Coated stainless steel 441 as interconnect material for solid oxide fuel cells: Evolution of electrical properties
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2015

AISI 441 coated. with a double layer coating of 10 nm cerium (inner layer) and 630 nm cobalt was investigated and in addition the uncoated material was exposed for comparison. The main purpose of this investigation was the development of a suitable ASR characterization method. The material was exposed to a simulated cathode atmosphere of air with 3% water at 850 degrees C and the samples were exposed for up to 1500 h. We compared two methods of ASR measurements, an in-situ method where samples were measured with platinum electrodes for longer exposure times and an ex-situ method where pre-oxidized samples were measured for only very short measurement times. It was found that the ASR of ex-situ characterized samples could be linked to the mass gain and the electrical properties could be linked to the evolving microstructure during the different stages of exposure. Both the degradation of the electric performance and the oxygen uptake (mass gain) followed similar trends. After about 1500 h of exposure an ASR value of about 15 m Omega cm(2) was reached. The in-situ measured samples suffered from severe corrosion attack during measurement. After only 500 h of exposure already a value of 35 m Omega cm(2) was obtained.

AISI 441

Corrosion

SOFC

ASR

Interconnect

Platinum

Författare

Jan Gustav Grolig

Chalmers, Kemi och kemiteknik, Energi och material, Oorganisk miljökemi

Jan Froitzheim

Chalmers, Kemi och kemiteknik, Energi och material, Oorganisk miljökemi

Jan-Erik Svensson

Chalmers, Kemi och kemiteknik, Energi och material, Oorganisk miljökemi

Journal of Power Sources

0378-7753 (ISSN)

Vol. 284 321-327

DOI

10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.03.029