Zirconium(IV) oxide-yttria stabilized

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Yttrium stabilized zirconium oxide, Yttria stabilized zirconia, YSZ, YSZ-8
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ZrO2 · Y2O3
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diam. × H

2-3 mm × 3-5 mm


>2,600 °C (lit.)

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Yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) is the most commonly used solid electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) and oxygen sensors. YSZ exhibits high oxygen-ionic conductivity while blocking electronic conduction. YSZ particles may be synthesized from yttrium nitrate or isopropoxide by sol gel method. YSZ nanoparticles may be prepared in supercritical water (SCW). YSZ nanoparticles of different sizes with varying % mol of yttria may be obtained by CO2 laser based continuous/pulsed laser vaporization method.


Collagen-yttria-stabilized amorphous zirconia hybrid scaffolds may be developed. YSZ thin films may be used as thermal barrier coatings on combustors, stationary and rotating components of gas turbines or diesel engines.6
Electrolyte material for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC).


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Kowalski, K.
Diffusion and Defect Data, Solid State Data, Part A, 286-286 (2009)
Synthesis and dispersion of yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) nanoparticles in supercritical water
Gonzalo-Juan I, et al.
Materials Chemistry and Physics, 134(1), 451-458 (2012)
Oxygen reduction via grain boundary transport in thin film platinum electrodes on yttria stabilized zirconia
Huber TM, et al.
Solid State Ionics, 273, 8-12 (2015)
Elisabeth W Leib et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 448, 582-592 (2015-03-22)
Zirconia microparticles produced by sol-gel synthesis have great potential for photonic applications. To this end, identifying synthetic methods that yield reproducible control over size uniformity is important. Phase transformations during thermal cycling can disintegrate the particles. Therefore, understanding the parameters...
Impedance spectroscopy of pellets made from yttria stabilized zirconia nanoparticles generated via CW and pulsed mode of laser vaporization method
Khare J, et al.
Ceramics International, 40(9) Part B, 14677-14685 (2014)

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