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Corrosion Control Through Organic Coatings, Second Edition

Ole Øystein Knudsen, Amy Forsgren
April 25, 2017

Corrosion Control Through Organic Coatings, Second Edition provides readers with useful knowledge of the practical aspects of corrosion protection with organic coatings and links this to ongoing research and development. Thoroughly updated and reorganized to reflect the latest advances, this new...

Electroanalytical Chemistry: A Series of Advances, Volume 27

Allen J. Bard, Cynthia G. Zoski
April 24, 2017

This volume is part of a continuing series that provides authoritative reviews on recent developments and applications of well-established techniques in the field of electroanalytical chemistry. Each volume provides the necessary background and starting point for graduate students undertaking...

Biosensors: An Introductory Textbook

Jagriti Narang, C.S. Pundir
April 11, 2017

Nanotechnology is a budding field and has a pivotal role in sensing. Nanomaterials exist in various forms such as nanoparticles, nanoclusters, nanobelts, and nanospheres. These nanomaterials act as sensing interfaces and immobilization surfaces for various biomolecules such as enzymes, DNA, and...

Oxide Semiconductors for Solar Energy Conversion: Titanium Dioxide

Janusz Nowotny
March 30, 2017

Oxide semiconductors, including titanium dioxide (TiO2), are increasingly being considered as replacements for silicon in the development of the next generation of solar cells. Oxide Semiconductors for Solar Energy Conversion: Titanium Dioxide presents the basic properties of binary metal oxide...

Mesoporous Materials for Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies

San Ping Jiang, Jian Liu
March 29, 2017

Innovation through specific and rational design and functionalization has led to the development of a wide range of mesoporous materials with varying morphologies (hexagonal, cubic, rod-like), structures (silicates, carbons, metal oxides), and unique functionalities (doping, acid functionalization)...

Electrochemical Supercapacitors for Energy Storage and Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications

Aiping Yu, Victor Chabot, Jiujun Zhang
March 29, 2017

Although recognized as an important component of all energy storage and conversion technologies, electrochemical supercapacitators (ES) still face development challenges in order to reach their full potential. A thorough examination of development in the technology during the past decade,...

Photochemical Water Splitting: Materials and Applications

Neelu Chouhan, Ru-Shi Liu, Jiujun Zhang
January 25, 2017

Cleavage of water to its constituents (i.e., hydrogen and oxygen) for production of hydrogen energy at an industrial scale is one of the "holy grails" of materials science. That can be done by utilizing the renewable energy resource i.e. sunlight and photocatalytic material. The sunlight and water...

Nanocomposites in Electrochemical Sensors

Samira Bagheri, Iraj Sadegh Amiri, Amin Termeh Yousefi, Sharifah Bee Abd Hamid
December 09, 2016

Nanotechnology has become one of the most important fields in science. Nanoparticles exhibit unique chemical, physical and electronic properties that are different from those of bulk materials, due to their small size and better architecture. Nanoparticles can be used to construct novel sensing...

Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell

Yixuan Wang
November 23, 2016

Direct alcohol fuel cells (DAFCs), such as methanol and ethanol ones, are very promising advanced power systems that may considerably reduce dependence on fossil fuels and are, therefore, attracting increased attention worldwide. Nanostructured materials can improve the performance of the cathodes,...

Metal–Air and Metal–Sulfur Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications

Vladimir Neburchilov, Jiujun Zhang
August 24, 2016

Metal–air and metal–sulfur batteries (MABs/MSBs) represent one of the most efficient-energy storage technologies, with high round trip efficiency, a long life cycle, fast response at peak demand/supply of electricity, and decreased weight due to the use of atmospheric oxygen as one of the main...

Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies

Jinli Qiao, Yuyu Liu, Jiujun Zhang
June 14, 2016

For Researchers, Students, Industrial Professionals, and Manufacturers Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies is your guide to improved catalytic performance in the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2). Written by electrochemical energy scientists...

Electrochemical Nanofabrication: Principles and Applications, Second Edition

Di Wei
June 09, 2016

Nanotechnology has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital from research institutes, governments, and industries in recent years. Traditional nanofabrication techniques such as CVD, sol–gel, and self-assembly have been intensively studied. However, the electrochemical nanofabrication...