Phenomenological Treatment of the Inductive Hysteresis in the Cathode Reaction on YSZ Electrolytes

Lasse Bay, Birgit Zachau-Christiansen, Torben Jacobsen

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The cathode reaction on YSZ electrolytes shows inductive hysteresis behavior with an activation/deactivation process of the cell. This is described by a phenomenological model, where the rate of activation is proportional to the current density and the rate of deactivation is proportional to the activation. A way to realize this could be a change of the length of the active three phase boundary.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnex VII: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Under Real Operating Conditions
Place of PublicationTrondheim, Norway
PublisherInternational Energy Agency
Publication date1999
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Event12th SOFC Workshop: Materials and Mechanisms - Wadahl, Norway
Duration: 10 Jan 199913 Jan 1999


Workshop12th SOFC Workshop: Materials and Mechanisms

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