The microbial electrochemical Peltier heat: An energetic burden and engineering chance for primary microbial electrochemical technologies

Benjamin Korth, Thomas Maskow, Cristian Picioreanu, Falk Harnisch

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Abstract

Bioelectrocalorimetry allows assessing the heat (enthalpy) balance and revealing the microbial electrochemical Peltier heat of biofilm electrodes. This effect accounts for a heat formation of 27 ± 6 kJ mol-1 of electrons transferred and represents a significant energy loss for primary microbial electrochemical technologies.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2539-2544
Number of pages6
JournalEnergy and Environmental Science
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

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