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Christopher Coyle

Christopher Coyle

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Chris Coyle has been with the Materials Science department at PNNL since 1995. He has primarily focused on solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology including cell design and fabrication, system design, and testing.

Research Interests

  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Ceramic Processing
  • Batteries

Education and Credentials

  • B.S. Ceramic Engineering, Alfred University, 1995

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Hardy J.S., C.A. Coyle, J.F. Bonnett, J.W. Templeton, N.L. Canfield, D.J. Edwards, and S.M. Mahserejian, et al. 2018. "Evaluation of Cation Migration in Lanthanum Strontium Cobalt Ferrite Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathodes via In-operando X-ray Diffraction." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6, no. 4:1787-1801. PNNL-SA-127796. doi:10.1039/c7ta06856e

2017

  • Dogdibegovic E., N.S. Alabri, C.J. Wright, J.S. Hardy, C.A. Coyle, S.A. Horlick, and W. Guan, et al. 2017. "Activity and Stability of (Pr1-xNdx)2NiO4 as Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Part V. In Situ Studies of Phase Evolution." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 164, no. 12:F1115-F1121. PNNL-SA-127512. doi:10.1149/2.1041707jes
  • Dogdibegovic E., N.S. Alabri, C.J. Wright, J.S. Hardy, C.A. Coyle, S.A. Horlick, and W. Guan, et al. 2017. "In situ Studies of Phase Evolution in (Pr1-xNdx)2NiO4 Electrodes with Various Interlayer Chemistries." ECS Transactions 78, no. 1:623-635. PNNL-SA-128993. doi:10.1149/07801.0623ecst
  • Dogdibegovic E., N.S. Alabri, K. Tenny, C.J. Wright, J.S. Hardy, C.A. Coyle, and S.A. Horlick, et al. 2017. "The Role of Interlayer on the Catalytic Activity and Performance Stability of (Pr1-xNdx)2NiO4 as Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." ECS Transactions 78, no. 1:983-992. PNNL-SA-128995. doi:10.1149/07801.0983ecst
  • Hardy J.S., C.A. Coyle, J.J. Neeway, and J.W. Stevenson. 2017. "LSM/YSZ Button Cell Tests in Cathode Air with Measured Cr Concentrations." ECS Transactions 78, no. 1:943-953. PNNL-SA-125284. doi:10.1149/07801.0943ecst
  • Nguyen H.P., J.S. Hardy, C.A. Coyle, Z. LU, and J.W. Stevenson. 2017. "Developing Cost-Effective Dense Continuous SDC Barrier Layers for SOFCs." ECS Transactions 75, no. 42:107-114. PNNL-SA-121716. doi:10.1149/07542.0107ecst
  • Nguyen H.P., J.S. Hardy, C.A. Coyle, Z. LU, and J.W. Stevenson. 2017. "Developing Cost-Effective Dense Continuous SDC Barrier Layers for SOFCs." In ECS Transactions, 75, 107-114. Pennington, New Jersey:Electrochemical Society. PNNL-SA-131600. doi:10.1149/07542.0107ecst

2013

  • Chick L.A., O.A. Marina, C.A. Coyle, and E.C. Thomsen. 2013. "Effects of temperature and pressure on the performance of a solid oxide fuel cell running on steam reformate of kerosene." Journal of Power Sources 236. PNNL-SA-90279. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.11.136

2012

  • Li G., X. Lu, C.A. Coyle, J.Y. Kim, J.P. Lemmon, V.L. Sprenkle, and Z. Yang. 2012. "Novel Ternary Molten Salt Electrolytes for intermediate-temperature sodium/nickel chloride batteries." Journal of Power Sources 220. PNNL-SA-85553. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.07.089

