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Issue 37, 2013
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Waste to real energy: the first MFC powered mobile phone

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Abstract

This communication reports for the first time the charging of a commercially available mobile phone, using Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) fed with real neat urine. The membrane-less MFCs were made out of ceramic material and employed plain carbon based electrodes.

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Submitted
18 Jun 2013
Accepted
10 Jul 2013
First published
16 Jul 2013

This article is Open Access

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 15312-15316
Article type
Communication

Waste to real energy: the first MFC powered mobile phone

I. A. Ieropoulos, P. Ledezma, A. Stinchcombe, G. Papaharalabos, C. Melhuish and J. Greenman, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 15312
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP52889H

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