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Green Energy Materials Handbook

1st Edition

Edited by Ming-Fa Lin, Wen-Dung Hsu

CRC Press

408 pages | 142 Color Illus. | 36 B/W Illus.

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This book gives a systematic review of the development of reliable, low-cost, and high-performance green energy materials, covering mainstream computational and experimental studies. It presents complete experimental measurements and computational results as well as potential applications. The first chapter includes a comprehensive literature review on green energy materials. The next chapter covers computational methods, experimental fabrication and characterization techniques, as well as important recent progress. It also includes 11 chapters devoted to 4 important topical areas: computational material design, energy conversion, ion transport, and electrode materials.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Molecular effects of functional polymer binders on Li+ transport on the cathode surface within lithium ion battery
  3. 2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Molecular dynamics simulation details

    2.3 Results and discussion

    2.4 Summary and future perspectives

  4. Essential properties of Li/Li+ graphite intercalation compounds
  5. 3.1 Introduction

    3.2 The theoretical model

    3.3 Rich geometric structures of graphites and graphite intercalation compounds

    3.4 Unusual band structures of graphite-related systems

    3.5 van Hove singularities in density of states

    3.6 Chemical bondings and charge distributions

    3.7 Summary

  6. Defective and amorphous graphene as anode materials for Li-ion batteries: a first-principles study
  7. 4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Computational methods

    4.3 Results and discussions

    4.4 Conclusion

  8. Rich Essential Properties of Si-Doped Graphene
  9. 5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Computational methods

    5.3 Geometric structures of Si-adsorbed and Si-substituted graphene

    5.4 Rich electronic structures

    5.5 Spatial charge densities

    5.6 The diverse density of states

    5.7 Summary

  10. Diversified essential properties in transition metals adsorbed Graphene
  11. 6.1 Introduction

    6.2 The theoretical model

    6.3 Results and discussions

    6.4 Summary

  12. Combining neural network with first-principles calculations for computational screening of electrolyte additives in lithium ion batteries
  13. 7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Materials and methods

    7.3 Results and disscussions

    7.4 Conclusion

  14. Metal oxide-reduced graphene oxide (MO-RGO) nanocomposite as high performance anode materials in Lithium ion batteries
  15. 8.1 Introduction

    8.2 Potential binary metal oxides asanode materials in LIBs

    8.3 Complex metal oxides as anode materials in LIBs

    8.4 Metal oxide-graphene/reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite as anode materials in LIBs

    8.5 Our research contribution toward LIB

    8.6 Conclusions

  16. In-situ X-ray and Neutron Analysis Techniques on Lithium/Sodium ion batteries
  17. 9.1 Introduction

    9.2 Methodology for in-situ X-ray and neutron scattering experiments

    9.3 In-situ X-ray analysis on synergistic effects of Si anode materials

    9.4 In-operando X-ray diffraction - a quantitative analysis on Si-graphite negative electrode

    9.5 In-situ X-ray diffraction analysis of lithiation-induced crystal restructuring of Sn/TiO2 nanocrystallites

    9.6 In-operando neutron diffraction analysis on low temperature lithium diffusion behaviors in 18650 Li-ion battery

    9.7 In-operando neutron diffraction Studies on P2-Na2/3Fe1/3Mn2/3O2 cathode in a sodium ion battery

    9.8 Summary

  18. Micro-Phase Separated poly(VdF-co-HFP)/Ionic Liquid/Carbonate as Gel Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium-Ion Batteries
  19. 10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Experimental

    10.3 Results and discussion

    10.4 Conclusion

  20. Gel and solid electrolytes for Lithium ion batteries
  21. 11.1 Introduction

    11.2 Solid-state electrolytes (SSEs)

    11.3 Gel Polymer Electrolytes (GPEs)

    11.4 Summary

  22. Silicon-Nanowire Based Hybrid Solar Cells
  23. 12.1 Introduction

    12.2 Silicon nanowires fabrication

    12.3 PEDOT: PSS polymer as the p-type layer of hybrid solar cell application

    12.4 Silicon Nanowire based Hybrid Solar Cells

    12.5 Conclusion

  24. Characterization and Performance of Li-ZnO Nanofiber and Nanoforest Photoanodes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cell
  25. 13.1 Introduction

    13.2 Experimental

    13.3 Results and discussion

    13.4 Conclusion

  26. Review of monolithic dye-sensitized solar cells and perovskite solar cells

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Monolithic dye-sensitized solar cells

    1. Mesoporous electrode for monolithic perovskite solar cells
    2. Conclusion

About the Editors

Ming-Fa Lin is a distinguished professor in the Department of Physics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. He received his PhD in physics in 1993 from the National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan. His main scientific interests focus on essential properties of carbon-related materials and low-dimensional systems. He is a member of American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, and Physical Society of Republic of China (Taiwan).

Wen-Dung Su is Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Dr. Su received a PhD from University of Florida and was awarded Outstanding Teaching Award, Institute of Engineering Education, Taiwan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical