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dc.contributor.authorHwangbo, Jeyeol
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-08 15:01:16 (GMT)
dc.date.available2014-01-08 15:01:16 (GMT)
dc.date.issued2014-01-08
dc.date.submitted2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10012/8127
dc.description.abstractApplications of biotechnology in drug delivery and medical instrumentation and energy storage have been gaining popularity. Especially, utilization of biotechnology for energy storage is attracting attention due to its environmentally friendly nature and cost efficiency. In this project, a filamentous bacteriophage, M13, to fabricate metal oxide battery electrodes. M13 phage is 6.5 nm wide and 800 nm long, and can act as a template to produce nano-sized metal oxide particles. A method to prepare manganese oxide electrodes was developed, where the phage is integrated with the oxide into a nanocomposite. The composite material was used to make a high capacity electrode for lithium ion batteries. The M13 templated manganese oxide, Mn3O4, could deliver a high initial capacity of 766 mAh/g, and recorded a stabilized discharge capacity of ~800 mAh/g even after 60 cycles.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waterlooen
dc.subjectM13 phageen
dc.subjectlithium ion batteryen
dc.subjectbio-batteryen
dc.subjectbiotechnologyen
dc.subjectnanotechnologyen
dc.subjectbio-templatingen
dc.titleFabrication of Nanostructured Manganese Oxide Electrode with M13 Phage Templateen
dc.typeMaster Thesisen
dc.comment.hiddenthe revision has been made: -author's declaration has decapitalized ( table of contents) -table of content has been removed from the table of contents part.en
dc.pendingfalse
dc.subject.programChemical Engineeringen
uws-etd.degree.departmentChemical Engineeringen
uws-etd.degreeMaster of Applied Scienceen
uws.typeOfResourceTexten
uws.peerReviewStatusUnrevieweden
uws.scholarLevelGraduateen


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