CCS and Power Systems

Advanced Energy Systems - Hydrogen Turbines

Ultra-High Temperature Thermal Barrier Coatings

Performer: HiFunda, LLC

Project No: SC0007544


  • Identified SPPS processing parameters that could achieve the desirable microstructural features of high porosity and vertical cracking.
  • Successfully sprayed coatings of greater than 250 μm thickness that have the desired microstructure.
  • Showed that SPPS YAG TBCs have lifetimes that matched or exceeded baseline YSZ TBCs at both standard- and elevated- temperature thermal cycling conditions.
  • Established a HiFunda technology incubator at UConn.

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