Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion
Author: Tetsuo Soga
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 614
Release: 2006-12-14
ISBN: 9780080468303
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Book Excerpt:

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 books written on conventional p-n junction solar cells, but few books focus on new concepts in this area. * Focuses on the use of nanostructured materials for solar energy * Looks at a wide variety of materials and device types * Covers both organic and inorganic materials

Nanostructured Materials for Next Generation Energy Storage and Conversion

Nanostructured Materials for Next Generation Energy Storage and Conversion
Author: Tulay Aygan Atesin,Sajid Bashir,Jingbo Louise Liu
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 501
Release: 2019-11-15
ISBN: 366259594X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Next Generation Energy Storage and Conversion Book Excerpt:

Nanostructured Materials for Next-Generation Energy Storage and Conversion: Photovoltaic and Solar Energy, is volume 4 of a 4-volume series on sustainable energy. Photovoltaic and Solar Energy while being a comprehensive reference work, is written with minimal jargon related to various aspects of solar energy and energy policies. It is authored by leading experts in the field, and lays out theory, practice, and simulation studies related to solar energy and allied applications including policy, economic and technological challenges. Topics covered include: introduction to solar energy, fundamentals of solar radiation, heat transfer, thermal collection and conversion, solar economy, heating, cooling, dehumidification systems, power and process heat, solar power conversion, policy and applications pertinent to solar energy as viable alternatives to fossil fuels. The aim of the book is to present all the information necessary for the design and analysis of solar energy systems for engineers, material scientists, economics, policy analysts, graduate students, senior undergraduates, solar energy practitioner, as well as policy or lawmakers in the field of energy policy, international energy trade, and libraries which house technical handbooks related to energy, energy policy and applications.

Materials for Solar Energy Conversion

Materials for Solar Energy Conversion
Author: R. Rajasekar,C. Moganapriya,A. Mohankumar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2021-10-26
ISBN: 1119752175
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Book Excerpt:

MATERIALS FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION This book provides professionals and students with a resource on the basic principles and applications of solar energy materials and processes, as well as practicing engineers who want to understand how functional materials operate in solar energy conversion systems. The demand for energy is increasing daily, and the development of sustainable power generation is a critical issue. In order to overcome the energy demand, power generation through solar energy is booming. Many research works have attempted to enhance the efficiency of collection and storage of solar energy and, as a result, numerous advanced functional materials have been developed for enhancing the performance of solar cells. This book has compiled and broadly explores the latest developments of materials, methods, and applications of solar energy. The book is divided into 2 parts, in which the first part deals with solar cell fundamentals and emerging categories, and the latter part deals with materials, methods, and applications in order to fill the gap between existing technologies and practical requirements. The book presents detailed chapters including organic, inorganic, coating materials, and collectors. The use of modern computer simulation techniques, conversion and storage processes are effectively covered. Topics such as nanostructured solar cells, battery materials, etc. are included in this book as well. Audience The book is aimed at researchers in materials science, chemistry, physics, electrical and mechanical engineering working in the fields of nanotechnology, photovoltaic device technology, and solar energy.

Nanostructured Materials

Nanostructured Materials
Author: Gerhard Wilde
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2009-12-01
ISBN: 9780080914237
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials Book Excerpt:

This book focuses on functional aspects of nanostructured materials that have a high relevance to immediate applications, such as catalysis, energy harvesting, energy storage, optical properties and surface functionalization via self-assembly. Additionally, there are chapters devoted to massive nanostructured materials and composites and covering basic properties and requirements of this new class of engineering materials. Especially the issues concerning stability, reliability and mechanical performance are mandatory aspects that need to be regarded carefully for any nanostructured engineering material.

Nanostructured Materials

Nanostructured Materials
Author: Mohindar Seehra
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2017-07-12
ISBN: 9535133713
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials Book Excerpt:

There continues to be a worldwide interest in the size-dependent properties of nanostructured materials and their applications in many diverse fields such as catalysis, sensors, energy conversion processes, and biomedicine to name a few. The eleven chapters of this book written by different researchers include four chapters on the different methods of fabrication of specific materials followed by characterization of their properties, and the remaining seven chapters focusing on the fabrications and applications including three chapters on biomedical applications, two chapters on sensors, one chapter on solar cells, and one chapter on the use of nanoparticles in herbicides. These chapters provide up-to-date reviews useful for current and future researchers in these specific areas.

