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Title: An electrolyte distribution model in consideration of the electrode wetting in the molten carbonate fuel cell

Abstract

In the molten carbonate fuel cell, the electrolyte distribution in the electrode is one of the major factors affecting cell performance. An electrolyte distribution model was developed in consideration of the electrode's wetting properties and the pore size distribution within the electrode. Because wettability data, e.g., contact angles, are required for model calculations, the meniscus heights of (Li/K)CO{sub 3} and (Li/Na)CO{sub 3} on Ni were measured under various anode gas conditions, and contact angles were derived.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Central Research Inst. of Electric Power Industry, Kanagawa (JP)
OSTI Identifier:
20030638
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 147; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Mar 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; MOLTEN CARBONATE FUEL CELLS; ELECTROLYTES; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; WETTABILITY; ELECTRODES

Citation Formats

Kawase, Makoto, Mugikura, Yoshihiro, and Watanabe, Takao. An electrolyte distribution model in consideration of the electrode wetting in the molten carbonate fuel cell. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1149/1.1393282.
Kawase, Makoto, Mugikura, Yoshihiro, & Watanabe, Takao. An electrolyte distribution model in consideration of the electrode wetting in the molten carbonate fuel cell. United States. doi:10.1149/1.1393282.
Kawase, Makoto, Mugikura, Yoshihiro, and Watanabe, Takao. Wed . "An electrolyte distribution model in consideration of the electrode wetting in the molten carbonate fuel cell". United States. doi:10.1149/1.1393282.
@article{osti_20030638,
title = {An electrolyte distribution model in consideration of the electrode wetting in the molten carbonate fuel cell},
author = {Kawase, Makoto and Mugikura, Yoshihiro and Watanabe, Takao},
abstractNote = {In the molten carbonate fuel cell, the electrolyte distribution in the electrode is one of the major factors affecting cell performance. An electrolyte distribution model was developed in consideration of the electrode's wetting properties and the pore size distribution within the electrode. Because wettability data, e.g., contact angles, are required for model calculations, the meniscus heights of (Li/K)CO{sub 3} and (Li/Na)CO{sub 3} on Ni were measured under various anode gas conditions, and contact angles were derived.},
doi = {10.1149/1.1393282},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
issn = {0013-4651},
number = 3,
volume = 147,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {3}
}