Materials for Energy Conversion Devices Book

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices


  • Author : C C Sorrell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-10-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845690915

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Materials for Energy Conversion Devices Book Description :

As the finite capacity and pollution problems of fossil fuels grow more pressing, new sources of more sustainable energy are being developed. Materials for energy conversion devices summarises the key research on new materials which can be used to generate clean and renewable energy or to help manage problems from existing energy sources. The book discusses the range of materials that can be used to harness and convert solar energy in particular, including the properties of oxide materials and their use in producing hydrogen fuel. It covers thermoelectric materials and devices for power generation, ionic conductors and new types of fuel cell. There are also chapters on the use of such materials in the immobilisation of nuclear waste and as electrochemical gas sensors for emission control. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Materials for energy conversion devices is a standard reference for all those researching and developing a new generation of materials and technologies for our energy need. Detailed coverage of solar energy and thermoelectric conversion Comprehensive survey of new developments in this exciting field Edited by leading experts in the field with contributions from an international team of authors

Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion II Book

Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion II


  • Author : Dhanesh Chandra
  • Publisher : Metallurgical Society of Aime
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 483
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061737071

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Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion II Book Description :

This volume explores research related to energy conversion devices and related fundamental mechanisms, particularly in the field of fuel cell research, hydrogen storage, and superconductors. With an emphasis on fundamentals and applications of materials science and engineering related to energy conversion, this volume focuses on recent advances made in the general field of conversion, storage, and transmission of energy. Fuel cells, hydrogen and tritium storage, batteries, superconductors, magnets, membrane materials, thermal energy storage materials, photovoltaics, and related topics are discussed.

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Book

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage


  • Author : Kuan Yew Cheong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-08-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128137956

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Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Book Description :

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage presents the state-of-art of emerging materials for energy conversion technologies (solar cells and fuel cells) and energy storage technologies (batteries, supercapacitors and hydrogen storage). The book is organized into five primary sections, each with three chapters authored by worldwide experts in the fields of materials science, physics, chemistry and engineering. It covers the fundamentals, functionalities, challenges and prospects of different classes of emerging materials, such as wide bandgap semiconductors, oxides, carbon-based nanostructures, advanced ceramics, chalcogenide nanostructures, and flexible organic electronics nanomaterials. The book is an important reference for students and researchers (from academics, but also industry) interested in understanding the properties of emerging materials. Explores the fundamentals, challenges and prospects for the application of emerging materials in the development of energy conversion and storage devices Presents a discussion of solar cell and photovoltaic, fuel cell, battery electrode, supercapacitor and hydrogen storage applications Includes notable examples of energy devices based on emerging materials to illustrate recent advances in this field

Advanced Fluoride Based Materials for Energy Conversion Book

Advanced Fluoride Based Materials for Energy Conversion


  • Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128007129

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Advanced Fluoride Based Materials for Energy Conversion Book Description :

Advanced Fluoride-Based Materials for Energy Conversion provides thorough and applied information on new fluorinated materials for chemical energy devices, exploring the electrochemical properties and behavior of fluorinated materials in lithium ion and sodium ion batteries, fluoropolymers in fuel cells, and fluorinated carbon in capacitors, while also exploring synthesis applications, and both safety and stability issues. As electronic devices, from cell phones to hybrid and electric vehicles, are increasingly common and prevalent in modern lives and require dependable, stable chemical energy devices with high-level functions are becoming increasingly important. As research and development in this area progresses rapidly, fluorine compounds play a critical role in this rapid progression. Fluorine, with its small size and the highest electronegativity, yields stable compounds under various conditions for utilization as electrodes, electrolytes, and membranes in energy devices. The book is an ideal reference for the chemist, researcher, technician, or academic, presenting valuable, current insights into the synthesis of fluorine compounds and fluorination reactions using fluorinating agents. Provides thorough and applied information on new fluorinated materials for chemical energy devices Describes the emerging role of stable energy devices with high-level functions and the research surrounding the technology Ideal for the chemist, research, technician, or academic seeking current insights into the synthesis of fluorine compounds and fluorination reactions using fluorinating agents

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion Book

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion


  • Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN 10 : 0080444725

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Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion Book Description :

