"Degradation Mechanisms in Solid Oxide Cells and Systems" Workshop | February 17, 2017 | Barcelona, SpainBarcelona Workshop

In the spirit of the FCH JU’s goal to increase the networking between projects working is similar areas, the ENDURANCE team was the initiator of the Workshop “Degradation Mechanisms in Solid Oxide Cells and Systems" which was co-organized together with four FCH JU projects - DIAMOND, SOPHIA, SOCTESQA and Eco - and held in Barcelona, Spain (February 17, 2017). It gathered high-level researchers and industrial representatives involved in the development and market introduction of solid oxide cell systems. Download the Workshop Proceedings from here.

The aim of the workshop was to provide a platform for professional discussions and exchange of expertise in one of the most challenging issues in the commercialization of SOFC: degradation and durability. Different aspects covering cell components, seals and interconnectors, as well as stacks and systems were discussed. Diverse approaches were presented: from modeling and prediction of degradation, through experimental confirmation and observations to diagnostic tools for early detection and mitigation strategies.

The Workshop Proceedings include abstracts and full presentation of the talks, divided in six thematic sections. They are available in an open access final version of ENDURANCE web site, as well as CDs for dissemination during participation of ENDURANCE members on different scientific events.

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Status of the SOC industry and standardization

Quality assurance of SOC stacks with focus on degradation
M. Lang, C. Auer, T. Schneider, K. Couturier, X. Sun, S. McPhail, T. Malkow, Q. Fu and Q. Liu

Towards a Common Data Bank for Fuel Cells/Electrolyzers Test Procedures and Protocols (Handbook of Experiments)
D. Vladikova, Z.Stoynov, M. Pandev and B. Burdin

Degradation mechanisms and advanced characterization and testing

SOFC Degradation Issues:Lessons Learned from FCH-JU Endurance
A.Nakaj, F. Greco, S. Joris, P. Burdet, S. Diethelm, M. Bianco and J. V. Herle

Solid Oxide Cell Degradation Operated in Fuel Cell and Electrolysis Modes: A Comparative Study on Ni Agglomeration and LSCF Destabilization
M. Hubert, J. Laurencin, P. Cloetens, D. Ferreira Sanchez, S. Pylypko, M. Morales, A. Morata, B. Morel, E. Siebert and F. Lefebvre-Joud

Suitable new ceramic glass compliant sealants for SOFC stacking 
R. Spotorno, E. Fracchia, U. Dahlmann and P. Piccardo

Electrochemical Characterization of SOFC Segmented Cells 
J. Ouweltjes, P. Caliandro, Y. Antonetti and Z. Wuillemin

Degradation mechanisms and advanced characterization and testing (II)

Impact of fuel contaminants on SOFC degradation
D. Ferrero, D. Papurello, D. Drago, M. Gandiglio, A. Lanzini and M. Santarelli

Stack degradation in steam electrolysis and co-electrolysis
M. Kotisaari, O. Thomann, D. Montinaro and O. Himanen

Spatially resolved measurement of SOFC by using segmented cells
P. Szabo

Element diffusion in SOFCs: multi-technique characterization approach
M. Morales, A. Slodczyk, A. Pesce, A. Tarancón, M. Torrell, B. Ballesteros, J.M. Bassat, J. P. Ouweltjes, D. Montinaro and A. Morata

Degradation behavior in SOFC mode
M. Graziadio, F. Santoni, C. Auer, M. Lang, Q. Liu, K. Couturier, Q. Fu, X. Sun and T. Malkow

Efficient Co-Electrolyser for Efficient Renewable Energy Storage (ECo)
M. Torrell

Accelerated tests, early prediction and modelling tools

Parametrical coordinates and microsamples simulating a real SOFC stack
P. Piccardo and R. Spotorno

Advanced Electrochemical Approaches for Evaluation of Fuel Cells Durability
D. Vladikova, Z. Stoynov, J. Laurencin, D. Montinaro, B. Burdin, M. Hubert and A. Nakajo

Accelerated lifetime testing for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells – anode degradation
A. Ploner, A. Hagen and A. Hauch

Advances in model-based diagnosis for SOFC systems after FP7-DIAMOND (Diagnostic algorithm selection, design and testing) 
M.Gallo, D. Marra, C. Pianese, P. Polverino and M. Sorrentino

SOEC durability: post-analysis from a 11’000h operated short stack
G. Rinaldi, S. Diethelm, A. Nakajo, M. Cantoni, E. Oveisi, P. Burdet, Q. Fu, D.Montinaro, J. V. Herle

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