2011

  • Marina O.A., C.A. Coyle, M.H. Engelhard, and L.R. Pederson. 2011. "Mitigation of Sulfur Poisoning of Ni/Zirconia SOFC Anodes by Antimony and Tin." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158, no. 4:B424-B429. PNNL-SA-76341.
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, C.A. Coyle, E.C. Thomsen, and D.J. Edwards. 2011. "Polarization-Induced Interfacial Reactions between Nickel and Selenium in Ni/Zirconia SOFC Anodes and Comparison with Sulfur Poisoning." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158, no. 1:b36-b43. PNNL-SA-74342.
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, C.A. Coyle, E.C. Thomsen, P. Nachimuthu, and D.J. Edwards. 2011. "Electrochemical, Structural and Surface Characterization of Nickel/Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes in Coal Gas Containing Antimony." Journal of Power Sources 196, no. 11:4911-4922. PNNL-SA-75755. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.02.027
  • Yoon K.J., C.A. Coyle, and O.A. Marina. 2011. "Doped Yttrium Chromite-Ceria Composite as a Redox-Stable and Sulfur-Tolerant Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Electrochemistry Communications 13, no. 12:1400-1403. PNNL-SA-78708. doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2011.08.025

2010

  • Marina O.A., C.A. Coyle, E.C. Thomsen, D.J. Edwards, G.W. Coffey, and L.R. Pederson. 2010. "Degradation Mechanisms of SOFC Anodes in Coal Gas Containing Phosphorus." Solid State Ionics 181, no. 8-10:430-440. PNNL-SA-67342.
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, C.A. Coyle, D.J. Edwards, Y.S. Chou, and C.N. Cramer. 2010. "Interaction of coal-derived synthesis gas impurities with solid oxide fuel cell metallic components." Journal of Power Sources 196, no. 2:636-643. PNNL-SA-73045. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.07.081
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, E.C. Thomsen, C.A. Coyle, and K.J. Yoon. 2010. "Reversible Poisoning of the Nickel/Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes by Hydrogen Chloride in Coal Gas." Journal of Power Sources 195, no. 20 SP ISS:7033-7037. PNNL-SA-72205.
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, E.C. Thomsen, D.J. Edwards, C.A. Coyle, and C.N. Cramer. 2010. "SOFC Ohmic Resistance Reduction by HCl-Induced Removal of Manganese at the Anode/Electrolyte Interface." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13, no. 6:B63-B67. PNNL-SA-71023. doi:10.1149/1.3380668
  • Yoon K.J., C.N. Cramer, E.C. Thomsen, C.A. Coyle, G.W. Coffey, and O.A. Marina. 2010. "Calcium- and Cobalt-doped Yttrium Chromites as an Interconnect Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157, no. 6:B856-B861. PNNL-SA-69520.

2009

  • Coyle C.A., O.A. Marina, E.C. Thomsen, D.J. Edwards, C.N. Cramer, G.W. Coffey, and L.R. Pederson. 2009. "Interactions of nickel/zirconia solid oxide fuel cell anodes with coal gas containing arsenic." Journal of Power Sources 193, no. 2:730-738. PNNL-SA-65571. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.04.042
  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, C.A. Coyle, E.C. Thomsen, and G.W. Coffey. 2009. "Ni/YSZ Anode Interactions with Impurities in Coal Gas." ECS Transactions 25, no. 2:2125-2130. PNNL-SA-67224. doi:10.1149/1.3205760

2008

  • Marina O.A., G.W. Coffey, C.A. Coyle, C.D. Nguyen, E.C. Thomsen, and L.R. Pederson. 2008. Anode Interactions with Coal Gas Contaminants. PNNL-17745. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2007

  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, D.J. Edwards, C.A. Coyle, J.W. Templeton, M.H. Engelhard, and Z. Zhu. 2007. "Effect of Coal Gas Contaminants on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Operation." ECS Transactions 11, no. 33:63-70. PNNL-SA-58325.

