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  Ha Phan

Postgraduate Student

Conversion of bio-waste into superior electrode materials for energy storage applications


The development of renewable energy coupling with rechargeable energy storage equipment has recently attracted numerous attention because of the pollution of natural environment and eradication of non-renewable resources. Electrode is one of the key components in these electrochemical storage devices and traditionally produced from rich carbon sources such as petroleum and charcoal. Although biomass waste is high in carbon content, only a small percentage of bio-waste from human daily activities and agricultural bio-waste, are recycled for compost at present, while the other is disposed into landfill. It can be considered as a potential precursor to produce electrodes. As a result, this research aims to transform bio-waste into a reliable source of activated carbon (AC) for energy storage application.




 Last modified: 04-Aug-2017