Fluorinated materials for energy conversion offers advanced information on the application of fluorine chemistry to energy conversion materials for lithium batteries, fuel cells, solar cells and so on. Fluorine compounds and fluorination techniques have recently gained important roles in improving the electrochemical characteristics of such energy production devices. The book therefore focuses on new batteries with high performance, the improvements of cell performance and the improvement of electrode and cell characteristics. The authors present new information on the effect of fluorine and how to make use of fluorination techniques and fluorine compounds. With emphasis on recent developments, this book is suitable for students, researchers and engineers working in chemistry, materials science and electrical engineering. * Contains practical information, supported by examples * Provides an update on recent developments in the field * Written by specialists working in fluorine chemistry, electrochemistry, polymer and solid state chemistry

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices Book

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices


  • Author : Chunyi Zhi
  • Publisher : Wiley-VCH
  • Release Date : 2018-10-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527342532

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Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices Book Description :

Provides in-depth knowledge of flexible energy conversion and storage devices-covering aspects from materials to technologies Written by leading experts on various critical issues in this emerging field, this book reviews the recent progresses on flexible energy conversion and storage devices, such as batteries, supercapacitors, solar cells, and fuel cells. It introduces not only the basic principles and strategies to make a device flexible, but also the applicable materials and technologies, such as polymers, carbon materials, nanotechnologies and textile technologies. It also discusses the perspectives for different devices. Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices contains chapters, which are all written by top researchers who have been actively working in the field to deliver recent advances in areas from materials syntheses, through fundamental principles, to device applications. It covers flexible all-solid state supercapacitors; fiber/yarn based flexible supercapacitors; flexible lithium and sodium ion batteries; flexible diversified and zinc ion batteries; flexible Mg, alkaline, silver-zinc, and lithium sulfur batteries; flexible fuel cells; flexible nanodielectric materials with high permittivity for power energy storage; flexible dye sensitized solar cells; flexible perovskite solar cells; flexible organic solar cells; flexible quantum dot-sensitized solar cells; flexible triboelectric nanogenerators; flexible thermoelectric devices; and flexible electrodes for water-splitting. -Covers the timely and innovative field of flexible devices which are regarded as the next generation of electronic devices -Provides a highly application-oriented approach that covers various flexible devices used for energy conversion and storage -Fosters an understanding of the scientific basis of flexible energy devices, and extends this knowledge to the development, construction, and application of functional energy systems -Stimulates and advances the research and develo

Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Conversion Applications Book

Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Conversion Applications


  • Author : Julien Bachmann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-04-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527339129

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Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Conversion Applications Book Description :

Combining the two topics for the first time, this book begins with an introduction to the recent challenges in energy conversion devices from a materials preparation perspective and how they can be overcome by using atomic layer deposition (ALD). By bridging these subjects it helps ALD specialists to understand the requirements within the energy conversion field, and researchers in energy conversion to become acquainted with the opportunities offered by ALD. With its main focus on applications of ALD for photovoltaics, electrochemical energy storage, and photo- and electrochemical devices, this is important reading for materials scientists, surface chemists, electrochemists, electrotechnicians, physicists, and those working in the semiconductor industry.

Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Book

Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage


  • Author : Arumugam Manthiram
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118370834

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Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Book Description :

This new volume covers the latest developments in the field of electrochemistry. It addresses a variety of topics including new materials development, materials synthesis, processing, characterization, property measurements, structure-property relationships, and device performance. A broader view of various electrochemical energy conversion devices make this book a critical read for scientists and engineers working in related fields. Papers from the symposium at the 102nd Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 29-May 3, 2000, Missouri and the 103rd Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2001, Indiana.

Energy Storage and Conversion Materials Book

Energy Storage and Conversion Materials


  • Author : Stephen Skinner
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-11-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788010900

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Energy Storage and Conversion Materials Book Description :

Showcasing recent developments in inorganic materials in an area of societal interest and importance, this book provides an up-to-date introduction to the contemporary use of functional solids in emerging technologies. Energy Storage and Conversion Materials describes the application of inorganic materials in the storage and conversion of energy, with an emphasis on how solid-state chemistry allows development of new functional solids for energy applications. Dedicated chapters cover co-electrolysis, low temperature fuel cells, oxide thermoelectric devices for energy conversion, solid-state Li batteries and thermochemical energy conversion. Edited and written by world-renowned scientists, this book will provide a comprehensive introduction for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers wishing to learn about the topic.

