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Title: Printed biofuel cells

Abstract

Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for implementing a biofuel cell device for extracting energy from a biofuel. In one aspect, a biofuel cell device includes a substrate, an anode including a catalyst to facilitate the conversion of a fuel in a biological fluid in an oxidative process that releases electrons captured at the anode, thereby extracting energy from the fuel substance, a cathode configured on the substrate adjacent to the anode and separated from the anode by a spacing region, and a load electrically coupled to the anode and cathode via electrical interconnects to obtain the extracted energy as electrical energy.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1333213
Patent Number(s):
9502730
Application Number:
14/362,100
Assignee:
The Regents Of The University Of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Nov 30
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Wang, Joseph, Windmiller, Joshua Ray, and Jia, Wenzhao. Printed biofuel cells. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Wang, Joseph, Windmiller, Joshua Ray, & Jia, Wenzhao. Printed biofuel cells. United States.
Wang, Joseph, Windmiller, Joshua Ray, and Jia, Wenzhao. Tue . "Printed biofuel cells". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1333213.
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abstractNote = {Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for implementing a biofuel cell device for extracting energy from a biofuel. In one aspect, a biofuel cell device includes a substrate, an anode including a catalyst to facilitate the conversion of a fuel in a biological fluid in an oxidative process that releases electrons captured at the anode, thereby extracting energy from the fuel substance, a cathode configured on the substrate adjacent to the anode and separated from the anode by a spacing region, and a load electrically coupled to the anode and cathode via electrical interconnects to obtain the extracted energy as electrical energy.},
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