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Plasma sprayed ceramic-metal fuel electrode

United States Patent

July 3, 2012
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A plasma sprayed ceramic-metal fuel electrode is provided. The fuel electrode has particular application in connection with a solid oxide fuel cell used within a power generation system. The fuel cell advantageously comprises an air electrode, an electrolyte formed on at least a portion of the air electrode, a plasma sprayed ceramic-metal fuel electrode formed on at least a portion of the electrolyte, and an interconnect layer to connect adjacent cells in a generator.
Ruka; Roswell J. (Pittsburgh, PA), Folser; George R. (Lower Burrell, PA), Gopalan; Srikanth (Norwood, MA)
Siemens Energy, Inc. (Orlando, FL)
10/ 663,949
September 16, 2003
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT This invention was conceived under United States Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-97FT-34139. The United States government has certain rights hereunder.