Abstract

The solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) with yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) and Lanthanum strontium manganites (LSM) layer were produced under (i) room temperature (ii)700degree C and (iii) 1000degree C. Here at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, a nondestructive X-ray tomographic imaging technique (Transmission X-ray Microscope) is used to examine the material and the pore networks within an SOFC anode. With the aid of Matlab and Avizo, we reconstructed the three dimensional (3D) nano/microstructure in order to understand the effect of the temperature on the morphology of the SOFC material.

Mentor

Liu, Yijin; Joy Hayter

Lab site

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)

Funding Acknowledgement

This material is based upon work supported by the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0952013. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation or the National Science Foundation.

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