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Materials for Energy Conversion Devices

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices Book
Author : C C Sorrell,J. Nowotny,S Sugihara
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2005-10-30
ISBN : 1845690915
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 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

Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion II

Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion II Book
Author : Dhanesh Chandra,Renato G. Bautista,Louis Schlapbach
Publisher : Metallurgical Society of Aime
Release : 2004
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume explores research related to energy conversion devices and related fundamental mechanisms, particularly in the field of fuel cell research, hydrogen storage, and superconductors. With an emphasis on fundamentals and applications of materials science and engineering related to energy conversion, this volume focuses on recent advances made in the general field of conversion, storage, and transmission of energy. Fuel cells, hydrogen and tritium storage, batteries, superconductors, magnets, membrane materials, thermal energy storage materials, photovoltaics, and related topics are discussed.

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Emerging Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Book
Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Giuliana Impellizzeri,Mariana Amorim Fraga
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-08-09
ISBN : 0128137959
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 ceramics, chalcogenide nanostructures, and flexible organic electronics nanomaterials. The book is an important reference for students and researchers (from academics, but also industry) interested in understanding the properties of emerging materials. Explores the fundamentals, challenges and prospects for the application of emerging materials in the development of energy conversion and storage devices Presents a discussion of solar cell and photovoltaic, fuel cell, battery electrode, supercapacitor and hydrogen storage applications Includes notable examples of energy devices based on emerging materials to illustrate recent advances in this field

Advanced Fluoride Based Materials for Energy Conversion

Advanced Fluoride Based Materials for Energy Conversion Book
Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima,Henri Groult
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-04-30
ISBN : 0128007125
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 devices with high-level functions are becoming increasingly important. As research and development in this area progresses rapidly, fluorine compounds play a critical role in this rapid progression. Fluorine, with its small size and the highest electronegativity, yields stable compounds under various conditions for utilization as electrodes, electrolytes, and membranes in energy devices. The book is an ideal reference for the chemist, researcher, technician, or academic, presenting valuable, current insights into the synthesis of fluorine compounds and fluorination reactions using fluorinating agents. Provides thorough and applied information on new fluorinated materials for chemical energy devices Describes the emerging role of stable energy devices with high-level functions and the research surrounding the technology Ideal for the chemist, research, technician, or academic seeking current insights into the synthesis of fluorine compounds and fluorination reactions using fluorinating agents

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion

Fluorinated Materials for Energy Conversion Book
Author : Tsuyoshi Nakajima,Henri Groult
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780080444727
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fluorinated materials for energy conversion offers advanced information on the application of fluorine chemistry to energy conversion materials for lithium batteries, fuel cells, solar cells and so on. Fluorine compounds and fluorination techniques have recently gained important roles in improving the electrochemical characteristics of such energy production devices. The book therefore focuses on new batteries with high performance, the improvements of cell performance and the improvement of electrode and cell characteristics. The authors present new information on the effect of fluorine and how to make use of fluorination techniques and fluorine compounds. With emphasis on recent developments, this book is suitable for students, researchers and engineers working in chemistry, materials science and electrical engineering. * Contains practical information, supported by examples * Provides an update on recent developments in the field * Written by specialists working in fluorine chemistry, electrochemistry, polymer and solid state chemistry

Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Book
Author : Arumugam Manthiram,Prashant N. Kumta,S. K. Sundaram,Gerbrand Ceder
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-03-28
ISBN : 111837083X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This new volume covers the latest developments in the field of electrochemistry. It addresses a variety of topics including new materials development, materials synthesis, processing, characterization, property measurements, structure-property relationships, and device performance. A broader view of various electrochemical energy conversion devices make this book a critical read for scientists and engineers working in related fields. Papers from the symposium at the 102nd Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 29-May 3, 2000, Missouri and the 103rd Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2001, Indiana.

Materials for Energy

Materials for Energy Book
Author : Sam Zhang
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN : 1000176673
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Energy offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in materials for efficient and sustainable energy applications, including energy conversion, storage, and smart applications. Discusses a wide range of material types, such as nanomaterials, carbonaceous electrocatalysts and electrolytes, thin films, phase change materials, 2D energy materials, triboelectric materials, and membrane materials Describes applications that include flexible energy storage devices, sensors, energy storage batteries, fuel and solar cells, photocatalytic wastewater treatment, and more Highlights current developments in energy conversion, storage, and applications from a materials angle Aimed at researchers, engineers, and technologists working to solve alternative energy issues, this work illustrates the state of the art and latest technologies in this important field.

Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Conversion Applications

Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Conversion Applications Book
Author : Julien Bachmann
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-04-24
ISBN : 3527339124
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Combining the two topics for the first time, this book begins with an introduction to the recent challenges in energy conversion devices from a materials preparation perspective and how they can be overcome by using atomic layer deposition (ALD). By bridging these subjects it helps ALD specialists to understand the requirements within the energy conversion field, and researchers in energy conversion to become acquainted with the opportunities offered by ALD. With its main focus on applications of ALD for photovoltaics, electrochemical energy storage, and photo- and electrochemical devices, this is important reading for materials scientists, surface chemists, electrochemists, electrotechnicians, physicists, and those working in the semiconductor industry.

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices

Sustainable Materials for Next Generation Energy Devices Book
Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Lung-Chien Chen
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-10-01
ISBN : 0128209062
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 materials and their applications. Provides a concise resource for readers interested in sustainable and green functional materials for energy conversion and storage devices Emphasizes sustainable and green concepts in the design of energy devices based on renewable functional materials Presents a survey of both the challenges and opportunities available for renewable functional materials in the development of energy devices

Energy Storage and Conversion Materials

Energy Storage and Conversion Materials Book
Author : Stephen Skinner
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2019-11-22
ISBN : 1788010906
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Showcasing recent developments in inorganic materials in an area of societal interest and importance, this book provides an up-to-date introduction to the contemporary use of functional solids in emerging technologies. Energy Storage and Conversion Materials describes the application of inorganic materials in the storage and conversion of energy, with an emphasis on how solid-state chemistry allows development of new functional solids for energy applications. Dedicated chapters cover co-electrolysis, low temperature fuel cells, oxide thermoelectric devices for energy conversion, solid-state Li batteries and thermochemical energy conversion. Edited and written by world-renowned scientists, this book will provide a comprehensive introduction for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers wishing to learn about the topic.

Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems

Nanostructured  Functional  and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Book
Author : Alagarsamy Pandikumar,Perumal Rameshkumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-05-12
ISBN : 0128227699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 concludes with a look at the application of nanostructured functional materials in energy storage system, such as supercapacitors and batteries. With its distinguished international team of expert contributors, this book will be an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the field of energy conversion and storage, including materials engineers, scientists and academics. Covers the importance of energy conversion and storage systems and the application of nanostructured functional materials toward energy-relevant catalytic processes Discusses the basic principles involved in energy conversion and storage systems Presents the role of nanostructured functional materials in the current scenario of energy-related research and development

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices

Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices Book
Author : Chunyi Zhi,Liming Dai
Publisher : Wiley-VCH
Release : 2018-10-22
ISBN : 3527342532
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 also discusses the perspectives for different devices. Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices contains chapters, which are all written by top researchers who have been actively working in the field to deliver recent advances in areas from materials syntheses, through fundamental principles, to device applications. It covers flexible all-solid state supercapacitors; fiber/yarn based flexible supercapacitors; flexible lithium and sodium ion batteries; flexible diversified and zinc ion batteries; flexible Mg, alkaline, silver-zinc, and lithium sulfur batteries; flexible fuel cells; flexible nanodielectric materials with high permittivity for power energy storage; flexible dye sensitized solar cells; flexible perovskite solar cells; flexible organic solar cells; flexible quantum dot-sensitized solar cells; flexible triboelectric nanogenerators; flexible thermoelectric devices; and flexible electrodes for water-splitting. -Covers the timely and innovative field of flexible devices which are regarded as the next generation of electronic devices -Provides a highly application-oriented approach that covers various flexible devices used for energy conversion and storage -Fosters an understanding of the scientific basis of flexible energy devices, and extends this knowledge to the development, construction, and application of functional energy systems -Stimulates and advances the research and development of this intriguing field Flexible Energy Conversion and Storage Devices is an excellent book for scientists, electrochemists, solid state chemists, solid state physicists, polymer chemists, and electronics engineers.

