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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

Article (2010)

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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

Subjects: 2100 Mechanical engineering > 2100 Mechanical engineering
2300 Fuel and energy technology > 2303 Other sources of energy (solar, wind, etc.)
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3398/
Journal Title: Energies (vol. 3, no. 1)
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/en3010057
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/en3010057
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2019 13:03
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2024 13:07
Cite in APA 7: 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), 57-134. https://doi.org/10.3390/en3010057


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