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ELECTRICITY FROM NANOMEMBRANE

ABSTRACT
Tulachan et al. found that silk cocoon membrane can generate electrical current due to ionic conduction. We argue that the current is produced by osmosis as that in a commercial osmotic plant.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2014-07-20
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2014-07-24
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2015-01-04
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI1405720C
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2014, VOLUME 18, ISSUE 5, PAGES [1720 - 1721]
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