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Brewery wastewater treatment using air-cathode microbial fuel cells
Effective wastewater treatment using microbial fuel cells (MFCs) will require a better understanding of how operational parameters and solution chemistry affect treatment efficiency, but few studiesExpand
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Electroactive biofilms: Current status and future research needs
Electroactive biofilms (EABFs) generated by electrochemically active microorganisms have many potential applications in bioenergy and chemicals production. Biofilm electroactivity can have aExpand
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Acid hydrolysis of corn stover for biohydrogen production using Thermoanaerobacterium thermosaccharolyticum W16
Abstract Lignocellulosic biomass, if properly hydrolyzed, can be an ideal feedstock for fermentative hydrogen production. This work considered the pretreatment of corn stover (CS) using a dilute acidExpand
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Treatment of carbon fiber brush anodes for improving power generation in air-cathode microbial fuel cells
Abstract Carbon brush electrodes have been used to provide high surface areas for bacterial growth and high power densities in microbial fuel cells (MFCs). A high-temperature ammonia gas treatmentExpand
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Accelerated start-up of two-chambered microbial fuel cells: Effect of anodic positive poised potential
Abstract The acclimation of anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) played a key role in starting up a microbial fuel cell (MFC). Conventionally, spontaneous colonization was employed in this process.Expand
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Assessment of Microbial Fuel Cell Configurations and Power Densities
Different microbial electrochemical technologies are being developed for many diverse applications, including wastewater treatment, biofuel production, water desalination, remote power sources, andExpand
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Use of carbon mesh anodes and the effect of different pretreatment methods on power production in microbial fuel cells.
Flat electrodes are useful in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) as close electrode spacing improves power generation. Carbon cloth and carbon paper materials typically used in hydrogen fuel cells, however,Expand
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Sequestration of CO2 discharged from anode by algal cathode in microbial carbon capture cells (MCCs).
Due to increased discharge of CO(2) is incurring problems, CO(2) sequestration technologies require substantial development. By introducing anodic off gas into an algae grown cathode (ChlorellaExpand
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Acidic and alkaline pretreatments of activated carbon and their effects on the performance of air-cathodes in microbial fuel cells.
Activated carbon (AC) is a high performing and cost effective catalyst for oxygen reduction reactions (ORRs) of air-cathodes in microbial fuel cells (MFCs). Acidic (HNO3) and alkaline (KOH)Expand
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Effect of nitrogen addition on the performance of microbial fuel cell anodes.
Carbon cloth anodes were modified with 4(N,N-dimethylamino)benzene diazonium tetrafluoroborate to increase nitrogen-containing functional groups at the anode surface in order to test whether theExpand
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