Nanomaterials For Sustainable Energy by Quan LiNanomaterials For Sustainable Energy by Quan Li

Nanomaterials For Sustainable Energy

byQuan Li

Paperback | May 27, 2018

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This book presents the unique mechanical, electrical, and optical properties of nanomaterials, which play an important role in the recent advances of energy-related applications. Different nanomaterials have been employed in energy saving, generation, harvest, conversion, storage, and transport processes very effectively and efficiently. Recent progress in the preparation, characterization and usage of 1D, 2D nanomaterials and hybrid architectures for energy-related applications and relevant technologies and devices, such as solar cells, thermoelectronics, piezoelectronics, solar water splitting, hydrogen production/storage, fuel cells, batteries, and supercapacitors is covered. Moreover, the book also highlights novel approaches in nanomaterials design and synthesis and evaluating materials sustainability issues. Contributions from active and leading experts regarding important aspects like the synthesis, assembly, and properties of nanomaterials for energy-related applications are compiled into a reference book. As evident from the diverse topics, the book will be very valuable to researchers working in the intersection of physics, chemistry, biology, materials science and engineering. It may set the standard and stimulates future developments in this rapidly emerging fertile frontier of nanomaterials for energy.

Quan Li , Ph.D., is Director of Organic Synthesis and Advanced Materials Laboratory at the Liquid Crystal Institute of Kent State University, where he is also Adjunct Professor in the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program. He has directed research projects funded by US Air Force Research Laboratory, US Air Force Office of Scientif...
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Title:Nanomaterials For Sustainable EnergyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:590 pagesPublished:May 27, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319811789

ISBN - 13:9783319811789

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Table of Contents

Thermoelectric Nanomaterials for Thermal Energy Conversion.- Electrochromic Nanomaterials for Energy Efficient Windows.- Piezoelectric Nanomaterials for Mechanical Energy Harvesting.- Nanomaterials for Solar Cells.- Conjugated Polymer-Based Organic Solar Cells.- Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells - Discotic Liquid Crystals for Self-Organizing Photovoltaics.- Quantum Dots Based Solar Cells.- Nanomaterials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries.- Nanomaterials for Carbon Dioxide Capture, Separation and Storage.- Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Applications.- Nanomaterials for Advanced Supercapacitors.- Nanomaterials for Fuel Cells.- Biofuel Cells for Chemical/Biochemical Energy Harvesting.- Black Silicon for Photovoltaics.- Mesoporous Nanomaterials for Energy Applications.- Artificial Photosynthesis for Solar Water-Splitting.