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The effects of cathodic dc bias, bulk pO2, and effective O2 -diffusivity on ac impedance spectra of Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation’s cathode-supported solid oxide fuel cells were systematically studied over a temperature range of 800 to 1000°C. It was found that the activation process dominated the overall electrode kinetics at 800°C, by which the applied dc bias reduced the electrode resistance considerably. With increasing the temperature to above 900°C, the activation process became effectively activated, leading to a visible arc at the lowest frequency on the impedance spectrum, which is relevant to the pore gas-diffusion process. Under this circumstance, lower bulk pO2 and lower effective O2 diffusivity were shown in ac impedance spectra to increase pore gas-diffusion polarization as predicted by the gas-diffusion theory shown in part I of this paper. DC bias was also found to greatly affect the gas-diffusion process as a result of increased dc current.