Sintering admixtures for tuned porosity CGO matrices

João Paulo de Freitas Grilo

Universidade de Aveiro

Phd student of Aveiro University, Portugal. Work at the Department of Materials Engineering and Ceramics with supervision of Professor Fernando Marques. 


Ceria-based electrolytes, namely Gd-doped ceria (CGO), are currently used as IT-SOFC electrolytes. The addition of an alkaline carbonate phase was already considered to enhance the conductivity and decrease the sintering... [ view full abstract ]


  1. João Paulo de Freitas Grilo (Universidade de Aveiro)
  2. Rubens Maribondo Do Nascimento (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte)
  3. Fernando Marques (Universidade de Aveiro)

Topic Areas

Energy Generation (SOFC, PCFC, PV, ...) , Energy Conversion , Membranes for gas separation , Processing , Conduction of electrons and ions


OS-6A » Symposium A - Electroceramics for Energy Applications (10:30 - Wednesday, 11th July, Aula Louis Verhaegen)

Additional Information

Image 1
Image 2
Image 3