Fabrication and Characterization of Electrodes for Microbial Fuel Cell

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Bio- Fuel Cell is promising technology to overcome global issue. However, there are many problems in Bio-fuel cell using organism catalyst because research of this type of fuel cell is started in only few years. Purpose of this research is to obtain high electric power using new type of electrode in Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC). Firstly, three types of electrodes were prepared. Those are (1) painted CNT (Carbon Nanotube) by Ag paste, (2) only Ag paste (without CNT) and (3) bare carbon thin plate. MFC with CNT painted (2) electrode generated high current density and high power in MFC, but its E.M.F (Electromotive Force) was decreased. When CNT painting was applied only to anode, high current and power densities were attained without reducing E.M.F.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 523-524)

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Tojiro Aoyama, Hideki Aoyama, Atsushi Matsubara, Hayato Yoshioka and Libo Zhou

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1025-1028

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H. Ogikubo and N. Ohtake, "Fabrication and Characterization of Electrodes for Microbial Fuel Cell", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 523-524, pp. 1025-1028, 2012

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November 2012

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