HEMF research projects
Within the HEMF platform all participating Helmholtz centres set up a series of laboratories that will all complement one another excellently. The scientific focus is on materials systems that convert or store energy. These include, for example, solar fuels, solar cells, fuel cells, battery systems, and thermoelectric and thermochemical materials. One overarching theme is novel catalysts used in energy conversion and storage.
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) Fuel cells produce electricity directly from fuel gases. Here, the basic process is the electrochemical oxidation of hydrogen.