Development of Novel Anode material for Intermediate Temperature SOFC (IT-SOFC)
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The present work envisages application of titanium oxycarbide as a possible anode material for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells (IT-SOFC). Titanium oxycarbide samples (TiOxC1-x with x = 0.2 - 0.8) were prepared by reaction-sintering of TiO and TiC powders under vacuum at 1500 C for 5 h. Basic studies on TiOxC1-x (x = 0.2-0.8) with respect to phase purity and stability under oxidizing and reducing environments were carried out. The compatibility of titanium oxycarbide with intermediate-temperature electrolyte material (Ce0.9Gd0.1O3-δ) was studied. The electrochemical properties of planar cells using Ce0.9Gd0.1O3-δ as electrolyte and employing TiO0.2C0.8 and La0.8Sr0.2Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ based anode and cathode materials were investigated.
Sinha , A , Miller , D N & Irvine , J T S 2016 , ' Development of Novel Anode material for Intermediate Temperature SOFC (IT-SOFC) ' Journal of Materials Chemistry A , vol 4 , no. 28 , pp. 11117-11123 . DOI: 10.1039/C6TA03404G
Journal of Materials Chemistry A
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We thank the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)/ H2FC Supergen (EP/J016454/1, EP/K015540/1) and the Royal Society (WRMA 2012/R2) for support.
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