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices Book

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices


  • Author : Kuan Yew Cheong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128209066

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Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices Book Description :

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices: Challenges and Opportunities presents the latest state-of-the-art knowledge and innovation related to environmentally-friendly functional materials that can be developed for, and employed in, producing a feasible next generation of energy storage and conversion devices. The book is broken up into three sections, covering Energy Storage, Energy Conversion and Advanced Concepts. It will be an important reference for researchers, engineers and students who want to gain extensive knowledge in green and/or sustainable functional materials and their applications. Provides a concise resource for readers interested in sustainable and green functional materials for energy conversion and storage devices Emphasizes sustainable and green concepts in the design of energy devices based on renewable functional materials Presents a survey of both the challenges and opportunities available for renewable functional materials in the development of energy devices

Nanostructured  Functional  and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Book

Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems


  • Author : Alagarsamy Pandikumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128227695

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Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Book Description :

Nanostructured, Functional, and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems gathers and reviews developments within the field of nanostructured functional materials towards energy conversion and storage. Contributions from leading research groups involved in interdisciplinary research in the fields of chemistry, physics and materials science and engineering are presented. Chapters dealing with the development of nanostructured materials for energy conversion processes, including oxygen reduction, methanol oxidation, oxygen evolution, hydrogen evolution, formic acid oxidation and solar cells are discussed. The work concludes with a look at the application of nanostructured functional materials in energy storage system, such as supercapacitors and batteries. With its distinguished international team of expert contributors, this book will be an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the field of energy conversion and storage, including materials engineers, scientists and academics. Covers the importance of energy conversion and storage systems and the application of nanostructured functional materials toward energy-relevant catalytic processes Discusses the basic principles involved in energy conversion and storage systems Presents the role of nanostructured functional materials in the current scenario of energy-related research and development

Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability Book

Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability


  • Author : Kwong-Yu Chan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 519
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466575431

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Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability Book Description :

Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability: Devices, Materials and Mechanisms for Energy Conversion covers topics related to current research in electrochemical power sources, highlighting some of the latest concepts in electrochemical conversion for sustainability. The book examines the most recent and innovative technologies employed in battery and fuel cell technology. It introduces the fundamental concepts applied to these electrochemical power sources and provides in-depth discussion on the materials, design, and performance of these devices. Written by internationally acclaimed experts, the chapters illustrate how key technologies for sustainability are enabled by electrochemical conversion. Topics include the reduction of carbon dioxide to resolve issues of carbon capture, energy storage, and generation of portable fuel; turning waste into energy using microbial fuel cells; the promise of vanadium redox flow batteries for massive energy storage; and improved performance of hybrid devices. The book addresses numerous aspects of lithium-type batteries for vehicle propulsion and energy storage, presenting a broad range of lithium batteries, and considering nano-structuring issues, layered-structure materials, and hierarchical structure. This book provides timely coverage of critical issues in emerging and conventional technologies, presenting a wide range of electrochemical devices, related materials, and operation mechanisms. It stimulates an appreciation for the novelty of these electrochemical power sources and offers a projection of future integration of these devices in practice.

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion Book

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion


  • Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-05-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 0080531784

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Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion Book Description :

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion offers advanced information on the application of fluorine chemistry to energy conversion materials for lithium batteries, fuel cells, solar cells and so on. Fluorine compounds and fluorination techniques have recently gained important roles in improving the electrochemical characteristics of such energy production devices. The book therefore focuses on new batteries with high performance, the improvements of cell performance and the improvement of electrode and cell characteristics. The authors present new information on the effect of fluorine and how to make use of fluorination techniques and fluorine compounds. With emphasis on recent developments, this book is suitable for students, researchers and engineers working in chemistry, materials science and electrical engineering. Contains practical information, supported by examples Provides an update on recent developments in the field Written by specialists working in fluorine chemistry, electrochemistry, polymer and solid state chemistry

The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion Book

The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion


  • Author : Juan Bisquert
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429000140

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The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion Book Description :

Research on advanced energy conversion devices such as solar cells has intensified in the last two decades. A broad landscape of candidate materials and devices were discovered and systematically studied for effective solar energy conversion and utilization. New concepts have emerged forming a rather powerful picture embracing the mechanisms and limitation to efficiencies of different types of devices. The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion introduces the main physico-chemical principles that govern the operation of energy devices for energy conversion and storage, with a detailed view of the principles of solar energy conversion using advanced materials. Key Features include: Highlights recent rapid advances with the discovery of perovskite solar cells and their development. Analyzes the properties of organic solar cells, lithium ion batteries, light emitting diodes and the semiconductor materials for hydrogen production by water splitting. Embraces concepts from nanostructured and highly disordered materials to lead halide perovskite solar cells Takes a broad perspective and comprehensively addresses the fundamentals so that the reader can apply these and assess future developments and technologies in the field. Introduces basic techniques and methods for understanding the materials and interfaces that compose operative energy devices such as solar cells and solar fuel converters.

