Optical Properties and Applications of Semiconductors Book

Optical Properties and Applications of Semiconductors


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000598971

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Optical Properties and Applications of Semiconductors Excerpt :

Semiconductors with optical characteristics have found widespread use in evolving semiconductor photovoltaics, where optical features are important. The industrialization of semiconductors and their allied applications have paved the way for optical measurement techniques to be used in new ways. Due to their unique properties, semiconductors are key components in the daily employed technologies in healthcare, computing, communications, green energy, and a range of other uses. This book examines the fundamental optical properties and applications of semiconductors. It summarizes the information as well as the optical characteristics and applicability of semiconductors through an in-depth review of the literature. Accomplished experts in the field share their knowledge and examine new developments. FEATURES Comprehensive coverage of all types of optical applications using semiconductors Explores relevant composite materials and devices for each application Addresses the optical properties of crystalline and amorphous semiconductors Describes new developments in the field and future potential applications Optical Properties and Applications of Semiconductors is a comprehensive reference and an invaluable resource for engineers, scientists, academics, and industry R&D teams working in applied physics.

Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications Book

Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications


  • Author : Ahsanulhaq Qurashi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119008927

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Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications Excerpt :

This first ever reference book that focuses on metalchalcogenide semiconductor nanostructures for renewable energyapplications encapsulates the state-of-the-art in multidisciplinaryresearch on the metal chalcogenide semiconductor nanostructures(nanocrystals, nanoparticles, nanorods, nanowires, nanobelts,nanoflowers, nanoribbons and more). The properties and synthesis of a class of nanomaterials isessential to renewable energy manufacturing and this book focuseson the synthesis of metal chalcogendie nanostructures, their growthmechanism, optical, electrical, and other important properties andtheir applications in different diverging fields likephotovoltaics, hydrogen production, theromelectrics, lithiumbattery, energy storage, photocatalysis, sensors. An important reference source for students, scientists,engineers, researchers and industrialists working onnanomaterials-based energy aspects associated with chemistry,physics, materials science, electrical engineering, energy scienceand technology, and environmental science.

Metal Semiconductor Core shell Nanostructures for Energy and Environmental Applications Book

Metal Semiconductor Core shell Nanostructures for Energy and Environmental Applications


  • Author : Raju Kumar Gupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-04-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128124451

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Metal Semiconductor Core-Shell Nanostructures for Energy and Environmental Applications provides a concise, scholarly overview of current research into the characterization of metal semiconductor core-shell nanostructures; the book shows how their properties can be best used in energy and environmental applications, particularly for solar cell and catalysis application. Coverage is also given to the effect of metal nanoparticle for charge generation or charge separation. The book is a valuable resource for academic researchers working in the areas of nanotechnology, sustainable energy and chemical engineering, and is also of great use to engineers working in photovoltaic and pollution industries. Includes a clear method for synthesis of core-shell nanomaterials Explores how metal semiconductor core-shell nanostructures can be used to improve the efficiency of solar cells Explains how the characteristics of metal semiconductor core-shell nanostructures make them particularly useful for sustainable energy and environmental applications

Green Photocatalytic Semiconductors Book

Green Photocatalytic Semiconductors


  • Author : Seema Garg
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 855
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030773717

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Green Photocatalytic Semiconductors Excerpt :

This book comprises a detailed overview on the role of photocatalysts for environmental remediation, hydrogen production and carbon dioxide reduction. Effective ways to enhance the photocatalytic activity of the material via doping, hybrid material, laser light and nanocomposites have been discussed in this book. The book also further elaborates the role of metal nanoparticles, rare earth doping, sensitizers, surface oxygen vacancy, interface engineering and band gap engineering for enhancing the photocatalytic activity. An approach to recover the photocatalytic material via immobilization is also presented. This book brings to light much of the recent research in the development of such semiconductor photocatalytic systems. The book will thus be of relevance to researchers in the field of: material science, environmental science & technology, photocatalytic applications, newer methods of energy generation & conversion and industrial applications.

Semiconductor Photocatalysis Book

Semiconductor Photocatalysis


  • Author : Wenbin Cao
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 678
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535124849

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Semiconductor Photocatalysis Excerpt :

Photocatalysis is a hot topic because it is an environmentally friendly approach toward the conversion of light energy into chemical energy at mild reaction environments. Also, it is well applied in several major areas such as water splitting, bacterial inactivation, and pollutants elimination, which is a possible solution to energy shortage and environmental issues. The fundamental knowledge and the frontier research progress in typical photocatalytic materials, such as TiO2-based and non-TiO2-based photocatalysts, are included in this book. Methods to improve the photocatalytic efficiency and to provide a hint for the rational design of the new photocatalysts are covered.

