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Kerry Meinhardt

Kerry Meinhardt

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Mr. Kerry Meinhardt has done extensive research in areas pertaining to solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), solid state oxygen generators, oxygen sensors and glass-ceramic seals. Additional work has been done in the areas of Beta alumina based batteries, vanadium based flow batteries, electroplating with molten fluoride salt electrolytes and Magnetocaloric cooling devices. The areas of research related to SOFC’s have included all aspects of their fabrication from basic material research and cell fabrication to multi-kilowatt system layout and construction. Throughout his career there has been a strong emphasis on developing basic materials research into functional devices.

Research Interests

  • SOFC’s
  • Batteries
  • Ceramic processing
  • Prototype Design
  • Magnetocaloric cooling

Education and Credentials

  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ROLLA Ceramic Engineering M.S. 1996
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ROLLA Ceramic Engineering B.S. 1993

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Holladay J.D., R.P. Teyber, K.D. Meinhardt, E. Polikarpov, E.C. Thomsen, C. Archipley, and J. Cui, et al. 2018. "Investigation of Bypass Fluid Flow in an Active Magnetic Regenerative Liquefier." Cryogenics 93. PNNL-SA-135075. doi:10.1016/j.cryogenics.2018.05.010
  • Teyber R.P., K.D. Meinhardt, E.C. Thomsen, E. Polikarpov, J. Cui, A. Rowe, and J.D. Holladay, et al. 2018. "Passive Force Balancing of an Active Magnetic Regenerative Liquefier." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 451. PNNL-SA-128790. doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2017.11.002

2016

  • Li G., X. Lu, J.Y. Kim, K.D. Meinhardt, H. Chang, N.L. Canfield, and V.L. Sprenkle. 2016. "Advanced Intermediate Temperature Sodium-Nickel Chloride Batteries with Ultra-High Energy Density." Nature Communications 7. PNNL-SA-112622. doi:10.1038/ncomms10683
  • Lu X., G. Li, K.D. Meinhardt, and V.L. Sprenkle. 2016. "Development of Na-beta alumina batteries at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: From tubular to planar." Energy Storage Science and Technology (Chuneng Kexue yu Jishu) 5, no. 3:309-316. PNNL-SA-117915.

2015

  • Coffey G.W., K.D. Meinhardt, V.V. Joshi, L.R. Pederson, C.A. Lavender, and D. Burkes. 2015. Concept Feasibility Report for Electroplating Zirconium onto Uranium Foil - Year 2. PNNL-24106. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Li G., X. Lu, J.Y. Kim, V.V. Viswanathan, K.D. Meinhardt, M.H. Engelhard, and V.L. Sprenkle. 2015. "Batteries: An Advanced Na-FeCl2 ZEBRA Battery for Stationary Energy Storage Application." Advanced Energy Materials 5, no. 12:Article No.1500357. PNNL-SA-108976. doi:10.1002/aenm.201570069
  • Lu X., G. Li, J.Y. Kim, K.D. Meinhardt, and V.L. Sprenkle. 2015. "Enhanced Sintering of ß"-Al2O3/YSZ with the Sintering Aids of TiO2 and MnO2." Journal of Power Sources 295. PNNL-SA-111258. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.06.147

2012

  • Powell M.R., K.D. Meinhardt, V.L. Sprenkle, L.A. Chick, and G.L. Mcvay. 2012. "Demonstration of a Highly Efficient Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power System Using Adiabatic Steam Reforming and Anode Gas Recirculation." Journal of Power Sources 205. PNNL-SA-84732. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.01.098

2011

  • Chick L.A., K.D. Meinhardt, S.P. Simner, B.W. Kirby, M.R. Powell, and N.L. Canfield. 2011. "Factors Affecting Limiting Current in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells or Debunking the Myth of Anode Diffusion Polarization." Journal of Power Sources 196, no. 10:4475-4482. PNNL-SA-76657.

2010

  • Chou Y.S., J.W. Stevenson, and K.D. Meinhardt. 2010. "Electrical Stability of a Novel Refractory Sealing Glass in a Dual Environment for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications." Journal of the American Ceramic Society 93, no. 3:618-623. PNNL-SA-67091. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03466.x
  • Lu X., G.W. Coffey, K.D. Meinhardt, V.L. Sprenkle, Z. Yang, and J.P. Lemmon. 2010. "High Power Planar Sodium-Nickel Chloride Battery." ECS Transactions 28, no. 22:7-13. PNNL-SA-73438. doi:10.1149/1.3492326

2008

  • Meinhardt K.D., D. Kim, Y.S. Chou, and K.S. Weil. 2008. "Synthesis and Properties of a Barium Aluminosilicate Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Glass-Ceramic Sealant." Journal of Power Sources 182, no. 1:188-196. PNNL-SA-61610.

