Recent Advancement of Nickel Based-Cathode for The Microbial Electrolysis Cell (MEC) and Its Future Prospect

Suharto, Totok Eka and Satar, Ibdal and Wan Daud, Wan Ramli and Somalu, Mahendra Rao and Hong, Kim Byung (2022) Recent Advancement of Nickel Based-Cathode for The Microbial Electrolysis Cell (MEC) and Its Future Prospect. [Artikel Dosen]

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The cost of a cathode and/or catalyst in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) is one of the main factors that must be considered
before its application in a reactor. More than 45 % of total MEC cost is contributed by cathode material. Currently, platinum
(Pt) has become the primary option as cathode or catalyst in MEC because it has superior catalytic properties for hydrogen
evolution reaction. The high-price of Pt and its prone to being poisoned by the buffer in the electrolyte, calls for an
alternative cathode or catalyst study. Some non-precious metals such as nickel (Ni), titanium (Ti), stainless steel (SS) and
composites were explored to replace Pt. Among these materials, Ni is one of the best options because it has excellent catalytic properties, inexpensive, commercially available, less over-potential, and less toxic to living organisms. In most reports, Ni was applied in MEC to produce hydrogen from wastewater which showed comparable performance to Pt. This paper reviews the current status and future prospect of Ni performance as the cathode or catalyst in MEC for hydrogen production, based on the hydrogen cathodic recovery and production rate.

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Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Industrial Technology (Fakultas Teknologi Industri) > S1-Chemical Engineering (S1-Teknik Kimia)
Depositing User: Totok Eka Suharto
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2022 09:50
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2022 09:50

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