Anodes for carbon-fueled solid oxide fuel cells

Zhou, Wei, Jiao, Yong, Li, Si-Dian and Shao, Zongping (2016) Anodes for carbon-fueled solid oxide fuel cells. ChemElectroChem, 3 2: 193-203. doi:10.1002/celc.201500420


Author Zhou, Wei
Jiao, Yong
Li, Si-Dian
Shao, Zongping
Title Anodes for carbon-fueled solid oxide fuel cells
Journal name ChemElectroChem   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2196-0216
Publication date 2016-02
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/celc.201500420
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 3
Issue 2
Start page 193
End page 203
Total pages 11
Place of publication Weinheim, Germany
Publisher Wiley-VCH Verlag
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) have been considered as one of the most promising technologies for high-efficiency electrical energy generation using a variety of fuels, including hydrogen, natural gas, biogas, carbon monoxide, liquid hydrocarbons and solid carbon. Carbon-fueled SOFCs (CF-SOFCs) potentially have the highest volume power density because solid carbon has a fuel energy density of 23.95 kWh L−1, which is approximately 10 times higher than that of liquid hydrogen. However, the reactivity and fluid mobility of carbon is significantly lower than those of gaseous fuels; thus, CF-SOFCs will be kinetically limited at the anode. Herein, we review the development of anodes in CF-SOFCs from the perspective of material compositions and microstructures. Challenges and research trends based on the fundamental understanding of the materials science and engineering for anode development in CF-SOFCs are discussed.
Keyword Anodes
Carbon
Electrochemical energy conversion
Kinetics
Solid oxide fuel cells
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Institutional Status Non-UQ

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