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Progress in Petrochemical Science

Bio Energy Production Using Carbon Based Electrodes in Double and Single Chamber Microbial Fuel Cells: A Review

  • Open or Close Shiv Singh*

    Nanomaterial Toxicology Group, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India

    *Corresponding author: Shiv Singh, Nanomaterial Toxicology Group, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Uttar Pradesh, India

Submission: February 02, 2018; Published: March 19, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/PPS.2018.01.000511

ISSN 2637-8035
Volume1 Issue3


Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are novel electrochemical devices, which can directly convert microbial metabolic power into electricity using biodegradable organic materials. One of the fundamental challenges to commercialize MFCs is the development of efficient, stable, and cost-effective catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction. A different kind of approaches has been done to enhance the efficiency of MFCs including architecture, electrodes, caution exchange membrane and biocatalyst. In this review, author has focused on single and double chamber MFC which are using carbon based electrodes.

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