Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Conference

ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference

Publication Date

2013

Journal or Book Title

Proceedings of the ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference

First Page

1

Last Page

3

Conference Title

ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference

Conference Date

July 14-19, 2013

City

Minneapolis, MN

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to use a microfluidic platform for fabricating biocompatible materials. One of the applications of this material is to be used as anode in a microbial fuel cell. In this process, the fibers are fabricated by utilizing a microchannel with three inlets, two sheath flows as well as a core flow. The core flow which is composed of gelatin is hydrodynamically focused by ethanol as the sheath flow. The microfibers created by this technique have various cross sections and will be used a structured porous scaffold. The porosity and biocompatibility of the structure make it an ideal choice for being used as a scaffold for bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. This will consequently results in developing a microbial fuel cell with a higher power density.

Comments

This is a conference proceeding from Proceedings of the ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference (2013), 1. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

ASME

Language

en

File Format

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