Recent progress and continuing challenges in bio-fuel cells. Part I: enzymatic cells
Osman, M.H., Shah, A.A. and Walsh, F.C.. (2011) Recent progress and continuing challenges in bio-fuel cells. Part I: enzymatic cells. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol.26 (No.7). pp. 3087-3102. ISSN 0956-5663Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2011.01.004
Recent developments in bio-fuel cell technology are reviewed. A general introduction to bio-fuel cells, including their operating principles and applications, is provided. New materials and methods for the immobilisation of enzymes and mediators on electrodes, including the use of nanostructured electrodes are considered. Fuel, mediator and enzyme materials (anode and cathode), as well as cell configurations are discussed. A detailed summary of recently developed enzymatic fuel cell systems, including performance measurements, is conveniently provided in tabular form. The current scientific and engineering challenges involved in developing practical bio-fuel cell systems are described, with particular emphasis on a fundamental understanding of the reaction environment, the performance and stability requirements, modularity and scalability. In a companion review (Part II), new developments in microbial fuel cell technologies are reviewed in the context of fuel sources, electron transfer mechanisms, anode materials and enhanced O2 reduction.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Engineering|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Biosensors and Bioelectronics|
|Date:||15 March 2011|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 3087-3102|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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