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Electrospun and solution blown three-dimensional carbon fiber nonwovens for application as electrodes in microbial fuel cells

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Abstract

Three-dimensional carbon fiber electrodes prepared by electrospinning and solution blowing are shown to be excellent electrode materials for bioelectrochemical systems such as microbial fuel cells or microbial electrolysis cells. The bioelectrocatalytic anode current density is shown to reach values of up to 30 A m−2, which represents the highest reported values for electroactive microbial biofilms.

Graphical abstract: Electrospun and solution blown three-dimensional carbon fiber nonwovens for application as electrodes in microbial fuel cells

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The article was received on 17 Sep 2010, accepted on 20 Dec 2010 and first published on 28 Jan 2011


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00446D
Energy Environ. Sci., 2011,4, 1417-1421

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    Electrospun and solution blown three-dimensional carbon fiber nonwovens for application as electrodes in microbial fuel cells

    S. Chen, H. Hou, F. Harnisch, S. A. Patil, A. A. Carmona-Martinez, S. Agarwal, Y. Zhang, S. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, A. Greiner and U. Schröder, Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 1417
    DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00446D

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