Статья
2018

Single SOFC with Supporting Ni-YSZ Anode, Bilayer YSZ/GDC Film Electrolyte, and La2NiO4 + δ Cathode


A. N. Koval’chuk A. N. Koval’chuk , A. V. Kuz’min A. V. Kuz’min , D. A. Osinkin D. A. Osinkin , A. S. Farlenkov A. S. Farlenkov , A. A. Solov’ev A. A. Solov’ev , A. V. Shipilova A. V. Shipilova , I. V. Ionov I. V. Ionov , N. M. Bogdanovich N. M. Bogdanovich , S. M. Beresnev S. M. Beresnev
Российский электрохимический журнал
https://doi.org/10.1134/S1023193518060101
Abstract / Full Text

Characteristics of fuel cells with supporting Ni-YSZ anode, bilayer YSZ/GDC electrolyte with the thickness of 10 μm, and La2NiO4 + δ cathode are studied. It is shown that when humid (3% water) hydrogen is supplied to the anode and air is supplied to the cathode, the maximum values of cell’s power density are 1.05 and 0.75 W/cm2 at 900 and 800°С, respectively. After the introduction of praseodymium oxide and ceria into the cathode and the anode, respectively, the power density is ca. 1 W/cm2 at 700°С. It is found that the power density of a cell with impregnated electrodes weakly increases with the increase in temperature to ca. 1.4 W/cm2 at 900°С. The analysis of impedance spectra by the distribution of relaxation times shows that such behavior is associated with the gas-diffusion resistance of the SOFC anode. The latter is explained by the low porosity of the anode and the high rate of fuel consumption.

Author information
  • Tomsk Polytechnical University, Tomsk, 634050, Russia

    A. N. Koval’chuk, A. A. Solov’ev & I. V. Ionov

  • Institute of High Temperature Electrochemistry, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Yekaterinburg, 620137, Russia

    A. V. Kuz’min, D. A. Osinkin, A. S. Farlenkov, N. M. Bogdanovich & S. M. Beresnev

  • Ural Federal University named after the First President of Russia B.N. Yeltsyn, Yekaterinburg, 620002, Russia

    A. V. Kuz’min, D. A. Osinkin & A. S. Farlenkov

  • Institute of High Current Electronics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tomsk, 634055, Russia

    A. A. Solov’ev, A. V. Shipilova & I. V. Ionov

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