화학공학소재연구정보센터
Bioresource Technology, Vol.258, 125-134, 2018
Enhanced electricity generation performance and dye wastewater degradation of microbial fuel cell by using a petaline NiO@ polyaniline-carbon felt anode
A new electrode which embedded polyaniline (PANI) in petaline NiO (NiO@PANI-CF) was prepared through insitu growth and in-situ polymerization. The NiO@PANI-CF integrated the high capacitive character of NiO and the high conductivity of PANI, which effectively increased electricity generation capacity of NiO@PANI-MFC. The maximum output power density and the charge transfer resistance of NiO@PANI-MFC were 1078.8 mW.m(-2) and 10.4 Omega respectively, which were 6.6 times and 68% lower than that of CF-MFC respectively. Moreover, NiO@PANI-MFC could effectively biodegrade dye wastewater due to high biocompatibility of NiO@PANI-CF. The color and COD removal efficiencies of Reactive Brilliant Red X-3B reached 95.94% and 64.24% at 48 h respectively. The results demonstrate that the NiO@PANI-CF has the advantage of high conductivity, high capacitance, high specific surface area, super hydrophilicity, low polarization performance, low charge transfer resistance, high biocompatibility and high stablity.