This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of the research and development in designing electrode and electrolyte materials for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. Further, green energy production via the water splitting approach by the hydroelectric cell is also explored.
• Provides details on the latest trends in design and optimization of electrode and electrolyte materials with key focus on enhancement of energy storage and conversion device performance
• Focuses on existing nanostructured electrodes and polymer electrolytes for device fabrication, as well as new promising research routes toward the development of new materials for improving device performance
• Features a dedicated chapter that explores electricity generation by dissociating water through hydroelectric cells, which are a nontoxic and green source of energy production
• Describes challenges and offers a vision for next-generation devices
This book is beneficial for advanced students and professionals working in energy storage across the disciplines of physics, materials science, chemistry, and chemical engineering. It is also a valuable reference for manufacturers of electrode/electrolyte materials for energy storage devices and hydroelectric cells.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Batteries and Supercapacitors: An Overview
Chapter 2. First Principle Study on LIB and Supercapacitor
Chapter 3. Cathode materials for Li-ion batteries
Chapter 4. Emerging materials for high-performance supercapacitors
Chapter 5. Electrolytes for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors
Chapter 6. Hydroelectric Cells: The innovative approach to produce the green electricity
Chapter 7. Challenges and Perspectives of Li-ion batteries, Supercapacitors, and Hydroelectric cell
Anurag Gaur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. Dr. Gaur has published more than 100 research articles in peer-reviewed reputed journals and has led or been involved in over 07 national and international projects funded by various government agencies (e.g. SERB-DST, CSIR, etc). He has 14 years of research experience in Nanomaterials synthesis and developed Supercapacitors, Lithium-ion batteries, Hydroelectric cell and Spintronics devices. He has guided 07 Ph.D. and 50 M.Tech students for their thesis work. His h-index is 22 and i10-index 47 with 1450 citations and filled 03 patents. He has served as a reviewer for several high-impact journals and delivered over 50 talks at various National/International conferences. He did his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in 2007. He has been granted the Best Faculty award by National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra in 2018. Dr. Gaur’s research interests include Energy Storage Devices and Green energy production through water splitting.
A.L. Sharma is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. Dr. Sharma has authored and co-authored over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals including research publications, review articles, conference proceedings, and 9 book chapters in international publishers. He has 11 years of research experience and his research interests include the development of electrode and electrolyte material for lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors. His Scopus h-index is 20 and i10-index 27 with over 919 citations and has served as a reviewer for several high-impact journals and given more than 20 talks at various conferences/colleges and Universities.He pursued his Ph. D. at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Dr. Sharma’s research interests include the development of nanostructured materials/composites for application in energy storage/conversion devices (battery and supercapacitor).
Anil Arya is serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. Dr. Arya has co-authored 40 research publications, review articles, conference proceedings, and 9 book chapters. His Scopus h-index is 12 with over 498 citations and has served as a reviewer for several electrochemistry-related journals.He pursued his Ph. D. at the Department of Physics, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. Prior, to joining the Ph. D. program, he received his bachelor in science degree from University College, Kurukshetra University (Kurukshetra), and master in science degree from the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. Dr. Arya’s research interests include the synthesis of electrode/electrolyte materials for energy storage/conversion devices.