1st Edition

Electrochemical Transformation of Renewable Compounds

Edited By Zhiqun Lin, Xueqin Liu, Zhen Li, Yanqiu Huang Copyright 2023
    280 Pages 8 Color & 93 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    280 Pages 8 Color & 93 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Electrochemical conversion process can be used to generate power, store energy and synthesize chemicals, which plays a key role in the development of sustainable energy resources. Electrochemical Transformation of Renewable Compounds presents the basic fundamentals of different electrochemical transformations for clean energy and places significant emphasis on the key developments of various electrochemical processes using state-of-the-art materials. Written by electrochemical energy scientists who have worked on the application of electrocatalysis in the environmental and energy area, this book provides comprehensive coverage of main electrochemical transformation processes, including oxygen evolution, hydrogen generation, oxygen reduction, carbon dioxide reduction, nitrogen reduction, methanol oxidation, urea oxidation and ammonia oxidation.

    1. Electrochemical Transformation of Renewable Compounds: A Perspective

    Xueqin Liu, et al.

    2. Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Overall Water Splitting

    Yang Yang

    3. Metal-organic Frameworks Derived Electrocatalysts for Energy Conversion Reaction

    Xijun Wei, et al.

    4. Electrocatalysts for Oxidation of Methanol and Urea

    Jing Li, et al.

    5. Carbon Materials-based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

    Xuedong He, et al.

    6. Metal-Based Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction

    Jianjun Su, et al.

    7. Earth Abundant Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution

    Liangqi Gui, Beibei He and Ling Zhao

    8. Self-Support Nanoarrays as Electrocatalysts for Energy Conversion Applications

    Xiaojun Shi and Huanwen Wang

    9. Single-Metal-Atom Electrocatalysts for Clean Energy Conversion

    Xun Cui, et al.

    Biography

    Zhiqun Lin is a Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2002. His research interests include perovskite solar cells, polymer solar cells, dye-sensitized solar cells, photocatalysis, hydrogen generation, lithium ion batteries, quantum dots (rods), conjugated polymers, block copolymers, polymer blends, hierarchical structure formation and assembly, surface and interfacial properties, multifunctional nanocrystals, and Janus nanostructures.

    Xueqin Liu is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) in 2016. He was selected to be a community board member for Nanoscale Horizons. His research interests include the structure modification of catalytic materials and their application in solar energy conversion and environment remediation, such as hydrogen generation, CO2 reduction and N2 reduction.

    Zhen Li is a Professor in the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). She received her Ph.D. in mineral-petrological materials science from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) in 2004. Her research is devoted to the development and application of graphite materials, the growth and application of multifunctional nanocrystals, the comprehensive utilization of non-metallic minerals and the preparation of functional nanocomposites. She has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles.

    Yanqiu Huang is a Professor in the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). He received her PhD degree in Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2002. His research interests include piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials as well as graphite and graphite based composite electrode materials for the lithium-ion battery. He has published more than 60 peer reviewed journal articles.