Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Biomass-Based Fuel-Fed Fuel Cells
AbstractEnvironmental and sustainable economical concerns are generating a growing interest in biofuels predominantly produced from biomass. It would be ideal if an energy conversion device could directly extract energy from a sustainable energy resource such as biomass. Unfortunately, up to now, such a direct conversion device produces insufficient power to meet the demand of practical applications. To realize the future of biofuel-fed fuel cells as a green energy conversion device, efforts have been devoted to the development of carbon-based nanomaterials with tunable electronic and surface characteristics to act as efficient metal-free electrocatalysts and/or as supporting matrix for metal-based electrocatalysts. We present here a mini review on the recent advances in carbon-based catalysts for each type of biofuel-fed/biofuel cells that directly/indirectly extract energy from biomass resources, and discuss the challenges and perspectives in this developing field. View Full-Text
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Hoa, L.Q.; Vestergaard, M.C.; Tamiya, E. Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Biomass-Based Fuel-Fed Fuel Cells. Sensors 2017, 17, 2587.
Hoa LQ, Vestergaard MC, Tamiya E. Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Biomass-Based Fuel-Fed Fuel Cells. Sensors. 2017; 17(11):2587.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hoa, Le Q.; Vestergaard, Mun’delanji C.; Tamiya, Eiichi. 2017. "Carbon-Based Nanomaterials in Biomass-Based Fuel-Fed Fuel Cells." Sensors 17, no. 11: 2587.
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