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis
Author: Arpan Kumar Nayak,Niroj Kumar Sahu
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 636
Release: 2021-10-10
ISBN: 0128230509
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis Book Excerpt:

Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis describes the various methods of synthesizing different classes of nanostructured materials that are used as photocatalysts for the degradation of organic hazardous dyes under visible light irradiation. The first three chapters include a general introduction, basic principles, mechanisms, and synthesis methods of nanomaterials for visible light photocatalysis. Recent advances in carbon, bismuth series, transition metal oxide and chalcogenides-based nanostructured materials for visible light photocatalysis are discussed. Later chapters describe the role of phosphides, nitrides, and rare earth-based nanostructured-based materials in visible light photocatalysis, as well as the characteristics, synthesis, and fabrication of photocatalysts. The role of doping, composites, defects, different facets, morphology of nanostructured materials and green technology for efficient dye removal under visible-light irradiation are also explored. Other topics covered include large-scale production of nanostructured materials, the challenges in present photocatalytic research, the future scope of nanostructured materials regarding environmental hazard remediation under visible light, and solar light harvesting. This book is a valuable reference to researchers and enables them to learn more about designing advanced nanostructured materials for wastewater treatment and visible-light irradiation. Covers all the recent developments of nanostructured photocatalytic materials Provides a clear overview of the mechanism of visible light photocatalysis and the controlled synthesis of nanostructured materials Assesses the major challenges of creating visible light photocatalysis systems at the nanoscale

Solar Energy Conversion

Solar Energy Conversion
Author: Piotr Piotrwiak
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 397
Release: 2013
ISBN: 1849733872
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Energy Conversion Book Excerpt:

A state-of-the art review on experimental and theoretical approaches to the study of interfacial electron and excitation transfer processes which are so crucial to solar energy conversion.

Proceedings of the Symposium on Nanostructured Materials in Electrochemistry

Proceedings of the Symposium on Nanostructured Materials in Electrochemistry
Author: Peter C. Searson,Gerald J. Meyer
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 280
Release: 1995
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electrochemistry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanostructured Materials for Type III Photovoltaics

Nanostructured Materials for Type III Photovoltaics
Author: Mohammad Azad Malik,Peter Skabara
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2017-11-08
ISBN: 1782624589
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Type III Photovoltaics Book Excerpt:

This book will give a collective insight into the different roles that nanostructured materials play in Type III solar cells.

Advances in Nanostructured Materials

Advances in Nanostructured Materials
Author: Bibhu Prasad Swain
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 439
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9811683913
Category: Composite materials
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Nanostructured Materials Book Excerpt:

This book presents recent advances in nanostructured materials. It describes the characterization of nanomaterials, their preparation methods and performance testing techniques; the design and development of nano-scale devices; and the applications of nanomaterials, with examples taken from different industries, such as energy, bioengineering and medicine. The book is broadly divided into sections such as nanostructure semiconductor materials for device applications, nanostructured ferroelectric and ferromagnetic materials.. The topics covered include experimental approaches of device fabrication, photovoltaics and supercapacitors applications, etc. Given the contents, the book will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals working in the area of nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

Emerging Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environmental Science

Emerging Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environmental Science
Author: Saravanan Rajendran,Mu. Naushad,Kumar Raju,Rabah Boukherroub
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 565
Release: 2019-02-07
ISBN: 3030044742
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environmental Science Book Excerpt:

This book provides the fundamental aspects of the diverse ranges of nanostructured materials (0D, 1D, 2D and 3D) for energy and environmental applications in a comprehensive manner written by specialists who are at the forefront of research in the field of energy and environmental science. Experimental studies of nanomaterials for aforementioned applications are discussed along with their design, fabrication and their applications, with a specific focus on catalysis, energy storage and conversion systems. This work also emphasizes the challenges of past developments and directions for further research. It also looks at details pertaining to the current ground – breaking of nanotechnology and future perspectives with a multidisciplinary approach to energy and environmental science and informs readers about an efficient utilization of nanomaterials to deliver solutions for the public.

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion
Author: K. Zaghib
Publsiher: The Electrochemical Society
Total Pages: 175
Release: 2009-11
ISBN: 1566777690
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion Book Excerpt:

The main goal of this symposium was to provide a forum for sharing experiences in nano-structured materials for energy storage and conversion and discussing strategies that can accelerate both the development of new synthesis and the search for new system exhibiting better performance.

Heterogeneous Nanocomposite Photocatalysis for Water Purification

Heterogeneous Nanocomposite Photocatalysis for Water Purification
Author: Rajendra Pawar,Caroline Sunyong Lee
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 110
Release: 2015-04-29
ISBN: 0323393136
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heterogeneous Nanocomposite Photocatalysis for Water Purification Book Excerpt:

In Heterogeneous Nanocomposite-Photocatalysis for Water Purification, the authors introduce various heterogeneous photocatalysts based on novel nanostructures of metal oxide semiconductors and graphene used for water purification, including TiO2, Fe2O3, SnO2, WO3 and g-C3N4, and outlines their advantages and drawbacks. The nanocomposite-photocatalysts ZnO and CdS are compared with reduced graphene oxide (rGO), a rapidly growing materials system. The authors describe how the photocatalytic activity of known nanomaterials can be improved by modifying the structural and optical properties (i.e., phase composition). Introductory portion of the book includes a brief survey of all different kinds of heterogeneous photocatalysts Discusses the possible photocatalysis mechanism occurring during the degradation of different toxic pollutants Provides the photoelectrochemical measurement for synthesized catalysts, supporting the effective transportation of photoelectrons resulting into better catalytic properties

The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials

The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials
Author: Peidong Yang
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2011
ISBN: 981431305X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials Book Excerpt:

This book is a sequel to the first volume of The Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials. It covers the most exciting developments in the nanostructured materials field for the past five to ten years, with a particular focus on their applications in energy conversion and energy storage. Prominent authors of recognized authority in the field contribute their expertise in the review chapters.

