Suitable for readers from broad backgrounds, Graphene: Energy Storage and Conversion Applications describes the fundamentals and cutting-edge applications of graphene-based materials for energy storage and conversion systems. It provides an overview of recent advancements in specific energy technologies, such as lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, solar cells, lithium sulfur batteries, and lithium air batteries. It also considers the outlook of industrial applications in the near future. Offering a brief introduction to the major synthesis methods of graphene, the text details the latest academic and commercial research and developments, covering all potential avenues for graphene’s use in energy-related areas.
"This is a well-planned and well-organized book. The authors are certainly experts in their fields and know these topics well. All the chapters are well thought through and flow well. It is a good educational book for any material scientist or engineer who is trying to learn the fundamentals of graphene as well as its applications in energy storage and conversion."
—Mei Cai, General Motors Global Research and Development Center, Warren, Michigan, USA
"A systematic overview of the electrochemical energy storage and conversion applications gives an excellent start to the early and/or advanced stage researchers in the field. Undoubtedly, this is a good addition to the current literature."
—Prithu Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D, Founding Editor, Plasticstrends.net; Senior Scientist, IPEX Technologies, Inc., Montreal, Québec, Canada
Graphene Overview; Xufeng Zhou, Wei Wang, and Zhaoping Liu
Synthesis of Graphene; Wei Wang, Hailiang Cao, Xufeng Zhou, and Zhaoping Liu
Applications of Graphene in Lithium Ion Batteries; Xufeng Zhou and Zhaoping Liu
Applications of Graphene in New-Concept Batteries; Xufeng Zhou and Zhaoping Liu
Applications of Graphene in Supercapacitors; Chao Zheng, Xufeng Zhou, Hailiang Cao, and Zhaoping Liu
Applications of Graphene in Solar Cells; Fuqiang Huang, Dongyun Wan, Hui Bi, and Tianquan Lin
Applications of Graphene in Fuel Cells; Xuejun Zhou, Jinli Qiao, and Yuyu Liu