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An introduction to microbial fuel cells

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© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This chapter provides an introduction to the subject of microbial fuel cells. It provides an overview to the various electrochemical principles and biological mechanisms which occur in these MFCs and builds on the known behaviour of the more conventional chemical fuel cells. It provides a brief summary of the materials used in MFCs and their performance characteristics important for their application. It also gives an indication as to which applications they may be applied to and some typical performance characteristics.

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Author(s): Scott K

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Microbial Electrochemical and Fuel Cells: Fundamentals and Applications

Year: 2016

Pages: 3-27

Online publication date: 12/02/2016

Acceptance date: 01/01/1900

Publisher: Elsevier Inc.


DOI: 10.1016/B978-1-78242-375-1.00001-0

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ISBN: 9781782423966