1st Edition

Electrode Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion



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ISBN 9780367697907
October 18, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
544 Pages 228 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and materials used in electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, including lithium ion batteries, sodium ion batteries, zinc ion batteries, supercapacitors, and conversion materials for solar and fuel cells. Chapters introduce the technologies behind each material, in addition to the fundamental principles of the devices and their wider impact and contribution to the field. This book will be an ideal reference for researchers and individuals working in industries working on energy storage and conversion technologies across physics, chemistry, and engineering.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Lithium-ion batteries: from the materials’ perspectives
Camillus Sunday Obayi, Paul Sunday Nnamchi, Fabian I. Ezema
Chapter 2-Carbon Derivative in Performance Improvement of Lithium Ion Battery Electrodes
Raphael M. Obodo, Assumpta C. Nwanya, Ishaq Ahmad, Mesfin A. Kebede, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 3- Current status and trends on spinel cathode materials for lithium-ion battery
Mesfin A. Kebede, Nithyadharseni Palaniyandy, Lehlohonolo F. Koao, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 4-Zinc anode in hydrodynamically-enhanced-aqueous battery systems
Philips Chidubem Tagbo, Chukwujekwu Augustine Okaro, Cyril Oluchukwu Ugwuoke, Henry Uchenna Obetta, Onyeka Stanislaus Okwundu, Sabastine Ezugwu, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 5- Advanced Materials for Energy Storage Devices
Fekadu Gashaw Hone, Newayemedhin Aberra and Dinsefa Mensur Andoshe

Chapter 6-   Li6PS5X (X = Cl, Br, or I): A family of Li-rich inorganic solid electrolyte for all-solid-state battery
Anukul K. Thakur, Mandira Majumder

Chapter 7-Recent Advances in Usage of Cobalt Oxide Nanomaterials as Electrode Material for Supercapacitors
Jude N. Udeh, Raphael M. Obodo, Agnes C Nkele, Assumpta C. Nwanya Paul M. Ejikeme and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 8-Recent Development in Metal Ferrite Materials for Supercapacitor Applications
 Mary O. Nwodo, Raphael M. Obodo, Assumpta C. Nwanya, A.B.C. Ekwealor and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 9- Advances in Nickel Derived Metal-Organic Framework-Based Electrodes for High-Performance Supercapacitor
Blessing N. Ezealigo, Ebubechukwu N. Dim, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 10- The place of biomass-based electrode materials for the next-generation energy conversion and storage
Chioma E Njoku, Innocent S. Ike, Adeolu A Adediran, Cynthia C Nwaeju
Chapter 11-Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Graphene
Sylvester M. Mbam, Raphael M. Obodo, Assumpta C. Nwanya,  A. B. C. Ekwealor, Ishaq Ahmad and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 12- Dual Performance of Fuel Cells as Efficient Energy Harvester and Storage
Agnes Chinecherem Nkele, Mesfin A. Kebede, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 13- The potential role of electrocatalysts in electrofuels generation and fuel cell application
Xolile Fuku, Andile Mkhohlakali, Nqobile Xaba and Mmalewane Modibedi

Chapter 14- Reliability study of solar photovoltaic systems for long-term use
Zikhona Tshemese, Farai Dziike, Linda Z. Linganiso and Kittessa Roro

Chapter 15- Physical Methods to Fabricate TiO2 QDs for Optoelectronics Applications
Cyril Oluchukwu Ugwuoke, Sabastine Ezugwu, S. L. Mammah, A.B.C. Ekwealor, Mutsumi Suguyima, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 16- Chemical Spray Pyrolysis Method to Fabricate CdO Thin films for TCO Applications
M.Anusuya, V.Saravanan
Chapter 17 - PHOTOVOLTAIC CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATIONS
Mkpamdi N Eke

Chapter 18 - Comparative study of different dopants on the structural and optical properties of chemically deposited Antimony Sulphide thin films
Patrick A. Nwofe, Chinenye Ezeokoye

Chapter 19 - Research Progress on Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Bismuth Oxide
Sylvester M. Mbam, Raphael M. Obodo, Assumpta, C. Nwanya,  A. B. C. Ekwealor, Ishaq Ahmad and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 20-Earth Abundant Materials for Solar Cell Applications
Agnes Chinecherem Nkele, Sabastine Ezugwu, Mutsumi Suguyima, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 21-New perovskite materials for solar cell applications
Agnes Chinecherem Nkele, Sabastine Ezugwu, Mutsumi Suguyima, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 22-The Application of Carbon and Graphene Quantum Dots to Emerging Optoelectronic Devices
Cyril Oluchukwu Ugwuoke, Sabastine Ezugwu, S. L. Mammah, A.B.C. Ekwealor, Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 23- SOLAR CELL TECHNOLOGY: CHALLENGES AND PROGRESS
Newayemedhin A. Tegegne and Fekadu Gashaw Hone

Chapter 24- Stannates Materials for Solar Energy Applications
Calister N Eze, Raphael M. Obodo, Mesfin A. Kebede, and Fabian. I. Ezema

 

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Biography

Mesfin A. Kebede completed his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Inha University, South Korea, in 2009. He is currently a principal researcher at the Energy Centre, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in South Africa. He has been studying and researching the properties and applications of nanostructured materials as electrodes for lithium-ion battery, gas sensors, luminescent and photoluminescence and photocatalysis for more than a decade. In his prior career, he worked as an assistant professor at Hawassa University, Ethiopia, where he supervised and mentored MSc and PhD students’ research projects. He has authored two book chapters and more than 50 papers in reputed journals with an h-index of 14 with over 590 citations and has served as reviewer for several high-impact journals and as an editorial board member. Fabian I. Ezema is a professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He earned a PhD in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His research focused on several areas of Materials Science, from synthesis and characterizations of particles and thin-film materials through chemical routes with emphasis on energy applications. For the last 15 years, he has been working on energy conversion and storage (cathodes, anodes, supercapacitors, solar cells, among others), including novel methods of synthesis, characterization and evaluation of the electrochemical and optical properties. He has published about 180 papers in various international journals and given over 50 talks at various conferences. His h-index is 21 with over 1500 citations and he has served as reviewer for several high impact journals and as an editorial board member.