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Single-Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology—From Its Origins to Today’s State of the Art

Melanie Kuhn and Teko Napporn

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Cite this document: Kuhn, M. & Napporn, T. (2010). Single-Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology—From Its Origins to Today’s State of the Art. Energies, 3(1), p. 57-134. doi:10.3390/en3010057
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Abstract

In single-chamber solid oxide fuel cells (SC-SOFCs), both anode and cathode are situated in a common gas chamber and are exposed to a mixture of fuel and oxidant. The working principle is based on the difference in catalytic activity of the electrodes for the respective anodic and cathodic reactions. The resulting difference in oxygen partial pressure between the electrodes leads to the generation of an open circuit voltage. Progress in SC-SOFC technology has enabled the generation of power outputs comparable to those of conventional SOFCs. This paper provides a detailed review of the development of SC-SOFC technology.

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solid oxide fuel cell; single-chamber; mixed-reactant; anode; cathode; electrolyte

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Subjects: 2100 Génie mécanique > 2100 Génie mécanique
2300 Combustibles et technologie de l'énergie (Géologie économique, utiliser 4003) > 2303 Autres sources d'énergie (combustibles solaire, éolien, etc.)
Department: Département de génie mécanique
Research Center: Non applicable
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2019 13:03
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 01:20
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3398/
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Journal Title: Energies (vol. 3, no. 1)
Publisher: MDPI
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/en3010057

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