Materials for Energy Conversion Devices

As the finite capacity and pollution problems of fossil fuels grow more pressing, new sources of more sustainable energy are being developed. Materials for energy conversion devices summarises the key research on new materials which can be used to generate clean and renewable energy or to help manage problems from existing energy sources. The book discusses the range of materials that can be used to harness and convert solar energy in particular, including the properties of oxide materials and their use in producing hydrogen fuel. It covers thermoelectric materials and devices for power generation, ionic conductors and new types of fuel cell. There are also chapters on the use of such materials in the immobilisation of nuclear waste and as electrochemical gas sensors for emission control. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Materials for energy conversion devices is a standard reference for all those researching and developing a new generation of materials and technologies for our energy need. Detailed coverage of solar energy and thermoelectric conversion Comprehensive survey of new developments in this exciting field Edited by leading experts in the field with contributions from an international team of authors

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  • Author : C C Sorrell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 428 pages
  • ISBN : 1845690915
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Materials for Energy Conversion Devices

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices
  • Author : C C Sorrell,J. Nowotny,S Sugihara
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 October 2005
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As the finite capacity and pollution problems of fossil fuels grow more pressing, new sources of more sustainable energy are being developed. Materials for energy conversion devices summarises the key research on new materials which can be used to generate clean and renewable energy or to help manage problems from existing energy sources. The book discusses the range of materials that can be used to harness and convert solar energy in particular, including the properties of oxide materials and their

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Giuliana Impellizzeri,Mariana Amorim Fraga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 August 2018
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Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage presents the state-of-art of emerging materials for energy conversion technologies (solar cells and fuel cells) and energy storage technologies (batteries, supercapacitors and hydrogen storage). The book is organized into five primary sections, each with three chapters authored by worldwide experts in the fields of materials science, physics, chemistry and engineering. It covers the fundamentals, functionalities, challenges and prospects of different classes of emerging materials, such as wide bandgap semiconductors, oxides, carbon-based nanostructures, advanced

Electrode Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Electrode Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Author : Mesfin A. Kebede,Fabian I. Ezema
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 November 2021
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and materials used in electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, including lithium-ion batteries, sodium-ion batteries, zinc-ion batteries, supercapacitors and conversion materials for solar and fuel cells. Chapters introduce the technologies behind each material, in addition to the fundamental principles of the devices, and their wider impact and contribution to the field. This book will be an ideal reference for researchers and individuals working in industries based on energy storage and

Nanostructured, Functional, and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems

Nanostructured, Functional, and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems
  • Author : A. Pandikumar,Perumal Rameshkumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 May 2020
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Nanostructured, Functional, and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems gathers and reviews developments within the field of nanostructured functional materials towards energy conversion and storage. Contributions from leading research groups involved in interdisciplinary research in the fields of chemistry, physics and materials science and engineering are presented. Chapters dealing with the development of nanostructured materials for energy conversion processes, including oxygen reduction, methanol oxidation, oxygen evolution, hydrogen evolution, formic acid oxidation and solar cells are discussed. The work

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices
  • Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Lung-Chien Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 December 2020
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Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices: Challenges and Opportunities presents the latest state-of-the-art knowledge and innovation related to environmentally-friendly functional materials that can be developed for, and employed in, producing a feasible next generation of energy storage and conversion devices. The book is broken up into three sections, covering Energy Storage, Energy Conversion and Advanced Concepts. It will be an important reference for researchers, engineers and students who want to gain extensive knowledge in green and/or sustainable functional

Advanced Fluoride-Based Materials for Energy Conversion

Advanced Fluoride-Based Materials for Energy Conversion
  • Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima,Henri Groult
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 April 2015
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Advanced Fluoride-Based Materials for Energy Conversion provides thorough and applied information on new fluorinated materials for chemical energy devices, exploring the electrochemical properties and behavior of fluorinated materials in lithium ion and sodium ion batteries, fluoropolymers in fuel cells, and fluorinated carbon in capacitors, while also exploring synthesis applications, and both safety and stability issues. As electronic devices, from cell phones to hybrid and electric vehicles, are increasingly common and prevalent in modern lives and require dependable, stable chemical energy

