Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (Google eBook)

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Singh, Narottam P. Bansal
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 11, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 279 pages
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This volume provides a one-stop resource, compiling current research on solid oxide fuel cells. It is a collection of papers from The American Ceramic Society s 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2008. Topics include recent technical progress on materials-related aspects of fuel cells and emerging trends in electrochemical materials, cell/stack fabrication and design, interface engineering, and long-term chemical interactions. This is a valuable, up-to-date resource for researchers in industry, government, or academia who are working with solid oxide fuel cells.
  

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Contents

Introduction
xi
TECHNICAL OVERVIEW
1
CELL AND STACK DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE
19
FABRICATION
71
CHARACTERIZATION AND TESTING
79
ELECTRODES
137
ELECTROLYTES
215
INTERCONNECTS
241
SEALS
261
ELECTROLYZER
271
Author Index
283
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About the author (2009)

Singh is an established surgeon at Sasaram. He completed his formal education and training in surgery at the Banaras Hindu University. He has set up his own nursing home to care for the ailing humanity.

Dr. Narottam Bansal is a Senior Research Scientist in the Ceramics Branch, Materials and Structures Division, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH. After receiving his Ph. D. in 1973, he held post-doctoral research assignments in Canada and USA. He has carried out research in a number of areas: solid oxide fuel cells, thermal and environmental barrier coatings, fiber-reinforced ceramic matrix composites for high-temperature structural applications in turbine engines, high-temperature superconductors, sol-gel and combustion processing, refractory glass-ceramics, kinetics of phase transformations, IR-transmitting materials, electroanalytical techniques, ionic diffusion in melts. He has been team leader of a number of technical teams at NASA.

Dr. Bansal is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. He is recipient of NASAa (TM)s Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievements, R & D 100 Award, Turning Goals into reality Award, and Hind Rattan Award. He has also received numerous Innovative Technology Development Awards and Tech Brief Awards from NASA and his biography has been included in more than 30 Whoa (TM)s Who. So far, he has organized 31 International Symposia and edited 23 Conference proceedings. He is author/co-author of 4 books, 6 invited book chapters, 3 review articles, 8 NASA Tech Briefs, and 215 research papers. He has been awarded seven U.S. Patents, so far. Dr. Bansal has been a member of the Technical Committees of International Commission on Glass and International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry. He has also served on the advisory boards of a number of international conferences.

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