SOFC anode: hydrogen oxidation at porous nickel and nickel/zirconia electrodes


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Boer de, Baukje (1998) SOFC anode: hydrogen oxidation at porous nickel and nickel/zirconia electrodes. thesis.

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Abstract:In the ongoing search for alternative and environmental friendly power generation facilities, the fuel cell is a good candidate. There are several types of fuel cells with large differences in application, size, cost and operating range. The Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) is a high temperature fuel cell, interesting for decentralised generation of heat and power. Nickel/yttria-stabilised zirconia cermet is the state-of-the-art material for use as anode in
SOFCs. This thesis describes a number of experimental studies on the anode of the SOFC. The emphasis is on two important aspects of this type of electrode, the kinetics of the hydrogen oxidation reaction and the effect of the microstructure on the electrochemical performance of the electrode. Insight in these two aspects will lead to a better understanding and further improvements of the anode.
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