Electrochemical oxygen reduction on LaNi0.6Fe 0.4O3-δ film electrode

R. A. Budiman, Shinichi Hashimoto, K. Amezawa, T. Kawada

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Electrochemical oxygen reduction on an LaNi0.6Fe 0.4O3-δ (LNF) dense film electrode was investigated by using AC impedance spectroscopy as functions of temperature (923∼1073 K), oxygen partial pressure (10-3∼1 bar), and DC bias (-50∼+20 mV). It was found the oxygen reduction reaction on the LNF electrode is rate-controlled by the absorption and the dissociation of oxygen molecules at the surface, although other elementary reactions also might contribute to the total reaction rate. 18O isotope exchange and its depth profile measurements by using a secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) were performed to give quantitative analysis for the rate determining step (RDS) on LNF. The conclusion derived from the SIMS measurements was in good agreement with that from the electrochemical measurements, showing that the surface reaction is a major cause of the resistance in the LNF electrode but the bulk diffusion also may contribute to the reaction rate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIonic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics 8
PublisherElectrochemical Society Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781607683155
ISBN (Print)9781566779531
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventIonic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics 8 - 221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: 2012 May 62012 May 10

Publication series

NameECS Transactions
ISSN (Print)1938-5862
ISSN (Electronic)1938-6737


OtherIonic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics 8 - 221st ECS Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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