Fabrication and characterization of t-ZrO 2 supported small tubular SOFC

Esfakur Rahman, Shamiul Islam, Jong Hee Kim, Byong Taek Lee

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Using multi-pass extrusion process, a t-ZrO 2 support tube for small tubular solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) was fabricated. After burning out of extrusion binder, lubricant and pore former, SOFC functional layers have been coated on the tube by slurry dip coating method. The cell configuration was composed of NiO-8YSZ, 8 mol% yttria stabilized zirconia (8YSZ), Gd 0.2 Ce 0.8 O 1.9-x , (GDC) and La 0.6 Sr 0.4 Co 0.2 Fe 0.8 O 3 (LSCF) on the t-ZrO 2 supported tube as anode, electrolyte, interlayer and cathode, respectively. Dense microstructure of electrolyte was achieved by co-sintering. Maximum power density of 349 mW/cm 2 was obtained at 850°C using pure H 2 as fuel and stagnant air. The cell showed stability for a time period of 100 h at 850°C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1131-1133
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Ceramic Society of Japan
Issue number1370
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

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