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Author Chan, Kwong-Yu (Chemical engineer), author.

Title Electrochemically enabled sustainability : devices, materials, and mechanisms for energy conversion / Kwong-Yu Chan and Chi-Ying Vanessa Li ; Anjan Banerjee [and twenty-seven others], contributors
Published Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (499 pages) : illustrations (some color), graphs, tables
Contents 1. Electroreduction of carbon dioxide / Daniel A. Lowy and Maria Jitaru -- 2. Microbial fuel cells and other bio-electrochemical conversion devices / Shaoan Cheng and Weifeng Liu -- 3. Lithium batteries : status and future / Bruno Scrosati and Jusef Hassoun -- 4. Hollow mesoporous carbon with hierarchical nanoarchitecture in electrochemical energy storage and conversion / Min-Sik Kim, Dae-Soo Yang, Min Young Song, Jung Ho Kim and Jong-Sung Yu -- 5. Layer-structured cathode materials for energy storage / Bohang Song, Man On Lai and Li Lu -- 6. First-principles approach for cathode design and characterisation / Dong-Hwa Seo, Inchul Park and Kisuk Kang -- 7. Advanced batteries and improvements in electrode materials / Ashok Kumar Shukla, Vedam Ganesh Kumar and Musuwathi Krishnamoorthy Ravikumar -- 8. Lead-carbon hybrid ultracapacitors and their applications / Ashok Kumar Shukla, Anjan Banerjee and Musuwathi Krishnamoorthy Ravikumar -- 9. Vanadium flow batteries : from materials to large-scale prototypes / Huamin Zhang -- 10. Physical properties of negative half-cell electrolytes in the vanadium redox flow battery / Asem Mousa and Maria Skyllas-Kazacos -- 11. pH differential power sources with electrochemical neutralisation / Huanqiao Li, Chi-Ying Vanessa Li, Guo-Ming Weng and Kwong-Yu Chan
Summary "With contributions from leading researchers in their fields, this book provides an overview of the most important electrochemical power sources in development today. Focusing on materials, design, and performance, the text presents the most recent and innovative technologies employed in battery and fuel cell technology. Topics include acid/alkaline batteries, microbial fuel cells, Li-Air, Li-Sulphur, flow batteries, lithium ion batteries, lead acid batteries, supercapacitors, photoelectrochemistry, and carbon dioxide electroreduction. The book discusses the advantages of these fuel cells over conventional power sources and their future applications"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Notes Print version record
Subject Direct energy conversion -- Materials
Electric batteries.
Electric batteries.
Form Electronic book
Author Banerjee, Anjan, contributor
Li, Chi-Ying Vanessa, author.
LC no. 2014007209
ISBN 1466575441