Conducting Polymer-Based Microbial Fuel Cells
Ruchira Rudra, Prasanta Pattanayak, Patit Paban Kundu
Advance technology is always incisive to alleviate the fossil fuel crisis in an eco-friendly way. A microbial fuel cell is such a sustainable, green technology that can facilitate bio-electrochemical conversion. Conducting polymers have become promising materials for high conductivity, catalytic behaviour, and excellent electrochemical activity and thus have become one of the utmost demanding materials for application in a microbial fuel cell. They have been highly recommended to modify electrodes, separators due to increased performance in terms of high conductivity, durability, power density in MFC. In this chapter, the utilization of available conducting polymer-based materials along with modification in MFC is introduced in details. Additional focus is given to future research aspirations with probable directions for future progress in this area.
Conducting Polymer, Microbial Fuel Cell, Electrochemistry, Cathode and Anode Catalyst, Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Published online 2/21/2019, 14 pages
Part of the book on Enzymatic Fuel Cells
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