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Sony has produced energy from Coca-Cola

 

Sony has developed a fuel cell that generates electricity from the Coca-Cola. He was shown at International Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Expo in Japan.

The principle of action of the element is as follows: at the anode by the action of enzymes (protein molecules, catalysts) glucose is split, resulting in releases electrons and hydrogen ions, the correspondent with reference to Cnews.ru.

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Electrons form an electric current. The hydrogen ions flow through the separation membrane to the cathode, where it joins with oxygen molecules in the air. The result is a by-product – water.

During the demonstration fuel cell the size of a matchbook tucked famous drink. Energy produced by the splitting of glucose contained in the Coca-Cola, it was enough to power a small electric fan and three of these fuel cells – to power MP3-player with flash memory and it’s attached two small passive speakers.