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Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells VII, Volume 32, Issue 4



Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells VII, Volume 32, Issue 4


This book is a collection of papers from The American Ceramic Society's 35th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 23-28, 2011. This issue includes papers presented in the 8th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Materials, Science, and Technology on topics such as Cell and Stack Development; Electrochemical/Mechanical/Thermal Performance; Electrodes; Interconnects; Novel Cell/Stack Design and Processing; and Reliability/Degradation.
Preface ix

Introduction xi


Recent Development of SOFC Cell and Stack at NTT 3
Reiichi Chiba, Hiroaki Taguchi, Takeshi Komatsu, Himeko Orui, Kazuhiko Nozawa, Kimitaka Watanabe, Yoshiteru Yoshida, Masayuki Yokoo, Akihiro Miyasaka, Hajime Arai, and Katsuya Hayashi

Investigation of the Effects of NiO-ScSZ-Layer Insertion on the Current Collection and Catalytic Properties of ScSZ-based Micro-Tubular SOFC 15
Toshiaki Yamaguchi and Nigel Sammes


Effect of Dopants on Ce02 Based Solid State Electrolytes for Intermediate Temperature Electrochemical Devices 23
E. Yu. Pikalova, A. K. Demin, V. G. Bamburov, V. I. Maragou, and P. E. Tsiakaras


Electrochemical Phenomena in MEA Electrodes 37
Mihails Kusnezoff, Nikolai Trofimenko, and Alexander Michaelis

The Effect of A-Site Stoichiometry on LSCF Cathode Performance and Stability 61
Jared Templeton, John Hardy, Zigui Lu, and Jeff Stevenson

Influence of Operational Parameters on LSCF and LSF Stability 67
Amaia Arregui, Lide M. Rodriguez-Martinez, Stefano Modena, Jan van Herle, Massimo Bertoldi, and Vincenzo M. Sglavo

Assessment of the Electrochemical Properties of BSCF and Samarium Doped BSCF Perovskites 77
Keling Zhang, Alex Lassman, Atul Verma, and Prabhakar Singh

Role of Sintering Atmosphere on the Stability of LSM-YSZ Composite 89
Manoj Mahapatra and Prabhakar Singh


Crofer22 APU in Real SOFC Stacks 101
Qingping Fang, Mario Heinrich, and Christian Wunderlich

Assessment of Chromium Evaporation from Chromia and Alumina Forming Alloys 115
Sanjit Bhowmick, Gavin Le, Atul Verma, and Prabhakar Singh

Effect of Chromium Doping on the Crystal Structure, Electrical Conductivity and Thermal Expansion of Manganese Cobalt Spinel Oxides 125
Yingjia Liu, Kangli Wang, and Jeffrey W. Fergus

Effect of Metallic Interconnect Thickness on its Long-Term Performance in SOFCs 131
Wenning Liu, Xin Sun, Liz Stephens, and Moe Khaleel

Characterization of the Conductive Protection Layers on Alloy Interconnect for SOFC 139
Xiaojia Du, Minfang Han, and Ze Lei


Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 149
Norbert H. Menzler, Wolfgang Schafbauer, Robert Mücke, Ralf Kauert, Oliver Büchler, Hans Peter Buchkremer, and Detlev Stöver

Production of Current Collector-Supported Micro-Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Sacrificial Inner Core 161
Ricardo De la Torre, Michèle Casarin, and Vincenzo M. Sglavo


Numerical Modeling of Cathode Contact Material Densification 171
Brian J. Koeppel, Wenning Liu, Elizabeth V. Stephens, and Moe A. Khaleel

Observations on the Air Electrode-Electrolyte Interface Degradation in Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells 183
Michael Keane, Atul Verma, and Prabhakar Singh


Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 195
Mitsunobu Kawano, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Koji Hashino, and Toru Inagaki

Author Index 207