Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 134, Issue 3, pp 2213–2221 | Cite as

Oxidation and reduction kinetic of YBaCo4O7+δ and substituted oxygen carriers

  • Limin Hou
  • Qingbo YuEmail author
  • Kun Wang
  • Fan Yang
  • Tianyao Wu


Kinetic analysis of YBaCo4O7+δ, Y0.95Ti0.05BaCo4O7+δ and Y0.15Zr0.1Dy0.75BaCo4O7+δ oxygen carriers for CLAS system has been performed with TG data. The materials are characterized with XRD for phase composition, SEM for particle morphology, and temperature-programmed thermogravimetry for oxidation and reduction reaction analysis. TG experiments are conducted with heating rates of 0.5, 1, and 2 K min−1 in thermal analyzer. The model-fitting approaches, Li Chung-Hsiung and Malek method, are used to estimate the most probable mechanism function. Different processes have different models, for the oxidation process, A1 is selected as the most probable mechanism function for the all samples under different heating rates. And for reduction process, A2/3 is selected as the most probable mechanism function for all samples under different heating rates. That is, nuclei and nuclei growth or their combination are the rate-determining step. In mechanism, activation energy E and pre-exponential factor A are obtained. And the obtained kinetic parameters can reasonably express the oxidation and reduction process.


Oxidation/reduction Kinetic Oxygen carriers CLAS 



This study was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 51576035, 51604078), the Major State Research Development Program of China (Grant No. 2017YFB0603603), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. N162504012), and the Post-Doctoral Science Foundation (Grant Nos. 2017M610185, 20170101).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Limin Hou
    • 1
  • Qingbo Yu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kun Wang
    • 1
  • Fan Yang
    • 1
  • Tianyao Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MetallurgyNortheastern UniversityShenyangPeople’s Republic of China

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