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Journal of Electrochemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (2): 198-211.  doi: 10.13208/j.electrochem.191147

• Special Issue:High Temperature Electrochemistry (Guest Editor: Professor Jiang Liu, South China University of Technology) • Previous Articles     Next Articles

Perovskite Catalysts for Fuel Reforming in SOFC:A Review and Perspective

WEI Tong, LI Jian*(), JIA Li-chao, CHI Bo, PU Jian   

  1. Center for Fuel Cell Innovation, State Key Laboratory of Material Processing and Die & Mould Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology,Wuhan 430074, China
  • Received:2019-01-27 Revised:2020-03-03 Online:2020-04-28 Published:2020-03-04
  • Contact: LI Jian E-mail:lijian@hust.edu.cn

Abstract:

Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) is a generating device by electrochemical reaction to transfer the chemical energy of fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas, etc.), the biomass fuel or other hydrocarbon fuels directly into electricity with higher energy conversion efficiency and lower pollution, which is recognized to be efficient green energy technology in the 21st century. However, when hydrocarbons are directly used as fuel, carbon deposition is easy to occur in nickel-based anode, thus, losing electrochemical catalytic activity. Fuel pre-reforming on the outside of the anode is an effective solution, which strongly relies on highly efficient and stable reforming catalysts. In this paper, we summarize the application of perovskite catalyst in fuel reforming based on the research progress of our research group, and provide the corresponding views and prospects.

Key words: solid oxide fuel cell, fuel reforming, perovskite catalysts

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