6. Principles and Technology of Microbial Fuel Cells

  1. Prof. Detlef Stolten and
  2. Dr. Bernd Emonts
  1. Jan B. A. Arends1,
  2. Joachim Desloover1,
  3. Sebastià Puig2 and
  4. Willy Verstraete1

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch6

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

How to Cite

Arends, J. B. A., Desloover, J., Puig, S. and Verstraete, W. (2012) Principles and Technology of Microbial Fuel Cells, in Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology (eds D. Stolten and B. Emonts), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, IEF-3: Fuel Cells, Leo-Brandt-Straße, 52425 Jülich, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology (LabMET), Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

  2. 2

    University of Girona, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of the Environment, Laboratory of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, (LEQUIA-UdG), Campus Montilivi s/n, 17071 Girona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330126

Online ISBN: 9783527650248

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Keywords:

  • microbial fuel cells;
  • bioelectrochemical systems;
  • biofilm;
  • anaerobic respiration;
  • environmental engineering;
  • sustainable technology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Microbial Catalysts

  • Applications and Proof of Concepts

  • Modeling

  • Outlook and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References