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1st Edition

Electrode Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion




ISBN 9780367697907
Published November 17, 2021 by CRC Press
518 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 based on energy storage and conversion technologies across physics, chemistry and engineering.

FEATURES

  • Edited by established authorities, with chapter contributions from subject-area specialists
  • Provides a comprehensive review of the field
  • Up to date with the latest developments and research

Editors

Dr. Mesfin A. Kebede obtained his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from Inha University, South Korea. He is now a principal research scientist at Energy Centre of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa. He was previously an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science at Hawassa University, Ethiopia. His extensive research experience covers the use of electrode materials for energy storage and energy conversion.

Prof. Fabian I. Ezema is a professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He obtained his PhD in Physics and Astronomy from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His research focuses on several areas of materials science with an emphasis on energy applications, specifically electrode materials for energy conversion and storage.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Lithium-Ion Batteries: From the Materials’ Perspective

Camillus Sunday Obayi, Paul Sunday Nnamchi, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 2 Carbon Derivatives 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 in Spinel Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Battery

Mesfin A. Kebede, Nithyadharseni Palaniyandy, Lehlohonolo F. Koao, and Fabian I. Ezema, Motlalepulo R. Mhlongo

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 A. Tegegne, and Dinsefa Mensur Andoshe

Chapter 6 Li6PS5X (X = Cl, Br, or I): A Family of Li-Rich Inorganic Solid Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Battery

Anukul K. Thakur and 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 Developments 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, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 10 The Place of Biomass-Based Electrode Materials in Next-Generation Energy Conversion and Storage

Chioma E. Njoku, Innocent S. Ike, Adeolu A. Adediran, and 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 Harvesting and Storage Systems

Agnes Chinecherem Nkele, Fabian I. Ezema, and Mesfin A. Kebede

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 UseZikhona 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, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 16 Chemical Spray Pyrolysis Method to Fabricate CdO Thin Films for TCO Applications

M. Anusuya and 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 and Chinenye Ezeokoye

Chapter 19 Research Progress in 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, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 21 New Perovskite Materials for Solar Cell Applications

Agnes Chinecherem Nkele, Sabastine Ezugwu, Mutsumi Suguyima, and 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, and Fabian I. Ezema

Chapter 23 Solar Cell Technology: Challenges and Progress

Newayemedhin A. Tegegne and Fekadu Gashaw Hone

Chapter 24 Stannate 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.