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Mesoporous Materials for Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies

San Ping Jiang, Jian Liu
March 27, 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)...

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...

Electrolytes for Electrochemical Supercapacitors

Cheng Zhong, Yida Deng, Wenbin Hu, Daoming Sun, Xiaopeng Han, Jinli Qiao, Jiujun Zhang
May 06, 2016

Electrolytes for Electrochemical Supercapacitors provides a state-of-the-art overview of the research and development of novel electrolytes and electrolyte configurations and systems to increase the energy density of electrochemical supercapacitors. Comprised of chapters written by leading...

Chemical Analysis: Modern Materials Evaluation and Testing Methods

Ana C. F. Ribeiro, Cecilia I. A. V. Santos, Gennady E. Zaikov
April 19, 2016

This new volume presents leading-edge research in the rapidly changing and evolving field of chemical materials characterization and modification. The topics in the book reflect the diversity of research advances in physical chemistry and electrochemistry, focusing on the preparation,...

Corrosion Protection of Metals by Intrinsically Conducting Polymers

Pravin P. Deshpande, Dimitra Sazou
December 22, 2015

The use of conducting polymers for the anticorrosion protection of metals has attracted great interest during the last 30 years. The design and development of conducting polymers-based coating systems with commercial viability is expected to be advanced by applying nanotechnology and has received...

Electroanalytical Chemistry: A Series of Advances: Volume 26

Allen J. Bard, Cynthia G. Zoski
December 18, 2015

This book continues the series Electroanalytical Chemistry: A Series of Advances, designed to provide authoritative reviews on recent developments and applications of well-established techniques in the field of electroanalytical chemistry. Electroanalytical techniques are used in a wide range of...

Electrochemical Energy: Advanced Materials and Technologies

Pei Kang Shen, Chao-Yang Wang, San Ping Jiang, Xueliang Sun, Jiujun Zhang
December 01, 2015

Electrochemical Energy: Advanced Materials and Technologies covers the development of advanced materials and technologies for electrochemical energy conversion and storage. The book was created by participants of the International Conference on Electrochemical Materials and Technologies for Clean...