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Fabrication and characterization of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ (LSCF)-Ce0.9Gd0.1O1.95 (GDC) composite thick film for anode supported solid oxide fuel cells

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Nowadays, the commercialization of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) is impeded by the chemical compatibility and polarization losses in association with electrode/electrolyte interface. Thus, to minimize these difficulties, the thick film of LSCF-GDC (50:50 wt%) composite was deposited onto GDC electrolyte to form perfect LSCF-GDC/GDC structure. The chemically compatibility of LSCF-GDC upon sintering of 1000 °C was confirmed from the X-ray diffraction studies. Typically, the film with 15 μm thickness possesses the porous structure, availing the free path for oxygen diffusion. The electrochemical impedance analysis of symmetric cell with LSCF-GDC as an electrode implies the relaxation of charge transfer and electrochemical reduction reaction with temperature. The NiO-GDC (30:70 wt%) supported SOFC with GDC and LSCF-GDC as an electrolyte and cathode, respectively was tested for their performance. The cell generates the maximum powder density of 315 μWcm−2 at 500 °C.

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The work was supported by DRDO. One of the authors, Dr. Atul P. Jamale is thankful to University Grant Commission, New Delhi for its support through UGC meritorious fellowship.

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Jamale, A.P., Bhosale, C.H. & Jadhav, L.D. Fabrication and characterization of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ (LSCF)-Ce0.9Gd0.1O1.95 (GDC) composite thick film for anode supported solid oxide fuel cells. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 27, 795–799 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-015-3818-1

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