Factors that Determine the Performance of Carbon Fuels in the Direct Carbon Fuel Cell
MetadataShow full item record
The direct carbon fuel cell (DCFC) is a promising power generation device, which has a much higher efficiency (80%) and a lower emission than conventional coal-fired power plants. In this study, different commercial carbon fuels including activated carbon (AC), carbon black (CB220 and CB660), and graphitic carbon (GC) were tested in DCFC at 600-800 C. The relationship between the intrinsic properties of carbon fuels and their electrochemical performance in the DCFC was analyzed. It is found that a desirable carbon fuel for DCFC should have high mesoporous surface area and rich oxygen-containing surface groups. The anodic performance of the DCFC may also be improved by small carbon particle size, fast stirring rates, and high cell temperatures.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
An, Wenting; Sun, X.; Jiao, Yong; Julião, P.; Wang, Wei; Wang, S.; Li, S.; Shuang, S. (2018)© 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The pomelo peel char (PC) was prepared and used as fuel for solid oxide electrolyte direct carbon fuel cells with nickel-yttrium stabilized zirconia anode, thin-film YSZ electrolyte, and ...
Structurally modified coal char as a fuel for solid oxide-based carbon fuel cells with improved performanceJiao, Y.; Zhao, J.; An, W.; Zhang, L.; Sha, Y.; Yang, G.; Shao, Zongping; Zhu, Z.; Li, S. (2015)Solid oxide-based carbon fuel cells (SO-CFCs) are promising devices for power generation from solid carbon with high efficiency and low emissions. Coal char is one of the most important carbon-based fuels with high ...
Ethylene glycol as a new sustainable fuel for solid oxide fuel cells with conventional nickel-based anodesQu, J.; Wang, Wei; Chen, Y.; Wang, F.; Ran, Ran; Shao, Zongping (2015)In this study, renewable ethylene glycol (EG) was exploited as a potential fuel for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) with conventional nickel yttria-stabilized zirconia (Ni–YSZ) cermet anodes for sustainable electric power ...