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Structural Characterization of Multi-doped Barium Cerate as Perovskite for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

S. Hossain1,*, M. S. Islam1,*, S. A. Lopa2, A. M. Abdalla3, A. K. Azad4

1Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2International Image Management Ltd., Pragati Sorani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

4Faculty of Integrated Technologies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Tungku Link, Gadong BE1410, Brunei Darussalam.

*Corresponding author: S. Hossain, M. S. Islam

Date: November 10,2023 Hits: 433


Perovskite type material BaCe0.65Zr0.10Y0.05Pr0.20O3-δ was synthesized by the conventional solid-state reaction method with a sintering temperature of 1350°C for 8 hours in an air atmosphere. The structural, morphological, and thermal characterizations have been performed using X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), and Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA). From Rietveld refinement, we confirmed that our prepared sample was an orthorhombic crystal structure in the Pbnm space group. From TG/DTA, we get a gradual weight gain from 150oC to 780oC and a sharp weight loss after the temperature of 780oC. The SEM image of the pellet surface of the sample shows that the sample sintered at 1350oC was dense and suitable to use as an electrolyte in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).


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Structural Characterization of Multi-doped Barium Cerate as Perovskite for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

How to cite this paper: S. Hossain, M. S. Islam, S. A. Lopa, A. M. Abdalla, A. K. Azad. (2023).Structural Characterization of Multi-doped Barium Cerate as Perovskite for Solid Oxide Fuel CellsEngineering Advances3(5), 387-394.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ea.2023.10.001