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1st Edition

Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design

ISBN 9781032238166
Published December 13, 2021 by CRC Press
364 Pages 47 Color & 75 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Among electrode materials, inorganic materials have received vast consideration owing to their redox chemistry, chemical stability, high electrochemical performance, and high-power applications. These exceptional properties enable inorganic-based materials to find application in high-performance energy conversion and storage. The current advances in nanotechnology have uncovered novel inorganic materials by various strategies and their different morphological features may serve as a rule for future supercapacitor electrode design for efficient supercapacitor performance. Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design depicts the latest advances in inorganic nanomaterials for supercapacitor energy storage devices.

Key Features:

¿ Provides an overview on the supercapacitor application of inorganic-based materials.

¿ Describes the fundamental aspects, key factors, advantages, and challenges of inorganic supercapacitors.

¿ Presents up-to-date coverage of the large, rapidly growing, and complex literature on inorganic supercapacitors.

¿ Surveys current applications in supercapacitor energy storage.

¿ Explores the new aspects of inorganic materials and next-generation supercapacitor systems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Niobium Based Materials for Supercapacitors

[Prasun Banerjee, Adolfo Franco Junior, D. Baba Basha,

K. Chandra Babu Naidu, and K. Srinivas]

Chapter 2 Zinc-Based Materials for Supercapacitors

[Prasun Banerjee, Adolfo Franco Junior, D. Baba Basha,

K. Chandra Babu Naidu, and S. Ramesh]

Chapter 3 Defect Engineered Inorganic Materials for Supercapacitors

[Biswajit Choudhury and Anamika Kalita]

Chapter 4 Vanadium-Based Compounds for Supercapacitors

[Xuan Pan, Wenyue Li, and Zhaoyang Fan]

Chapter 5 Future Prospects and Challenges of Inorganic-Based


[Vivian C. Akubude and Kevin N. Nwaigwe]

Chapter 6 Tungsten Based Materials for Supercapacitors

[Christelle Pau Ping Wong, Chin Wei Lai, and Kian Mun Lee]

Chapter 7 Microwave-Assisted Inorganic Materials for Supercapacitors

[M. Ramesh and Arivumani Ravanan]

Chapter 8 Tin-Based Materials for Supercapacitor

[Muhammad Mudassir Hassan, Nawshad Muhmmad,

Muhammad Sabir, and Abdur Rahim]

Chapter 9 Inorganic Materials-Based Next-Generation Supercapacitors

[Muhammad Aamir, Arshad Farooq Butt, and Javeed Akhtar]

Chapter 10 Synthesis Approaches of Inorganic Materials

[Bilal Akram, Arshad Farooq Butt, and Javeed Akhtar]

Chapter 11 Metal-Organic Frameworks Derived Materials

for Supercapacitors

[E. Heydari-Soureshjani, Ali A. Ensafi,

and Ahmad R. Taghipour-Jahromi]

Chapter 12 Surface Morphology Induced Inorganic Materials for


[K. Chandra Babu Naidu, D. Baba Basha, S. Ramesh,

N. Suresh Kumar, Prasun Banerjee, and K. Srinivas]

Chapter 13 Molybdenum Based Materials for Supercapacitors

Beyond TMDs

[Swapnil S. Karade and Deepak P. Dubal]

Chapter 14 Iron-Based Electrode Materials for an Efficient Supercapacitor

[Leonardo Vivas, Rafael Friere, Javier Enriquez, Rajesh Kumar,

and Dinesh Pratap Singh]

Chapter 15 Metal-Organic Frameworks for Supercapacitors

[Mustapha Mohammed Bello, Anam Asghar,

and Abdul Aziz Abdul Raman]

Chapter 16 Amino Acid-Assisted Inorganic Materials for Supercapacitors

[M. Hamed Misbah, Amr A. Essawy, Rawya Ramadan,

E.F. ElAgammy, and Maged El-Kemary]

Chapter 17 Co-Based Materials for Supercapacitors

[N. Suresh Kumar, R. Padma Suvarna, S. Ramesh,

D. Baba Basha, and K. Chandra Babu Naidu]

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Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 142 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published forty-seven edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, IntechOpen Limited, U.K. and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He is the member of various journals editorial boards. He is also serving as Associate Editor for journals, Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature; Frontiers Section Editor, Current Analytical Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers, Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports-Nature, Editor, Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry and Review Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers, U.K. He is also guest editing various special thematic special issues to the journals of Elsevier, Bentham Science Publishers and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.


Mohd Imran Ahamed is a Research Scholar at Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He is working towards his Ph.D. thesis entitled Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic composite heavy metals selective cation-exchangers and their analytical applications. He has published several research and review articles in the journals of international recognition. He has also edited various books published by Springer and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, India. His research work includes ion exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning.

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. He graduated from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) with B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1990 and a Ph.D. from University of Wales, College of Cardiff, U.K. in 1995. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. Prof. Asiri is the principal supervisors of more than 20 M.Sc. and six Ph.D. theses. He is the main author of ten books of different chemistry disciplines. Prof. Asiri is the Editor-in-Chief of King Abdulaziz University Journal of Science. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a new class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. Prof. Asiri involved in many committees at the KAU level and on the national level. He took a major role in the advanced materials committee working for KACST to identify the national plan for science and technology in 2007. Prof. Asiri played a major role in advancing the chemistry education and research in KAU. He has been awarded the best researchers from KAU for the past five years. He also awarded the Young Scientist Award from the Saudi Chemical Society in 2009 and also the first prize for the distinction in science from the Saudi Chemical Society in 2012. He also received a recognition certificate from the American Chemical Society (Gulf region Chapter) for the advancement of chemical science in the Kingdome. He received a Scopus certificate for the most publishing scientist in Saudi Arabia in chemistry in 2008. He is also a member of the editorial board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than one thousand publications in international journals, several book chapters and edited books.

Dr. Rajender Boddula is currently working as Chinese Academy of Sciences-President's International Fellowship Initiative (CAS-PIFI) at National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST, Beijing). His academic honors include University Grants Commission National Fellowship and many merit scholarships, study-abroad fellowships from Australian Endeavour Research fellowship and CAS-PIFI. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored six book chapters, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. He has published edited books with Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. His specialized areas of energy conversion and storage, which include nanomaterials, graphene, polymer composites, heterogeneous catalysis, photoelectrocatalytic water splitting, biofuel cell, and supercapacitors.