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Recent Progress of Nanostructure Modified Anodes in Microbial Fuel Cells
- Recent Progress of Nanostructure Modified Anodes in Microbial Fuel Cells
- Kim, M[Kim, Marie]; Kim, HW[Kim, Hyeon Woo]; Nam, JY[Nam, Joo-Youn]; In, SI[In, Su-Il]
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- Kim, M[Kim, Marie]; Kim, HW[Kim, Hyeon Woo]; In, SI[In, Su-Il]
- Issue Date
- Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15(9), 6891-6899
- Article Type
- Anodes; Bio Electrochemical Systems; Bioelectric Energy Sources; Bioenergy; Carbon; Catalyst Activity; Cathodes; Cost Effectiveness; Devices; Electrical Energy; Electrode; Electrode Material; Electrode Materials; Electrode Surface Modification; Electrode Surface Modifications; Electrodes; Electrodes Materials; Equipment Design; Fuel Cells; Microbial Fuel Cells; Microbial Oxidation; Nano-Structured Electrodes; Nano-Structures; Nanomaterial; Nanostructure; Nanotechnology; Surface Characteristics; Surface Treatment; Wastewater Treatment
- Microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a bio-electrochemical system which converts chemical energy into electrical energy by catalytic activity of microorganisms. Electrons produced by microbial oxidation from substrates such as organic matter, complex or renewable biomass are transferred to the anode. Protons produced at the anode migrate to the cathode via the wire and combine with oxygen to form water. Therefore MFC technologies are promising approach for generating electricity or hydrogen gas and wastewater treatment. Electrode materials are one of the keys to increase the power output of MFCs. To improve the cost effective performance of MFCs, various electrodes materials, modifications and configurations have been developed. In this paper, among other recent advances of nanostructured electrodes, especially carbon based anodes, are highlighted. The properties of these electrodes, in terms of surface characteristics, conductivity, modifications, and options were reviewed. The applications, challenges and perspectives of the current MFCs electrode for future development in bio or medical field are briefly discussed. © 2015 American Scientific Publishers. All rights reserved.
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