Emerging Energy Materials: Applications and Challenges presents an outline for materials used in progressive energy systems.
It tackles their use in energy storage across solar, bio, geothermal, wind, fossil, hydrogen, nuclear, and thermal energy. Distinct chapters are dedicated to forthcoming energy reaping systems. This book contributes to the current literature by often highlighting concerns that are frequently overlooked in energy materials textbooks. Being aware of these challenges and discussing possible solutions is critical for advancing the field of energy material technologies.
This book is a timely reference for researchers looking to improve their understanding of emerging energy materials, as well as postgraduate students considering a career within materials science, renewable energy and materials chemistry.
· Provides up-to-date information on the synthesis, characterization and applications of a range of applications using various physical and chemical methods.
· Presents the latest advances in future energy materials and technologies subjected to specific applications.
· Includes applied illustrations, references and advances in order to explain the challenges and trade-offs in the field of energy material research and development.
· Includes coverage of solar cell and photovoltaic, hydro power, nuclear energy ,fuel cell, battery electrode, supercapacitor and hydrogen storage applications.
Section 1: Energy Storage Devices and Energy Conversion devices
Chapter 1. Basics and Design of the Supercapattery: An Energy Storage Device
M. Pershaanaa, Ariff Zahiruddin, Mohd Fakhruddin, Shahid Bashir, S. Ramesh and K. Ramesh
Chapter 2. Rare-earth doped Cathode Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Amol Nande, Vijay Chaudhari, J. D. Punde and S. J. Dhoble
Chapter 3. Future Materials for Thermoelectric And Hydrogen Energy
Ashwani Kumar, Durvesh Gautam, Ramesh Chandra and Yogendra K. Gautam
Section 2: Phosphors and Luminescent materials
Chapter 4. Quantum Cutting in Photoluminescence Downconversion Phosphors
Abhijeet R. Kadam, N.S. Dhoble and S. J. Dhoble
Chapter 5. Recent Development in Rare-Earth Doped Phosphors For Eco-Friendly and Energy-Saving Lighting Applications
Yatish R. Parauha, Marta Michalska-Domanskais and S.J. Dhoble
Chapter 6. Spectroscopic Properties of Rare Earth Activated Energy Saving LED Phosphors
M.D. Mehare, Chaitali M. Mehare, Vijay Singh and S. J. Dhoble
Chapter 7. Effect Of Singly, Doubly And Triply Ionized Ions On Photoluminescent Energy Materials
Abhijeet R. Kadam, Fuad Ameen and S. J. Dhoble
Section 3: Photovoltaics and Energy-Harvesting materials
Chapter 8. Highly Stable Inorganic Hole Transport Materials in Perovskite Solar Cells
Sarojini Jeeva Panchu and Hendrik C. Swart
Chapter 9. Metal Halide Perovskites: Opportunities and Challenges
Sumedha Tamboli, Govind B. Nair, S. J. Dhoble and Hendrik C. Swart
Chapter 10. Solar Cell with Recent Improvements and Energy Saving Strategies for Future World
Yatish Parauha, B. Vengadaesvaran, N. S. Dhoble and S. J. Dhoble
Section 4: Sensors and Detectors
Chapter 11. Energy Saving Materials for Self-Powered Photodetection
Nupur Saxena, Tania Kalsi, Ashok Bera, and Pragati Kumar