Auto-feeding microbial fuel cell inspired by transpiration of plants

Auto-feeding microbial fuel cell inspired by transpiration of plants Applied Energy 225 (2018) 934–939 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apenergy a b a, Shiqiang Wu , Sunil A. Patil , Shuiliang Chen Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and Institute of Advanced Materials, Jiangxi Normal University, Ziyang Road 99th, 330022 Nanchang, China Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, Sector 81, S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab 140306, India HIG HLI GHTS GRAPHICAL ABSTRACT A concept of auto-feeding microbial fuel cell is reported. The fuel was auto-fed without assis- tance of any external equipment and power input. The auto-feeding was realized by mi- micking the transpiration process of plants. The auto-feeding microbial fuel cell generated a power density of −3 295.5 W m . This study provides a unique way to fabricate self-sustaining portable MFCs. ARTIC L E I NF O ABSTRAC T Keywords: Inspired by the transpiration process in plants, we report an auto-feeding microbial fuel cell (AF-MFC), in which Auto-feeding the fuel (substrate solution) is fed automatically through a process similar to transpiration in natural plants Microbial fuel cell without using any external equipment and applying extra power. The AF-MFC consisted of a bioanode, an Hydrogel electrolyte http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Energy Elsevier

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10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.05.080
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Applied Energy 225 (2018) 934–939 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apenergy a b a, Shiqiang Wu , Sunil A. Patil , Shuiliang Chen Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and Institute of Advanced Materials, Jiangxi Normal University, Ziyang Road 99th, 330022 Nanchang, China Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, Sector 81, S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab 140306, India HIG HLI GHTS GRAPHICAL ABSTRACT A concept of auto-feeding microbial fuel cell is reported. The fuel was auto-fed without assis- tance of any external equipment and power input. The auto-feeding was realized by mi- micking the transpiration process of plants. The auto-feeding microbial fuel cell generated a power density of −3 295.5 W m . This study provides a unique way to fabricate self-sustaining portable MFCs. ARTIC L E I NF O ABSTRAC T Keywords: Inspired by the transpiration process in plants, we report an auto-feeding microbial fuel cell (AF-MFC), in which Auto-feeding the fuel (substrate solution) is fed automatically through a process similar to transpiration in natural plants Microbial fuel cell without using any external equipment and applying extra power. The AF-MFC consisted of a bioanode, an Hydrogel electrolyte

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Applied EnergyElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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