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Combination of a novel electrode material and artificial mediators to enhance power generation in an MFC

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Combination of a novel electrode material and artificial mediators to enhance power generation in an MFC. / Taskan, Ergin; Özkaya, Bestemin; Hasar, Halil.

In: Water Science and Technology, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2015, p. 320-328.

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Taskan, E, Özkaya, B & Hasar, H 2015, 'Combination of a novel electrode material and artificial mediators to enhance power generation in an MFC', Water Science and Technology, vol. 71, no. 3, pp. 320-328. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2014.487

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Taskan, Ergin ; Özkaya, Bestemin ; Hasar, Halil. / Combination of a novel electrode material and artificial mediators to enhance power generation in an MFC. In: Water Science and Technology. 2015 ; Vol. 71, No. 3. pp. 320-328.

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