Direct-write fabrication of integrated planar solid oxide fuel cells

Yong Bum Kim, Sung Jin Ahn, Jooho Moon, Joosun Kim, Hae Weon Lee

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Integrated planar solid oxide fuel cell (IP-SOFC) with multilayered structure has been fabricated via direct-writing process named robo-dispensing. Partially stabilized zirconia (PSZ) substrate with sufficient mechanical strength and gas permeability was utilized as a support for SOFC. The 2-cells serially integrated planar SOFC in which each cell is composed of the line-shaped electrode and electrolyte was produced The SOFC component paste materials were dispensed through cylindrical nozzle of 0.21 mm in diameter onto a moving plate that was controlled by robo-dispensing machine. The thicknesses of anode, electrolyte and cathode were 30 μm, 15 μm and 20 μm, respectively. The fabricated IP-SOFC exhibited OCV of 1.82 V and maximum power density of 35 mW.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)683-687
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Electroceramics
Issue number2-4
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec

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Funding Information:
Acknowledgment This research was supported in part by Grant No. 2003-N-FC03-P-06-0-000 from the Korea Energy Management Corporation. It was also partially supported by National Research Laboratory (NRL) Program from Korea Science and Engineering Foundation.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry


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