The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion

The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion Book
Author : Juan Bisquert
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-06-09
ISBN : 0429000146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Research on advanced energy conversion devices such as solar cells has intensified in the last two decades. A broad landscape of candidate materials and devices were discovered and systematically studied for effective solar energy conversion and utilization. New concepts have emerged forming a rather powerful picture embracing the mechanisms and limitation to efficiencies of different types of devices. The Physics of Solar Energy Conversion introduces the main physico-chemical principles that govern the operation of energy devices for energy conversion and storage, with a detailed view of the principles of solar energy conversion using advanced materials. Key Features include: Highlights recent rapid advances with the discovery of perovskite solar cells and their development. Analyzes the properties of organic solar cells, lithium ion batteries, light emitting diodes and the semiconductor materials for hydrogen production by water splitting. Embraces concepts from nanostructured and highly disordered materials to lead halide perovskite solar cells Takes a broad perspective and comprehensively addresses the fundamentals so that the reader can apply these and assess future developments and technologies in the field. Introduces basic techniques and methods for understanding the materials and interfaces that compose operative energy devices such as solar cells and solar fuel converters.

Thermoelectric Energy Conversion

Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Book
Author : Diana Davila Pineda,Alireza Rezaniakolaei
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-08-22
ISBN : 3527698132
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The latest volume in the well-established AMN series, this ready reference provides an up-to-date, self-contained summary of recent developments in the technologies and systems for thermoelectricity. Following an initial chapter that introduces the fundamentals and principles of thermoelectricity, subsequent chapters discuss the synthesis and integration of various bulk thermoelectric as well as nanostructured materials. The book then goes on to discuss characterization techniques, including various light and mechanic microscopy techniques, while also summarizing applications for thermoelectric materials, such as micro- and nano-thermoelectric generators, wearable electronics and energy conversion devices. The result is a bridge between industry and scientific researchers seeking to develop thermoelectric generators.

Ceramics for Energy Conversion Storage and Distribution Systems

Ceramics for Energy Conversion  Storage  and Distribution Systems Book
Author : Thomas Pfeifer,Josef Maty??,Palani Balaya,Dileep Singh,John Wei
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-07-18
ISBN : 1119234484
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of 25 papers presented at the 11th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (CMCEE-11), June 14-19, 2015 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper in this volume were presented in the below six symposia from Track 1 on the topic of Ceramics for Energy Conversion, Storage, and Distribution Systems: High-Temperature Fuel Cells and Electrolysis Ceramic-Related Materials, Devices, and Processing for Heat-to-Electricity Direct Conversion Material Science and Technologies for Advanced Nuclear Fission and Fusion Energy Advanced Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage Applications Materials for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion and Storage High Temperature Superconductors: Materials, Technologies, and Systems

Chalcogenide Materials for Energy Conversion

Chalcogenide Materials for Energy Conversion Book
Author : Nicolas Alonso-Vante
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-04-20
ISBN : 3319896121
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book addresses electrocatalysis based on chalcogenides, particularly in the nanoscale domain. Special attention is paid to the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). The book provides an introduction to materials synthesis; the basic principles of electrocatalysis; related precious metal versus non-precious metal catalytic center chalcogenides as well as supports; and the role of such supports in stabilizing the catalytic centers. In short: pursuing a bottom-up approach, it covers the properties of this class of electrocatalysts and examines their applications in low-temperature fuel systems such as microfluidic fuel cells for portable devices. Accordingly, it is ideally suited for all professionals and researchers interested in electrochemistry, renewable energy and electrocatalysis, and non-precious metal centers for chemical energy conversion.

Sustainable Materials and Green Processing for Energy Conversion

Sustainable Materials and Green Processing for Energy Conversion Book
Author : Kuan Yew Cheong,Allen Apblett
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-06-15
ISBN : 9780128228388
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Environmental pollution is one of the global crises that endangers the life cycles of living things. There are multiple root causes of this pollution including industrialization that demands a huge supply of raw materials for the production of products related to meeting the demands of the Internet-of-Things. As a result, improvement of material and product life cycles by incorporation of green, sustainable principles is essential to address this challenging issue. The main emphasis of this book is to provide a concise reference for the green processing and synthesis of the materials required for the next generation of devices for use in renewable energy conversion and/or storage. Additionally, the functional materials for use in the energy devices must also be able to degrade and decompose with minimum energy after being disposed of at their end-of-life. This book will cover topics related to processing of bio-organic materials and 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. This book is comprised of chapters authored by worldwide experts in their respective fields and serves as an important reference for students, researchers, and engineers who are interested in gaining extensive knowledge concerning green processing of sustainable and green functional materials for the next generation energy devices. Resourceful references for readers interested in green processing of environmental-friendly and sustainable materials for energy conversion and storage devices Focus on designing of materials through green-processing concepts Highlights challenges and opportunities in green processing of renewable materials for energy devices