An anode-supported honeycomb SOFC can achieve high power density and improve thermo-mechanical durability at high temperatures. We have fabricated the honeycomb cell with an electrolyte layer of 8YSZ on an anode honeycomb substrate of Ni/8YSZ. The cathode layer is LSM-YSZ composite. Current-voltage and current-power density characteristics of the cells having different anode and cathode flow channel configurations are measured under different hydrogen flow rates and partial pressures. We also evaluate the hydrogen mole fraction distributions in the honeycomb cell using finite element method, and discuss appropriate anode and cathode flow channel configurations.
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