Semiconductor Solar Photocatalysts Book

Semiconductor Solar Photocatalysts


  • Author : Jiaguo Yu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-03-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527349593

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Semiconductor Solar Photocatalysts Excerpt :

Provides a timely overview of basic principles and significant advances of semiconductor-based photocatalysts for solar energy conversion Semiconductor Solar Photocatalysts: Fundamentals and Applications presents a systematic, in-depth summary of both fundamental and cutting-edge research in novel photocatalytic systems. Focusing on photocatalysts with vast potential for efficient utilization of solar energy, this up-to-date volume covers heterojunction systems, graphene-based photocatalysts, organic semiconductor photocatalysts, metal sulfide semiconductor photocatalysts, and graphitic carbon nitride-based photocatalysts. Organized into six chapters, the text opens with a detailed introduction to the history, design principles, modification strategies, and performance evaluation methods of solar energy photocatalysis. The remaining chapters provide detailed discussion of various novel photocatalytic systems such as direct Z-scheme and S-scheme photocatalysts, organic polymers, and covalent organic frameworks. This authoritative resource: Explains the essential concepts of solar energy photocatalysis and heterojunction systems for photocatalysis Reviews interesting structures and new applications of semiconductor photocatalysts Features contributions from an international panel of leading researchers in the field Includes extensive references and numerous tables, figures, and color illustrations Semiconductor Solar Photocatalysts: Fundamentals and Applications is valuable resource for all catalytic chemists, materials scientists, inorganic and physical chemists, chemical engineers, and physicists working in the semiconductor industry.

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology Book
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Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology


  • Author : Hari Singh Nalwa
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 859
  • ISBN 10 : 9780125139205

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Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology Excerpt :

Nanotechnology Provides comprehensive coverage of the dominant technology of the 21st century Written by a truly international list of contributors.

Advances in Nanostructured Materials Book

Advances in Nanostructured Materials


  • Author : Bibhu Prasad Swain
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Composite materials
  • Pages : 439
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811683916

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Advances in Nanostructured Materials Excerpt :

This book presents recent advances in nanostructured materials. It describes the characterization of nanomaterials, their preparation methods and performance testing techniques; the design and development of nano-scale devices; and the applications of nanomaterials, with examples taken from different industries, such as energy, bioengineering and medicine. The book is broadly divided into sections such as nanostructure semiconductor materials for device applications, nanostructured ferroelectric and ferromagnetic materials.. The topics covered include experimental approaches of device fabrication, photovoltaics and supercapacitors applications, etc. Given the contents, the book will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals working in the area of nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis Book

Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis


  • Author : Mohammad Mansoob Khan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319624464

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Nanocomposites for Visible Light induced Photocatalysis Excerpt :

This book details the chemistry of visible light-induced photocatalysis using different classes of nanocomposites. Starting with a general introduction and explanation of basic principles and mechanisms of (visible) light-induced photocatalysis in the first two chapters (not omitting a plaidoyer for furthering research and development in this promising field), the following chapters detail the different types and classes of nanocomposites currently used in light-induced photocatalytic applications, including e.g. metal and mixed metal-oxide nanoparticles and –composites, nanoporous materials, polymeric and carbon-based nanocomposites. They explain the characteristics and importance of the different types of nanocomposites, as well as their synthesis and fabrication.In the end of the book an outlook on the unique applications of novel nanocomposites is offered, for example in water treatment and disinfection and removal of pollutants from wastewater, self-cleaning window panes based on photoactive materials, and many more. The book also addresses the challenges in present photocatalytic research, and therefore is a must-read for everybody interested in the developing field of nanocomposites and visible light-induced photocatalysis.

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis Book

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis


  • Author : Arpan Kumar Nayak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128230503

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Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis Excerpt :

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis describes the various methods of synthesizing different classes of nanostructured materials that are used as photocatalysts for the degradation of organic hazardous dyes under visible light irradiation. The first three chapters include a general introduction, basic principles, mechanisms, and synthesis methods of nanomaterials for visible light photocatalysis. Recent advances in carbon, bismuth series, transition metal oxide and chalcogenides-based nanostructured materials for visible light photocatalysis are discussed. Later chapters describe the role of phosphides, nitrides, and rare earth-based nanostructured-based materials in visible light photocatalysis, as well as the characteristics, synthesis, and fabrication of photocatalysts. The role of doping, composites, defects, different facets, morphology of nanostructured materials and green technology for efficient dye removal under visible-light irradiation are also explored. Other topics covered include large-scale production of nanostructured materials, the challenges in present photocatalytic research, the future scope of nanostructured materials regarding environmental hazard remediation under visible light, and solar light harvesting. This book is a valuable reference to researchers and enables them to learn more about designing advanced nanostructured materials for wastewater treatment and visible-light irradiation. Covers all the recent developments of nanostructured photocatalytic materials Provides a clear overview of the mechanism of visible light photocatalysis and the controlled synthesis of nanostructured materials Assesses the major challenges of creating visible light photocatalysis systems at the nanoscale

