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Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

1st Edition

Stelbin Peter Figerez, Raghavan Prasanth
November 14, 2018

Carbon nanotubes and graphene are promising and widely explored materials for the development of high performance lithium ion batteries that can operate at a wide range of temperatures. This book deals with carbon nanotube and graphene composite materials for both electrodes and electrolytes in...

Modern Electrosynthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry

1st Edition

Frank Marken, Mahito Atobe
November 01, 2018

Modern Electrosynthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry introduces readers to new ways of making materials and compounds using low waste processes, employing energy from electricity rather than chemical reagents. It explores electro-organic synthesis, which offers clean synthesis tools as well as...

Corrosion Analysis

1st Edition

Michael Dornbusch
October 02, 2018

The book gives an overview about all relevant electrochemical and spectroscopic methods used in corrosion research. Besides the correct use and interpretation, the methods are correlated with industrial test methods for organic coatings and conversion layers....

Solid State Composites and Hybrid Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Rada Savkina, Larysa Khomenkova
September 04, 2018

Solid state composites and hybrid systems offer multifunctional applications in various fields of human life, demonstrating solutions to the key problems of the environment, human health, biology, medicine, electronics, energy harvesting and storage. Exploring this innovative field of research,...

Advances in Thin-Film Solar Cells

2nd Edition

I. M. Dharmadasa
August 31, 2018

Solar energy conversion plays a very important role in the rapid introduction of renewable energy, which is essential to meet future energy demands without further polluting the environment, but current solar panels based on silicon are expensive due to the cost of raw materials and high energy...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

1st Edition

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. This LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional main rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel...

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications

1st Edition

Ranjusha Rajagopalan, Avinash Balakrishnan
May 04, 2018

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...

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

1st Edition

Zhigang Qi
November 22, 2017

Clean energy technologies are poised to play an important role in overcoming fossil fuel exhaustion and global pollution. Among these technologies, electrochemical energy storage and conversion are considered to be the most feasible, sustainable, and environmentally friendly. Proton exchange...

Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Shuhui Sun, Xueliang Sun, Zhongwei Chen, Yuyu Liu, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
November 16, 2017

This book offers comprehensive coverage of carbon-based nanomaterials and electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies such as batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and hydrogen generation and storage, as well as the latest material and new technology development. It addresses a...

Redox Flow Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Huamin Zhang, Xianfeng Li, Jiujun Zhang
November 10, 2017

Flow batteries have received attention in large-scale energy storage due to their flexible design, high safety, high energy efficiency, and environmental friendliness. In recent years, they have been rapidly developed and tested in a variety of scales that prove their feasibility and advantages of...

High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Yixiang Shi, Ningsheng Cai, Tianyu Cao, Jiujun Zhang
November 06, 2017

As global demands for energy and lower carbon emissions rise, developing systems of energy conversion and storage becomes necessary. This book explores how Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion (EESC) devices are promising advanced power systems that can directly convert chemical energy in...

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage

1st Edition

Mieczyslaw Jurczyk
November 06, 2017

Nanoscale metallic and ceramic materials, also called nanomaterials, have held enormous attraction for researchers over the past few years. They demonstrate novel properties compared with conventional (microcrystalline) materials owing to their nanoscale features. Recently, mechanical alloying and...