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Journal of Fuels
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 915015, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/915015
Research Article

Petroleum Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels Used in a Direct Hydrocarbon Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell

1Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, 161 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
2Catalysis Centre for Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, 30 Marie Curie, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
3Chemistry, University of Ottawa, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
4EnPross Incorporated, 147 Banning Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada K2L 1C5

Received 4 July 2015; Accepted 13 September 2015

Academic Editor: Zhongliang Zhan

Copyright © 2015 Yuanchen Zhu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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