Nanostructured  Functional  and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Book

Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems


  • Author : Alagarsamy Pandikumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128227695

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Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Book Description :

Nanostructured, Functional, and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems gathers and reviews developments within the field of nanostructured functional materials towards energy conversion and storage. Contributions from leading research groups involved in interdisciplinary research in the fields of chemistry, physics and materials science and engineering are presented. Chapters dealing with the development of nanostructured materials for energy conversion processes, including oxygen reduction, methanol oxidation, oxygen evolution, hydrogen evolution, formic acid oxidation and solar cells are discussed. The work concludes with a look at the application of nanostructured functional materials in energy storage system, such as supercapacitors and batteries. With its distinguished international team of expert contributors, this book will be an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the field of energy conversion and storage, including materials engineers, scientists and academics. Covers the importance of energy conversion and storage systems and the application of nanostructured functional materials toward energy-relevant catalytic processes Discusses the basic principles involved in energy conversion and storage systems Presents the role of nanostructured functional materials in the current scenario of energy-related research and development

Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Book

Thermoelectric Energy Conversion


  • Author : Diana Davila Pineda
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-12-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527340712

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Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Book Description :

The latest volume in the well-established AMN series, this ready reference provides an up-to-date, self-contained summary of recent developments in the technologies and systems for thermoelectricity. Following an initial chapter that introduces the fundamentals and principles of thermoelectricity, subsequent chapters discuss the synthesis and integration of various bulk thermoelectric as well as nanostructured materials. The book then goes on to discuss characterization techniques, including various light and mechanic microscopy techniques, while also summarizing applications for thermoelectric materials, such as micro- and nano-thermoelectric generators, wearable electronics and energy conversion devices. The result is a bridge between industry and scientific researchers seeking to develop thermoelectric generators.

Materials for Energy Book

Materials for Energy


  • Author : Sam Zhang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000176711

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Materials for Energy Book Description :

Materials for Energy offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in materials for efficient and sustainable energy applications, including energy conversion, storage, and smart applications. Discusses a wide range of material types, such as nanomaterials, carbonaceous electrocatalysts and electrolytes, thin films, phase change materials, 2D energy materials, triboelectric materials, and membrane materials Describes applications that include flexible energy storage devices, sensors, energy storage batteries, fuel and solar cells, photocatalytic wastewater treatment, and more Highlights current developments in energy conversion, storage, and applications from a materials angle Aimed at researchers, engineers, and technologists working to solve alternative energy issues, this work illustrates the state of the art and latest technologies in this important field.

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Book

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion


  • Author : Tetsuo Soga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-12-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 614
  • ISBN 10 : 0080468306

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Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Book Description :

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion covers a wide variety of materials and device types from inorganic materials to organic materials. This book deals with basic semiconductor physics, modelling of nanostructured solar cell, nanostructure of conventional solar cells such as silicon, CIS and CdTe, dye-sensitized solar cell, organic solar cell, photosynthetic materials, fullerene, extremely thin absorber (ETA) solar cell, quantum structured solar cell, intermediate band solar cell, carbon nanotube, etc. including basic principle and the latest results. There are many books written on conventional p-n junction solar cells, but few books focus on new concepts in this area. * Focuses on the use of nanostructured materials for solar energy * Looks at a wide variety of materials and device types * Covers both organic and inorganic materials

Chalcogenide Materials for Energy Conversion Book

Chalcogenide Materials for Energy Conversion


  • Author : Nicolas Alonso-Vante
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319896120

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Chalcogenide Materials for Energy Conversion Book Description :

This book addresses electrocatalysis based on chalcogenides, particularly in the nanoscale domain. Special attention is paid to the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). The book provides an introduction to materials synthesis; the basic principles of electrocatalysis; related precious metal versus non-precious metal catalytic center chalcogenides as well as supports; and the role of such supports in stabilizing the catalytic centers. In short: pursuing a bottom-up approach, it covers the properties of this class of electrocatalysts and examines their applications in low-temperature fuel systems such as microfluidic fuel cells for portable devices. Accordingly, it is ideally suited for all professionals and researchers interested in electrochemistry, renewable energy and electrocatalysis, and non-precious metal centers for chemical energy conversion.