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Related Applications

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Related Applications
Author: Saravanan Rajendran,Mu. Naushad,Subramanian Balakumar
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 297
Release: 2019-02-11
ISBN: 3030045005
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Related Applications Book Excerpt:

This book describes the role and fundamental aspects of the diverse ranges of nanostructured materials for energy applications in a comprehensive manner. Advanced nanomaterial is an important and interdisciplinary field which includes science and technology. This work thus gives the reader an in depth analysis focussed on particular nanomaterials and systems applicable for technologies such as clean fuel, hydrogen generation, absorption and storage, supercapacitors, battery applications and more. Furthermore, it not only aims to exploit certain nanomaterials for technology transfer, but also exploits a wide knowledge on avenues such as biomass-derived nanomaterials, carbon dioxide conversions into renewable fuel chemicals using nanomaterials. These are the areas with lacunae that demand more research and application.

Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Energy Production and Storage

Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Energy Production and Storage
Author: Edson Roberto Leite
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2010-03-20
ISBN: 9780387493237
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Energy Production and Storage Book Excerpt:

Here is an authoritative reference from world-renowned research groups for those working in materials science and electrochemistry. The authors describe properties of nanostructured materials that can improve performance in alternative energy devices.

Nanomaterials Based Composites for Energy Applications

Nanomaterials Based Composites for Energy Applications
Author: Keka Talukdar
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2019-12-11
ISBN: 0429560079
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials Based Composites for Energy Applications Book Excerpt:

This volume, Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends, covers the importance of nanomaterials-based composites for renewable and alternative energy applications. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it looks at using composites without losing the extraordinary strength of the nanomaterials, preparing new composites with high dielectric permittivity, improving load-carrying capacity, and more. Simulation and experimental work is included, providing a current view of the research that is going on in laboratories all over the world. The book will be a rich reference for professors and instructors, professionals, researchers, and engineering students interested in applying the emerging field of nanoscience and nanotechnology to energy applications.

21st Century Nanostructured Materials

21st Century Nanostructured Materials
Author: Phuong Pham
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2022-04-20
ISBN: 1803550848
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

21st Century Nanostructured Materials Book Excerpt:

Nanostructured materials (NMs) are attracting interest as low-dimensional materials in the high-tech era of the 21st century. Recently, nanomaterials have experienced breakthroughs in synthesis and industrial and biomedical applications. This book presents recent achievements related to NMs such as graphene, carbon nanotubes, plasmonic materials, metal nanowires, metal oxides, nanoparticles, metamaterials, nanofibers, and nanocomposites, along with their physical and chemical aspects. Additionally, the book discusses the potential uses of these nanomaterials in photodetectors, transistors, quantum technology, chemical sensors, energy storage, silk fibroin, composites, drug delivery, tissue engineering, and sustainable agriculture and environmental applications.

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics
Author: Loucas Tsakalakos
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2010-03-25
ISBN: 1420076752
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics Book Excerpt:

Current concerns regarding greenhouse gas-related environmental effects, energy security, and the rising costs of fossil fuel-based energy has renewed interest in solar energy in general and photovotaics in particular. Exploring state-of-the-art developments from a practical point of view, Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics examines issues in increas

Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications

Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications
Author: Ahsanulhaq Qurashi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2014-12-01
ISBN: 1119008999
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications Book Excerpt:

This first ever reference book that focuses on metalchalcogenide semiconductor nanostructures for renewable energyapplications encapsulates the state-of-the-art in multidisciplinaryresearch on the metal chalcogenide semiconductor nanostructures(nanocrystals, nanoparticles, nanorods, nanowires, nanobelts,nanoflowers, nanoribbons and more). The properties and synthesis of a class of nanomaterials isessential to renewable energy manufacturing and this book focuseson the synthesis of metal chalcogendie nanostructures, their growthmechanism, optical, electrical, and other important properties andtheir applications in different diverging fields likephotovoltaics, hydrogen production, theromelectrics, lithiumbattery, energy storage, photocatalysis, sensors. An important reference source for students, scientists,engineers, researchers and industrialists working onnanomaterials-based energy aspects associated with chemistry,physics, materials science, electrical engineering, energy scienceand technology, and environmental science.