Sustainable Materials and Green Processing for Energy Conversion

Sustainable Materials and Green Processing for Energy Conversion
  • Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Allen Apblett
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 October 2021
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Sustainable Materials and Green Processing for Energy Conversion provides a concise reference on green processing and synthesis of materials required for the next generation of devices used in renewable energy conversion and storage. The book covers the processing of bio-organic materials, environmentally-friendly organic and inorganic sources of materials, synthetic green chemistry, bioresorbable and transient properties of functional materials, and the concept of sustainable material design. The book features chapters by worldwide experts and is an important reference for students, researchers,

Energy Storage and Conversion Devices

Energy Storage and Conversion Devices
  • Author : Anurag Gaur,A. L. Sharma,Anil Arya
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 October 2021
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This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of the research and development in designing electrode and electrolyte materials for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. Further, green energy production via the water splitting approach by the hydroelectric cell is also explored. Features include: • Provides details on the latest trends in design and optimization of electrode and electrolyte materials with key focus on enhancement of energy storage and conversion device performance • Focuses on existing nanostructured electrodes and polymer electrolytes for device fabrication, as well

Materials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy
  • Author : Vincent Dusastre
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 25 May 2022
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The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties can lead to energy-production alternatives that have the potential to compete with existing technologies. In terms of alternative means to generate electricity that utilize renewable

Advanced Ceramics for Energy Conversion and Storage

Advanced Ceramics for Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Author : Olivier Guillon
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 November 2019
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In order to enable an affordable, sustainable, fossil-free future energy supply, research activities on relevant materials and related technologies have been intensified in recent years, Advanced Ceramics for Energy Conversion and Storage describes the current state-of-the-art concerning materials, properties, processes, and specific applications. Academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists, and engineers will be able to get a broad overview of the use of ceramics in energy applications, while at the same time become acquainted with the most recent developments in

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices
  • Author : Chunyi Zhi,Liming Dai
  • Publisher : Wiley-VCH
  • Release : 22 October 2018
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Provides in-depth knowledge of flexible energy conversion and storage devices-covering aspects from materials to technologies Written by leading experts on various critical issues in this emerging field, this book reviews the recent progresses on flexible energy conversion and storage devices, such as batteries, supercapacitors, solar cells, and fuel cells. It introduces not only the basic principles and strategies to make a device flexible, but also the applicable materials and technologies, such as polymers, carbon materials, nanotechnologies and textile technologies. It

Mesoporous Materials for Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies

Mesoporous Materials for Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies
  • Author : San Ping Jiang,Jian Liu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 May 2017
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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) that currently makes this field one of the most exciting in materials science and energy applications. This book focuses primarily on the rapid progress in their application in energy conversion and storage technologies, including supercapacitor, Li-ion battery, fuel cells, solar cells, and photocatalysis (

Layered Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Layered Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Author : Dongsheng Geng,Yuan Cheng,Gang Zhang
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 22 January 2019
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The considerable interest in graphene and 2D materials is sparking intense research on layered materials due to their unexpected physical, electronic, chemical, and optical properties. This book will provide a comprehensive overview of the recent and state-of-the-art research progress on layered materials for energy storage and other applications. With a brief introduction to layered materials, the chapters of this book gather various fascinating topics such as electrocatalysis for fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, sodium-ion batteries, photovoltaic devices, thermoelectric devices, supercapacitors and

Materials for Solar Energy Conservation

Materials for Solar Energy Conservation
  • Author : R. Rajasekar,C. Moganapriya,A. Mohankumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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The demand for energy is increasing day by day and development of sustainable power generation is a critical issue. To overcome this constraint, renewable energy sources such as solar energy are developed by researchers. Effectual collection and storage of renewable energies like solar radiation requires the development of advanced functional materials. This book mainly focuses on the progress of recently developed functional materials for solar energy conservation. It also discusses the wide variety of organic and inorganic materials. Use of

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion
  • Author : Tetsuo Soga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2006
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Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion covers a wide variety of materials and device types from inorganic materials to organic materials. This book deals with basic semiconductor physics, modelling of nanostructured solar cell, nanostructure of conventional solar cells such as silicon, CIS and CdTe, dye-sensitized solar cell, organic solar cell, photosynthetic materials, fullerene, extremely thin absorber (ETA) solar cell, quantum structured solar cell, intermediate band solar cell, carbon nanotube, etc. including basic principle and the latest results. There are many