the EU project: Fuel cell Energy systems standardised for large transport BUSses and Stationary applications
Field emission gun scanning electron microscope
Acronym of EU project: Fuel cell electric vehicle for efficiency and range
Framework Programm
Fourier transform infrared combined hydrogen mass spectroscopy
Acronym of EU project: Further improvement and system integration of high temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells

 

GDL
GM
GM-FCA

Gas diffusion layers
General Motors
GM fuel cell activities

 

IE
IESVic
IP
IR

Institute for Energy
Institute for integrated energy systems of the University of Victoria
Draft Implementation Plan
Infra red

 

JRC-IE

Joint Research Centre, Institute for Energy

 

KONWIHR

Competence Network for High Performance Computing in Bavaria

 

M
MArch
MBPP
MC
MD
MEA
MGT
MPL
MRT
MScEng

Milestone
Master of Architecture
Metallic Bipolar Plates
Monte Carlo Model
Molecular Dynamic Model
Membrane electrode assembly
Management of the consortium
Micro Porous Layer
Magnetic Resonance Tomography
Master of science engineering

 

NMR
NTNU

Nuclear magnetic resonance
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 

OEM
OPTIMERECELL (FP5)

 

Original Equipment Manufacturer
Acronym of EU project: Development of cost effective PEMFC for automotive applications

P
PBI
PCS
PEFC
PFSA
PHARE
PN
PP
Pt
PU
PTFE

Prototype
Polybenzimidazole
Photon Correlation Spectroscopy
Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Perfluorosulfonnated Acid
Acronym of a project
Pore Network
Restricted to other programme participants (including the Commission Services)
Platinum
Public
Polytetrafluoroethylene

 

R
R&D
RDE
RE
REV
RRZE
RTD
RTN
RWTH

Report
Research and Development
Rotating Disk Electrode
Restricted to a group specified by the consortium (including the Commission Services)
representative Elementary Volume
Regionales Rechenzentrum Erlangen
Research and Technological Development (including any activities to prepare for dissemination and/or exploitation of project results, and coordination activities)
Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen

 

S&T
SAA
SANS
SAXS
SEM
SGL
SIAM
SLX
SOFC
SR
SRA
SSAons
STREP
STM

Science and Technology
Stabilisation and Association Agreements
Small Angle Neutron Scattering
Small Angle X-ray Scattering
Scanning Electron Microscopy
SGL carbon group
Society for industrial and applied mathematics
Solvay Solexis S.p.A.
Solid oxide fuel cell
Synchrotron Radiation
Strategic Research Agenda
Specific Support Actions
Specific Targeted Research Project
Scanning Tunnel Microscopy

TACIS
TC
TEM
TGA
TIPan
TPD
TRA
TPR
TRO
TU

Acronym of EU project: Energy Efficiency in Housing
Technical Coordinator
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Thermo gravimetry analysis
Technology Implementation Plan
Temperature Programmed Desorption Spectroscopy
Training
Temperature Programmed Reduction
Temperature Programmed Oxidation
Technical University

UER
UPS
UV

University of Erlangen
Ultra-Violet Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Ultra-Violet

VTEC

Volvo Technology Corp.

WP

Work package

XPS
XRD

XPS X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
XRD X-ray diffraction

ZSW

Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoffforschung