NexTech’s SOFC interconnect coating surpasses one-year mark

By Eileen De Guire / April 28, 2012

Schematic of a planar solid oxide fuel cell. The ferritic stainless steel interconnects are coated to prevent poisoning of the cathode by volatile chromium compounds. NexTech Materials has just completed a one-year demonstration of a successfull manganese cobalt oxide coating. Credit: Olivera Kesler, University of Toronto. When our neighbors down the street at NexTech Materials…

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Alfred U. researchers participating in solid oxide fuel cell interconnects, GaN-on-diamond substrate projects

By / April 2, 2012

Left, prototype of SOFC stack. Right, samples of interconnects being developed in a public–private partnership with Alfred University, Solid Cell, RocCera and the the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Credit: Solid Cell. Alfred University recently announced two interesting projects where their ceramics and glass experts are working with private-sector partners that could have significant…

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