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Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Physical Principles of Materials and Operation

1st Edition

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Michael Eikerling, Andrei Kulikovsky
September 23, 2014

The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynami...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement: Methods, Materials and Technologies, Three-Volume Set

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 04, 2020

Methods and types of devices used for measuring humidity use different measurement principles, materials and varying configurations, making it difficult to compare capabilities. Data presented provides detailed information on types of humidity sensors accompanied by an analysis of their strengths...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 3: Sensing Materials and Technologies

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 04, 2020

Because of unique water properties, humidity affects materials and many living organisms, including humans. Humidity control is important in various fields, from production management to creating a comfortable living environment. The range of materials that can be used in the development of...

Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design

1st Edition

Dr. Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri
February 01, 2020

Among electrode materials, inorganic materials have received vast consideration owing to their redox chemistry, chemical stability, high electrochemical performance, and high-power applications. These exceptional properties enable inorganic-based materials to find application in high-performance...

Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies: Photophysics and Devices

1st Edition

Carlito S. Ponseca
January 31, 2020

The need to address the energy problem and formulate a lasting solution to tame climate change has never been so urgent. The rise of various renewable energy sources, such as solar cell technologies, has given humanity a glimpse of hope that can delay the catastrophic effects of these problems...

Morphology Design Paradigms for Supercapacitors

1st Edition

Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Mohammad Faraz Ahmer, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri
January 16, 2020

Nanostructured electrode materials have exhibited unrivaled electrochemical properties in creating elite supercapacitors. Morphology Design Paradigm for Supercapacitors presents the latest advances in the improvement of supercapacitors, a result of the incorporation of nanomaterials into the design...

Flexible and Stretchable Electronics: Materials, Design, and Devices

1st Edition

Run-Wei Li, Gang Liu
December 31, 2019

With the recently well developed areas of Internet of Thing, consumer wearable gadgets and artificial intelligence, flexible and stretchable electronic devices have spurred great amount of interest from both the global scientific and industrial communities. As an emerging technology, flexible and...

Conducting Polymers-Based Energy Storage Materials

1st Edition

Dr Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Mohammad Faraz Ahmer, Abdullah Mohamed Asiri
December 16, 2019

Conducting polymers are organic polymers which contain conjugation along the polymer backbone that conduct electricity. Conducting polymers are promising materials for energy storage applications because of their fast charge–discharge kinetics, high charge density, fast redox reaction, low-cost,...

Diverse Quantization Phenomena in Layered Materials

1st Edition

Chiun-Yan Lin, Ching-Hong Ho, Jhao-Ying Wu, Thi-Nga Do, Po-Hsin Shih, Shih-Yang Lin, Ming-Fa Lin
December 11, 2019

This monograph offers a comprehensive overview of diverse quantization phenomena in layered materials, covering current mainstream experimental and theoretical research studies, and presenting essential properties of layered materials along with a wealth of figures. This book illustrates commonly...

Two-Dimensional Materials in Nanophotonics: Developments, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Yuerui Lu
November 18, 2019

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted tremendous interest since the study of graphene in the early 21st century. With their thickness in the angstrom-to-nanometer range, 2D materials, including graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene, silicene, and other inorganic and...

2D and 3D Graphene Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Design, and Devices

1st Edition

Olga E. Glukhova
October 25, 2019

In recent decades, graphene composites have received considerable attention due to their unique structural features and extraordinary properties. 2D and 3D graphene hybrid structures are widely used in memory, microelectronic, and optoelectronic devices; energy- and power-density...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
September 20, 2019

This book is the first attempt to systematically present the knowledge and research progress of phosphorene, another elemental 2D material that can be exfoliated by mechanical or liquid methods as the intensively studied graphene. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis, growth,...

Advances in Photonic Crystals and Devices

1st Edition

Narendra Kumar, Bhuvneshwer Suthar
September 16, 2019

In recent decades, there has been a phenomenal growth in the field of photonic crystal research and has emerged as an interdisciplinary area. Photonic crystals are usually nanostructured electromagnetic media consisting of periodic variation of dielectric constant, which prohibit certain...

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