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FUNDACIO INSTITUT DE RECERCA DE L'ENERGIA DE CATALUNYA
|Coordinator Country||Spain [ES]|
|Total cost||1˙841˙387 €|
|EC max contribution||1˙841˙387 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2016-04-01 to 2021-03-31|
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|1||FUNDACIO INSTITUT DE RECERCA DE L'ENERGIA DE CATALUNYA||ES (SANT ADRIA DE BESOS)||coordinator||1˙841˙387.00|
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) are one of the most efficient and fuel flexible power generators. However, a great limitation on their applicability arises from temperature restrictions. Operation approaching room temperature (RT) is forbidden by the limited performance of known electrolytes and cathodes while typical high temperatures (HT) avoid their implementation in portable applications where quick start ups with low energy consumption are required.
The ULTRASOFC project aims breaking these historical limits by taking advantage of the tremendous opportunities arising from novel fields in the domain of the nanoscale (nanoionics or nano photochemistry) and recent advances in the marriage between micro and nanotechnologies. From the required interdisciplinary approach, the ULTRASOFC project addresses materials challenges to (i) reduce the operation to RT and (ii) technological gaps to develop ultra-low-thermal mass structures able to reach high T with extremely low consumption and immediate start up. A unique μSOFC technology fully integrated in ultrathin silicon will be developed to allow operation with hydrogen at room temperature and based on hydrocarbons at high temperature. Stacking these μSOFCs will bring a new family of ultrathin power sources able to provide 100 mW at RT and 5W at high T in a size of a one-cent coin. A stand-alone device fuelled with methane at HT will be fabricated in the size of a dice.
Apart from breaking the state-of-the-art of power portable generation, the ULTRASOFC project will cover the gap of knowledge existing for the migration of high T electrochemical devices to room temperature and MEMS to high T. Therefore, one should expect that ULTRASOFC will open up new horizons and opportunities for research in adjacent fields like electrochemical transducers or chemical sensors. Furthermore, new technological perspectives of integration of unconventional materials will allow exploring unknown devices and practical applications.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
F. Chiabrera, I. Garbayo, A. TarancÃ³n
Nanoionics and interfaces for energy and information technologies
published pages: 409-439, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-811166-6.00017-0
|Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures Formation, Characterization, and Application of Interface-Based Phenomena||2019-06-19|
Francesco Chiabrera, IÃ±igo Garbayo, Nerea Alayo, Albert TarancÃ³n
Micro solid oxide fuel cells: a new generation of micro-power sources for portable applications
published pages: 102460S, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1117/12.2269454
|Smart Sensors, Actuators, and MEMS VIII||2019-06-19|
F. Chiabrera, A. Morata, M. Pacios, A. TarancÃ³n
Insights into the enhancement of oxygen mass transport properties of strontium-doped lanthanum manganite interface-dominated thin films
published pages: 70-77, ISSN: 0167-2738, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2016.08.009
|Solid State Ionics 299||2019-04-18|
Francesco Chiabrera, IÃ±igo Garbayo, Dolors Pla, MÃ³nica Burriel, Fabrice Wilhelm, Andrei Rogalev, Marc NÃºÃ±ez, Alex Morata, Albert TarancÃ³n
Unraveling bulk and grain boundary electrical properties in La 0.8 Sr 0.2 Mn 1âˆ’y O 3Â±Î´ thin films
published pages: 13205, ISSN: 2166-532X, DOI: 10.1063/1.5054576
|APL Materials 7/1||2019-04-18|
Francesco Chiabrera, IÃ±igo Garbayo, Lluis LÃ³pez-Conesa, Gemma MartÃn, Alicia Ruiz-Caridad, Michael Walls, Luisa Ruiz-GonzÃ¡lez, Apostolos Kordatos, Marc NÃºÃ±ez, Alex Morata, Sonia EstradÃ©, Alexander Chroneos, Francesca PeirÃ³, Albert TarancÃ³n
Engineering Transport in Manganites by Tuning Local Nonstoichiometry in Grain Boundaries
published pages: 1805360, ISSN: 0935-9648, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201805360
|Advanced Materials 31/4||2019-04-18|
IÃ±igo Garbayo, Federico Baiutti, Alex Morata, Albert TarancÃ³n
Engineering mass transport properties in oxide ionic and mixed ionic-electronic thin film ceramic conductors for energy applications
published pages: 101-114, ISSN: 0955-2219, DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.09.004
|Journal of the European Ceramic Society 39/2-3||2019-04-18|
Aruppukottai M. Saranya, Alex Morata, Dolors Pla, MÃ³nica Burriel, Francesco Chiabrera, IÃ±igo Garbayo, Aitor HornÃ©s, John A. Kilner, Albert TarancÃ³n
Unveiling the Outstanding Oxygen Mass Transport Properties of Mn-Rich Perovskites in Grain Boundary-Dominated La 0.8 Sr 0.2 (Mn 1â€“ x Co x ) 0.85 O 3Â±Î´ Nanostructures
published pages: 5621-5629, ISSN: 0897-4756, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01771
|Chemistry of Materials 30/16||2019-04-18|
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