2007

  • Marina O.A., L.R. Pederson, M.C. Williams, G.W. Coffey, K.D. Meinhardt, C.D. Nguyen, and E.C. Thomsen. 2007. "Electrode Performance in Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 154, no. 5:B452-B459. PNNL-SA-50946.
  • Mukerjee S., K. Haltiner, R. Kerr, L.A. Chick, V.L. Sprenkle, K.D. Meinhardt, and C. Lu, et al. 2007. "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Development: Latest Results." ECS Transactions 7, no. 1:59-65. PNWD-SA-8520. doi:10.1149/1.2729074

2006

  • Kim J.Y., V.L. Sprenkle, N.L. Canfield, K.D. Meinhardt, and L.A. Chick. 2006. "Effects of Chrome Contamination on the Performance of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O-3 Cathode Used in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 153, no. 5:A880-A886. PNWD-SA-7101. doi:10.1149/1.2181435

2005

  • Kim J.Y., N.L. Canfield, L.A. Chick, K.D. Meinhardt, and V.L. Sprenkle. 2005. "CHROMIUM POISONING EFFECTS ON VARIOUS CATHODES." In Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, edited by NP Bansal, 26, 129-138. Westerville, Ohio:American Ceramic Society. PNNL-SA-43945. doi:10.1002/9780470291245.ch15
  • Mukerjee S., K. Haltiner, S. Shaffer, K.D. Meinhardt, L.A. Chick, V.L. Sprenkle, and K.S. Weil, et al. 2005. "DEVELOPMENT UPDATE ON DELPHI'S SOFC STACK." In SOFC-IX, Proceedings of the 207th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, May 15-20, 2005, Quebec City, Quebec, edited by SC Singhal and J Mitzusaki, 1, 48-58. Pennington, New Jersey:Electrochemical Society. PNWD-SA-6801.
  • Yang Z., G. Xia, K.D. Meinhardt, K.S. Weil, and J.W. Stevenson. 2005. "Glass Sealing in Planar SOFC Stacks and Chemical Stability of Seal Interfaces." In Surfaces, Interfaces, and the Science of Ceramic Joining, held in 2004 Published in Ceramic Transactions, 158, 135-146. Westerville:American Ceramic Society. PNNL-SA-41571.

2004

  • Chou Y.S., K.D. Meinhardt, J.W. Stevenson, and P. Singh. 2004. Mica-based Composite Compressive Seals for SOFC. PNNL-14740. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Simner S.P., M.D. Anderson, J.E. Coleman, J.Y. Kim, K.D. Meinhardt, V.L. Sprenkle, and J.W. Stevenson. 2004. "SOFC Cathode Interaction with Volatile Chromia Species." In 2004 Fuel Cell Seminar: November 1-5, 2004, San Antonio, Texas. Washington, District Of Columbia:Courtesy Associates. PNNL-SA-42269.
  • Yang Z., G. Xia, K.D. Meinhardt, K.S. Weil, and J.W. Stevenson. 2004. "Chemical Stability of Glass Seal Interfaces in Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 13, no. 3:327-334. PNNL-SA-40312.

