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New strategies on SOFC

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Juan Carlos Ruiz-Morales, Juan Pena-Martinez, David Marrero-Lopez, Domingo Perez-Coll, Jesus Canales-Vazquez, John T. S. Irvine, Pedro Nunez

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Abstract

Fuel Celts are highly promising energy conversion systems for the new energy scenario. Particularly, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) have been extensively studied during the last few years as a result of the increasing interest in the development of more efficient, and environmentally friendly ways of energy generation, as well as a consequence of their fuel flexibility. This work shows some strategies to improve the efficiency of SOFCs through the use of new anode materials, a novel method of microstructural optimisation by means of polymeric templates, using composites or cermets-based materials or applying a new concept in SOFC, e.g, the Symmetrical SOFC (SFC).

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSOLID-STATE IONICS-2006
EditorsE Traversa, TR Armstrong, C Masquelier, Y Sadaoka
Place of PublicationWARRENDALE
PublisherMATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY
Pages139-147
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-1-55899-929-9
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventSymposium on Solid-State Ionics held at the 2006 MRS Fall Meeting - Boston, Morocco
Duration: 27 Nov 20061 Dec 2006

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
PublisherMATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY
Volume972
ISSN (Print)0272-9172

Conference

ConferenceSymposium on Solid-State Ionics held at the 2006 MRS Fall Meeting
CountryMorocco
CityBoston
Period27/11/061/12/06

    Research areas

  • METHANE, ANODE, OXIDATION, EXTENDED DEFECTS, OXIDE FUEL-CELLS, TEMPERATURE

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