Nanoscale Compound Semiconductors and their Optoelectronics Applications Book

Nanoscale Compound Semiconductors and their Optoelectronics Applications


  • Author : Vijay B. Pawade
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-01-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128240632

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Nanoscale Compound Semiconductors and their Optoelectronics Applications Excerpt :

Nanoscale Compound Semiconductors and their Optoelectronics Applications provides the basic and fundamental properties of nanoscale compound semiconductors and their role in modern technological products. The book discusses all important properties of this important category of materials such as their optical properties, size-dependent properties, and tunable properties. Key methods are reviewed, including synthesis techniques and characterization strategies. The role of compound semiconductors in the advancement of energy efficient optoelectronics and solar cell devices is also discussed. The book also touches on the photocatalytic property of the materials by doping with graphene oxides--an emerging and new pathway. Covers all relevant types of nanoscale compound semiconductors for optoelectronics, including their synthesis, properties and applications Provides historical context and review of emerging trends in semiconductor technology, particularly emphasizing advances in non-toxic semiconductor materials for green technologies Reviews emerging applications of nanoscale compound semiconductor-based devices in optoelectronics, energy and environmental sustainability

1D Semiconducting Hybrid Nanostructures Book

1D Semiconducting Hybrid Nanostructures


  • Author : Arvind Kumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2023-03-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527350278

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1D Semiconducting Hybrid Nanostructures Excerpt :

In-depth discussion on the physics, chemistry, and engineering beneath the construction of 1D semiconducting hybrid materials 1D Semiconducting Hybrid Nanostructures: Synthesis and Applications in Gas Sensing and Optoelectronics provides breakthrough research developments and trends in a variety of 1D hybrid nanostructures for chemi-resistive gas sensors and optoelectronics applications, including recent investigations and developments regarding the innovative designing approaches, fabrications, and methods used to characterize these hybrid nanostructures. The text also includes the surface and interface properties of 1D hybrid semiconducting nanostructured materials, as well as their optimization for applications in gas sensing and optoelectronics. This book further addresses the different issues of sensitivity, selectivity, and operating temperature of gas sensors based on hybrid 1D nanostructures. Moreover, it covers the novel and additional functional optoelectronic properties that originate at the interface of 1D semiconducting nanostructures combined with other low dimensional materials. Some of the specific sample topics covered in this book include: Gas sensing and optoelectronic applications of one-dimensional semiconducting hybrid nanostructures, plus synthesis and gas sensing application of 1D semiconducting hybrid nanostructures Room temperature gas sensing properties of metal oxide nanowire/graphene hybrid structures and highly sensitive room temperature gas sensors based on organic-inorganic nanofibers Synthesis and applications of 1D hybrid tin oxide nanostructures and recent advances in semiconducting nanowires-based hybrid structures for solar application Types of semiconducting hybrid nanostructures for optoelectronic devices and hybrid 1D semiconducting ZnO/GaN nanostructures Thanks to its comprehensive coverage of the subject from highly qualified authors who have significant experience in the field, 1D Semiconducting Hybrid Nanostructures is a m

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications Book

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications


  • Author : Ranjusha Rajagopalan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351731041

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Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications Excerpt :

Making innovative products for energy generation that decrease carbon footprints are the need of the hour. This book describes innovations in porous materials for energy generation and storage applications that can have applications in developed as well as developing countries. It provides a comprehensive account of porous materials for potential new applications, such as catalysts for gas storage and energy efficient transformations, which engineers and scientists working in the areas of solar cells, batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, etc. will find to be of immense interest.

Water Pollution and Remediation  Photocatalysis Book

Water Pollution and Remediation Photocatalysis


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-10-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030547233

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Water Pollution and Remediation Photocatalysis Excerpt :

In the context of climate change and fossil fuel pollution, solar energy appears as a cheap and sustainable fuel for many environmental applications, yet the efficiency of techniques has to be improved. This book reviews recent methods and applications of photocatalysis for the treatment of wastewater containing bacteria, heavy metals, organic pollutants, dyes and tannery effluents. Basics of water pollution, polluted river ecosystems and membranes are also detailed.

Optical Properties and Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials Book

Optical Properties and Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials


  • Author : Jin Z. Zhang
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 383
  • ISBN 10 : 9812836640

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Optical Properties and Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials Excerpt :

Optical properties are among the most fascinating and useful properties of nanomaterials and have been extensively studied using a variety of optical spectroscopic techniques. A basic understanding of the optical properties and related spectroscopic techniques is essential for anyone who is interested in learning about nanomaterials of semiconductors, insulators or metal. This is partly because optical properties are intimately related to other properties and functionalities (e.g. electronic, magnetic, and thermal) that are of fundamental importance to many technological applications, such as energy conversion, chemical analysis, biomedicine, optoelectronics, communication, and radiation detection. Intentionally designed for upper-level undergraduate students and beginning graduate students with some basic knowledge of quantum mechanics, this book provides the first systematic coverage of optical properties and spectroscopic techniques of nanomaterials.