2003

  • 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.
  • Simner S.P., J.F. Bonnett, N.L. Canfield, K.D. Meinhardt, J.P. Shelton, V.L. Sprenkle, and J.W. Stevenson. 2003. "Development of Lanthanum Ferrite SOFC Cathodes." Journal of Power Sources 113, no. 1:1-10. PNNL-SA-36956.
  • Stevenson J.W., S. Baskaran, L.A. Chick, Y.S. Chou, J.E. Deibler, M.A. Khaleel, and O.A. Marina, et al. 2003. "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory." 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, 31-42. Pennington, New Jersey:The Electrochemical Society, Inc. PNNL-SA-36986.
  • Yang Z., J.W. Stevenson, and K.D. Meinhardt. 2003. "Chemical Interactions of Barium-Calcium-Aluminosilicate Based Sealing Glasses with Oxidation Resistant Alloys." Solid State Ionics 160, no. 3-4:213-225. PNNL-SA-37968.
  • Yang Z., K.D. Meinhardt, and J.W. Stevenson. 2003. "Chemical Compatibility of Barium-Calcium-Aluminosilicate Based Sealing Glasses with Ferritic Stainless Steel Interconnect in SOFCs." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 150, no. 8:A1095-A1101. PNNL-SA-37151.
  • Yang Z., K.S. Weil, K.D. Meinhardt, D.M. Paxton, and J.W. Stevenson. 2003. "Considerations of Glass Sealing SOFC Stacks." In Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials V, 2002, edited by Indacochea, J. E., 40-46. Materials Park, Ohio:ASM International. PNNL-SA-37267.
  • Yang Z., K.S. Weil, K.D. Meinhardt, J.W. Stevenson, D.M. Paxton, G. Xia, and D. Kim. 2003. "Chemical Compatibility of Barium-Calcium-Aluminosilicate Based Sealing Glasses with Heat Resistant Alloys." In Materials Solutions 2002; Columbus, OH; USA; 7-9 Oct. 2002. International Conference on Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials, 116-122. Materials Park, Ohio:ASM International. PNNL-SA-37464.
  • Yang Z., K.S. Weil, K.D. Meinhardt, J.W. Stevenson, D.M. Paxton, G. Xia, and D. Kim. 2003. "Chemical Compatibility of Barium-Calcium-Aluminosilicate Based Sealing Glasses with Heat Resistant Alloys." In Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials V, Proceedings, edited by Indacochea, J. E., 116-122. Materials Park, Ohio:ASM International. PNNL-SA-37652.

2002

  • Coffey G.W., J.S. Hardy, K.D. Meinhardt, O.A. Marina, and S.P. Simner. 2002. "All-Ceramic SOFC Tolerant to Oxygen, Carbon and Sulfur." In 2002 Fuel Cell Seminar: Fuel Cells - Reliable, Clean Energy for the World, November 19-21, 2002, Palm Springs, California., 295-298. Washington, District Of Columbia:Fuel Cell Seminar. PNNL-SA-39163.
  • Simner S.P., J.F. Bonnett, N.L. Canfield, K.D. Meinhardt, J.P. Shelton, V.L. Sprenkle, and J.W. Stevenson. 2002. "Development of Cathode Materials for Low Temperature SOFCs." In 2002 Fuel Cell Seminar: Fuel Cells - Reliable, Clean Energy for the World, November 19-21, 2002, Palm Springs, California., 344-347. Washington, District Of Columbia:Fuel Cell Seminar. PNNL-SA-37651.
  • Simner S.P., J.F. Bonnett, N.L. Canfield, K.D. Meinhardt, V. Sprenkle, and J.W. Stevenson. 2002. "Optimized Lanthanum Ferrite-Based Cathods for Anode-Supported SOFCs." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 5, no. 7:A173-A175. PNNL-SA-52069. doi:10.1149/1.1483156
  • Simner S.P., J.F. Bonnett, N.L. Canfield, K.D. Meinhardt, V.L. Sprenkle, and J.W. Stevenson. 2002. "Optimized Lanathanum Ferrite-Based Cathodes for Anode-Supported SOFCs." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 5, no. 7:A173-A175. PNNL-SA-35877.

2001

  • Chick L.A., J.W. Stevenson, K.D. Meinhardt, S.P. Simner, J.E. Jaffe, and R.E. Williford. 2001. "Modeling and Performance of Anode-Supported SOFC." In Fuel Cells - Powering the 21st Century : 2000 Fuel Cell Seminar, October 30-November 2, 2000, Portland, Oregon, 619-622. Washington, Dc:Courtesy Associates. PNNL-SA-34228.
  • Simner S.P., K.D. Meinhardt, N.L. Canfield, and J.W. Stevenson. 2001. "Development of Fabrication Techniques and Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." In Solid oxide fuel cells VII, (SOFC VII), proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, June 3-8, 2001. Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society, edited by H. Yokokawa and S.C. Singhal, 2001-16, 1051-1060. Pennington, New Jersey:The Electrochemical Society. PNNL-SA-35878.
  • Stevenson J.W., K.D. Meinhardt, C.F. Habeger, N.L. Canfield, and S.P. Simner. 2001. "Fabrication and Testing of Anode-Supported SOFC." In Fuel cells--powering the 21st Century. 2000 Fuel Cell Seminar, October 30-November 2, 2000, Portland, Oregon, 627-630. Washington, District Of Columbia:Courtesy Associates. PNNL-SA-34254.

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