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    • ISSN: 1793-821X (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: J. Clean Energy Technol.
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JOCET 2013 Vol. 1(3): 206-210 ISSN: 1793-821X
DOI: 10.7763/JOCET.2013.V1.47

Electrode Material of Carbon Nanotube/Polyaniline Carbon Paper Applied in Microbial Fuel Cells

Chin-Tsan Wang, Ruei-Yao Huang, Yao-Cheng Lee, and Chong-Da Zhang
Abstract—Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are promising clean energy sources for simultaneous recycling of organic waste while harvesting electricity. As for the different effects of electrode materials on the power performance of MFCs, a new material of electrode, carbon nanotube/polyaniline carbon paper (CNT/PANI carbon paper) was utilized and compared with other traditional carbon paper/cloth in this study. Results show that a lower ohmic loss and a better power performance were executed by using CNT/PANI carbon paper. These findings further exhibit its feasibility to improvement of power performance in MFCs.

Index Terms—Electrode, microbial fuel cells, carbon nanotube / polyaniline carbon paper.

The authors are with Department of Mechanical and Electromechanical Engineering, National I-Lan University, I-Lan, 26047, Taiwan (e-mail:


Cite:Chin-Tsan Wang, Ruei-Yao Huang, Yao-Cheng Lee, and Chong-Da Zhang, "Electrode Material of Carbon Nanotube/Polyaniline Carbon Paper Applied in Microbial Fuel Cells," Journal of Clean Energy Technologies vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 206-210, 2013.

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