Fabrication and Fuel-Cell Properties of Sm-Doped CeO2 Electrolyte Film by Electrophoretic Deposition


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Electrolyte films of Ce0.8Sm0.2O1.9 (SDC) were prepared on NiO-SDC anode substrates by electrophoretic deposition (EPD) for intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Dense and crack-free films were fabricated by cofiring the films and substrates. A cell using an SDC electrolyte film with a La0.6Sr0.4CoO3-δ cathode exhibited a power density of 281 mW/cm2 and an electrolyte resistance of 0.064 cm2 at 600°C. The film formation of SDC by EPD was found effective in decreasing the electrolyte resistance.



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K. Katayama, K. Kato, T. Takenaka, M. Takata and K. Shinozaki




S. Nakayama and M. Miyayama, "Fabrication and Fuel-Cell Properties of Sm-Doped CeO2 Electrolyte Film by Electrophoretic Deposition", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 350, pp. 175-178, 2007

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October 2007




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