2005

  • Weil K.S., C.A. Coyle, J.S. Hardy, G. Xia, and J.Y. Kim. 2005. "NEW PLANAR SOFC SEALING TECHNIQUES FOR POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS." In Proceedings of SOFC IX, edited by SC Singhal and J Mizusaki, 2, 1957-1966. Pennington, New Jersey:Electrochemical Society. PNNL-SA-45924.
  • Weil K.S., C.A. Coyle, J.S. Hardy, J.Y. Kim, and G. Xia. 2005. "ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF SEALING PLANAR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELLS." In Developments in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Lithium Ion Batteries, held 2004 Published in Ceramic Transactions, 161, 79-88. Westerville:American Ceramic Society. PNNL-SA-41564.
  • Weil K.S., C.A. Coyle, J.T. Darsell, G. Xia, and J.S. Hardy. 2005. "Effects of Thermal Cycling and Thermal Aging on the Hermeticity and Strength of Silver-Copper Oxide Air-Brazed Seals." Journal of Power Sources 152. PNNL-SA-45923.
  • Weil K.S., J.E. Deibler, J.S. Hardy, D. Kim, G. Xia, and C.A. Coyle. 2005. "AN ENGINEERING TEST USEFUL IN DEVELOPING GLASS SEALS FOR PLANAR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELLS." In Surfaces, Interfaces, and the Science of Ceramic Joining, held 2004 Published in Ceramic Transactions, 158, 73-80. Westerville:American Ceramic Society. PNWD-SA-6409.
  • Weil K.S., J.S. Hardy, G. Xia, and C.A. Coyle. 2005. "USE OF RUPTURE STRENGTH TESTING IN EXAMINING THE THERMAL CYCLE BEHAVIOR OF VARIOUS TYPES OF PLANAR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL SEALS." In Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites. A Collection of Papers Presented at the 29th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-28, 2005, Cocoa Beach, Florida: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, edited by E Lara-Curzio, 26, 149-155. Westerville, Ohio:American Ceramic Society. PNWD-SA-6973. doi:10.1002/9780470291221.ch19
  • Williford R.E., X.S. Li, R.S. Addleman, G.E. Fryxell, S. Baskaran, J.C. Birnbaum, and C.A. Coyle, et al. 2005. "Mechanical Stability of Templated Mesoporous Silica Thin Films." Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 85, no. 3:260-266. PNNL-SA-44235.

2004

  • Hardy J.S., J.T. Darsell, C.A. Coyle, J.C. Birnbaum, and K.S. Weil. 2004. "Thermal Cyclability of Reactive Air Braze Seals in Anode Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." In Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials VI - Proceedings from Materials Solutions 2003 on Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials, Oct. 13-15 2003, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 51-58. Materials Park, Ohio:ASM International. PNNL-SA-39770.
  • Weil K.S., J.E. Deibler, J.S. Hardy, D. Kim, G. Xia, L.A. Chick, and C.A. Coyle. 2004. "Rupture Testing as a Tool for Developing Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Seals." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 13, no. 3:316-326. PNNL-SA-40326.

2003

  • Birnbaum J.C., G.E. Fryxell, X.S. Li, C.A. Coyle, G.C. Dunham, and S. Baskaran. 2003. "Effects of Trace Metals and Organic Additives on Porosity and Dielectric Constant of High Purity Mesoporous Silica Films." Chemical Communications 2003, no. 15:1830-1831. PNWD-SA-5825.
  • Li X.S., J.C. Birnbaum, R.E. Williford, G.E. Fryxell, C.A. Coyle, G.C. Dunham, and S. Baskaran. 2003. "Effect of Humidity Treatments on Porosity and Mechanical Integrity of Mesoporous Silica Films." Chemical Communications. PNWD-SA-5824.
  • Mukerjee S., S.J. Shaffer, J. Zizelman, L.A. Chick, S. Baskaran, Y.S. Chou, and C.A. Coyle, et al. 2003. "Development Of A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack By Delphi And Battelle." In Solid Oxide Fuel Cells VIII (SOFC VIII). Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, edited by S.C. Singhal; M. Kokiya, 2003-07, 88-97. Pennington, New Jersey:The Electrochemical Society, Inc. PNWD-SA-5904.
  • Weil K.S., C.A. Coyle, J.Y. Kim, and J.S. Hardy. 2003. "The Effect of Composition on the Wetting Behavior and Joint Strength of the Ag-CuO Reactive Air Braze." In Solid State Ionics-2002: Symposium held December 2-5, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., edited by Philippe Knauth; Hubert A Gasteiger, 756, 551-556. Warrendale, Pennsylvania:Materials Research Society. PNNL-SA-37659.

2000

  • Baskaran S., J. Liu, K. Domansky, N.J. Kohler, X.H. Li, C.A. Coyle, and G.E. Fryxell, et al. 2000. "Low Dielectric Constant Mesoporous Silica Films Through Molecularly Templated Synthesis." Advanced Materials 12, no. 4:291-294. PNNL-SA-33058.

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