Solid oxide fuel cells - a challenge for materials chemists?

Lashtabeg, Anna and Skinner, Stephen J. (2006) Solid oxide fuel cells - a challenge for materials chemists?. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 16 31: 3161-3170. doi:10.1039/b603620a


Author Lashtabeg, Anna
Skinner, Stephen J.
Title Solid oxide fuel cells - a challenge for materials chemists?
Journal name Journal of Materials Chemistry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0959-9428
1364-5501
Publication date 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/b603620a
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 16
Issue 31
Start page 3161
End page 3170
Total pages 10
Place of publication Cambridge, U.K.
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Language eng
Abstract Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) are complex electrochemical devices that offer significant advantages over conventional power generation technologies. Many of these advantages surround the environmental impact of energy generation and in particular the efficiency of power production coupled with the potential range of fuel sources that can be foreseen. Despite these advantages there remain a number of challenges that may delay the full commercialisation of the solid oxide fuel cell. Several of these surround the materials selection, function and interactions with other cell components. It is the intention of this article to highlight the contribution that materials chemistry has made to the development of SOFCs and the future progress that is dependent on advances in materials chemistry. © Royal Society of Chemistry 2011
Keyword Scandia-stablized zirconia
Gadolinia-doped ceria
Ionic transport-properties
Oxygen partial-pressure
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis Publications
 
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