Robust hydrogen detection system with a thermoelectric hydrogen sensor for hydrogen station application

Maiko Nishibori, W. Shin, N. Izu, T. Itoh, I. Matsubara, S. Yasuda, S. Ohtani

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Abstract

A prototype hydrogen detection system using the micro-thermoelectric hydrogen sensor (micro-THS) was developed for the safety of hydrogen infrastructure systems, such as hydrogen stations. We have designed a detection part with a pressure proof enclosure adoptable for the international standard of Exd II CT3, and carried out an explosion strength test, explosion and fire hazard tests, and an impact test. The hydrogen sensing performance of the detection part of this prototype system showed a good linear relationship between the sensing signal and hydrogen concentrations in air, for a wide range of hydrogen concentrations from 10 ppm to 40,000 ppm (4 vol.%). This prototype detection system was installed in the outdoor field of the hydrogen station and the response for H2 gas in air of 100 ppm, 1000 ppm, and 10000 ppm was tested monthly for 1 year.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2834-2841
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Volume34
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2009

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  • Fuel Technology
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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Robust hydrogen detection system with a thermoelectric hydrogen sensor for hydrogen station application. / Nishibori, Maiko; Shin, W.; Izu, N.; Itoh, T.; Matsubara, I.; Yasuda, S.; Ohtani, S.

In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 34, No. 6, 01.03.2009, p. 2834-2841.

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Nishibori, Maiko ; Shin, W. ; Izu, N. ; Itoh, T. ; Matsubara, I. ; Yasuda, S. ; Ohtani, S. / Robust hydrogen detection system with a thermoelectric hydrogen sensor for hydrogen station application. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2009 ; Vol. 34, No. 6. pp. 2834-2841.
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