, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 2125–2132 | Cite as

Promising performances for a La0.6Sr0.4Co0.8Fe0.2O3-δ cathode with a dense interfacial layer at the electrode-electrolyte interface

  • K. Dumaisnil
  • J.-C. Carru
  • D. Fasquelle
  • M. Mascot
  • A. Rolle
  • R.-N. Vannier
Original Paper


As for the commonly studied La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ (6428), here, a very low area-specific resistance (ASR) was measured for La0.6Sr0.4Co0.8Fe0.2O3-δ (6482) cathode deposited on a Ce0.9Gd0.1O2-δ (GDC) electrolyte with addition of a thin (1 μm) dense LSCF film deposited by spin coating at the interface between the GDC electrolyte and a 40-μm-thick screen-printed electrode. The ASR ranged from 1 Ω.cm2 at 500 °C, 0.11 Ω.cm2 at 625 °C and value as low as 0.03 Ω.cm2 at 700 °C. Impedance spectra collected in between 500 and 700 °C were carefully studied. They could all be modelled with two R//CPE in series which are likely associated to the oxygen reduction reaction itself (dissociation/adsorption/ionization) at low frequency and to the oxide ion transfer at the electrode/electrolyte interface at high frequency.


LSCF Electrode-electrolyte interface SOFC Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy 



The authors are grateful to the Région Nord-Pas de Calais for the attribution of an “Emergent Project” called OPERAH which funded a part of this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Dumaisnil
    • 1
  • J.-C. Carru
    • 1
  • D. Fasquelle
    • 1
  • M. Mascot
    • 1
  • A. Rolle
    • 2
  • R.-N. Vannier
    • 2
  1. 1.Unité de Dynamique et Structure des Matériaux MoléculairesUniversité du Littoral Côte d’OpaleCalais CedexFrance
  2. 2.Univ. Lille, CNRS, Centrale Lille, ENSCL, Univ. ArtoisUMR 8181 - UCCS - Unité de Catalyse et Chimie du SolideLilleFrance

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