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Materials for Sustainable Energy Storage at the Nanoscale



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ISBN 9781032405438
July 13, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
448 Pages 192 B/W Illustrations

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest, cutting-edge research into electrochemical energy storage devices, including supercapacitors, lithium-ion battery (LIBs), and fuel cells. It also explores transformation and enhancement materials for solar cells and photo catalysis and details their possible material applications and fundamental principles. It explores current knowledge of different energy conversion and storage devices with respect to the possible advancement of the utilization of nanoscale materials for sustainable storage devices.

This book will be a valuable reference book for researchers and scientists working with nanoscale material-based energy storage and conversion devices.

Features

  • Comprehensive overview of energy storage devices, an important field of interest for researchers worldwide.
  • Explores the importance and growing impact of batteries and supercapacitors
  • Emphasizes fundamental theories but also discusses recent developments in electrode designing based on nanomaterials, separators, and the fabrication of advanced devices and their performances.

Fabian I. Ezema is a professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He earned a PhD in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His research focused on several areas of Materials Science, from synthesis and characterizations of particles and thin-film materials through chemical routes with emphasis on energy applications. For the last 15 years, he has been working on energy conversion and storage (cathodes, anodes, supercapacitors, solar cells, among others), including novel methods of synthesis, characterization and evaluation of the electrochemical and optical properties. He has published about 180 papers in various international journals and given over 50 talks at various conferences. His h-index is 21 with over 1500 citations and he has served as reviewer for several high impact journals and as an editorial board member.

Dr. M.Anusuya, M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D. is specialized in Material science, Thin Film Technology, Nano Science, and Crystallography. She is working as a Registrar of Indra Ganesan Group of Institutions, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India. Earlier to this, she served as a Vice-Principal at Trichy Engineering College, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India.. Being an administrator and teacher, with more than 25 years’ experience, for her perpetual excellence in academics she has been recognized with many awards. She has received over 45 awards in Academic and Social Activity. She has published more than 30 research papers in National and International journals, 7 chapters in edited books, 5 patents, presented 50 papers in the conferences and organized more than 200 webinars, both national and internationally.

Dr Assumpta C. Nwanya is a Lecturer and a FLAIR (Future Leaders - African Independent Research) Scholar at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She obtained her PhD in 2017 (University of Nigeria, Nsukka) with specialisation in the synthesis of nanostructured materials for applications in photovoltaics and electrochemical energy storage (batteries and supercapacitors) as well as for sensing. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow under the UNESCO-University of South Africa (UNISA) Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2018-2020). She is a research Affiliate with the SensorLab, University of the Western Cape Sensor Laboratories, Cape Town, South Africa. Dr Nwanya is a very active researcher and has published more than 85 scientific articles in high impact journals and has a Google Scholar’s H-index of 24 and 1475 citations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Prediction and Optimization of Inter-Pulse Tungsten Inert Gas (IP-TIG) Arc Welding Process Parameters to Attain Minimum Fusion Zone Area in Ti–6Al–4V Alloy Sheets Used in Energy Storage Devices.

Chapter 2 Structural and Morphological analysis of Drying Kinetics of Photovoltaic Thermal (PV – T) Hybrid Solar Dryer for drying of Sweet Potato Slices

Chapter 3 Armchair Carbon Nanotube Magnetoflexo Thermoelastic Mass Sensor with Non-Linear Vibration on an Elastic Substrate

Chapter 4 Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Utilities in Bioenergy Conversion and Energy Storage

Chapter 5 Manufacturing of Buckypaper Composites for energy storage applications - A review

Chapter 6 Synthesis of Graphene/Copper oxide nano composites for super capacitor applications

Chapter 7 Nano Carbon Materials Based Solar cells

Chapter 8 Bio-derived Nanomaterials for Energy Storage

Chapter 9 A Conceptual Approach to analyze the behavior of nano materials for hydrogen storage

Chapter 10 Investigation of Nano Materials – An Energy Storage and Conversion Devices 

Chapter 11 Nano materials for Supercapacitors

Chapter 12 Aspects of Nanotechnology applied in the energy sector: A Review

Chaper 13 Synthesis of Graphene-based Nanomaterials from Biomass for Energy Storage

Chapter 14 Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing System for Leakage Detection in Underground Energy Storage Pipelines Using Machine Learning Techniques

Chapter 15 Influence of Nano materials on the Ionic Conductivity and Thermal Properties of Polymer Electrolytes for Li+ ion Battery Application

Chapter 16 Prospective Materials for Potential Applications in Energy Storage Devices

Chapter 17 Food waste mixed with carbon nanotechnology for energy storage

Chapter 18 A Facile Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Nanoparticles in Aspect of Energy Storage Applications

Chapter 19 A Critical Review on Role of Nanoparticles in Bioenergy Production

Chapter 20 Copper oxide nanoparticles for Energy Storage Applications

Chapter 21 Enhanced thermal energy effectiveness in storage, conversion, and heat transfer utilizing Graphene-Based Devices

Chapter 22 Nanomaterials in Energy Storage - Groundbreaking Developments

Chapter 23 Prospects of Graphene and Mxene in Flexbile Electronics and Energy Storage Systems – A Review

Chapter 24 Pan Based Composite Gel Electrolyte For Lithium Ion Batteries

Chapter 25 High Gain Modified LUO Converter for Nano Capacitor Charging

Chapter 26 Nanotechnology in Solar Energy

Chapter 27 Nano-composites for Energy Storage

Chapter 28 Development of Environmental Benign Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Chapter 29 ZnS nanoparticles for High Performance Supercapacitors

Chapter 30 Cost Effective Mediated Fabrication of ZnO Nanomaterials and its Multifaceted Perpsective Towards Energy Storage and Environmental Applications

Chapter 31 Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy Storage Devices in Medical applications

Chapter 32 Nano technology in Batteries for Hybrid Renewable Energy Storage Systems

Chapter 33 Biocompatible Nano-Electromechanical System based Cantilever - An Overview

Chapter 34 Eco-friendly for Sustainable Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy Storage

Chapter 35 Nanomaterials in Solar Energy Applications

Chapter 36 Carbon Nanomaterials for Energy Storage

Chapter 37 Green Energy Storage Devices Using Nanocellulose

Chapter 38 Synthesis of Graphene Nanomaterials for Energy Storage Applications

Chapter 39 Electrical Energy Storage Analysis of Li4Ti2O6 Nanomaterials by Sol-gel method

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Biography

Fabian I. Ezema is a professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He earned a PhD in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. His research focused on several areas of Materials Science, from synthesis and characterizations of particles and thin-film materials through chemical routes with emphasis on energy applications. For the last 15 years, he has been working on energy conversion and storage (cathodes, anodes, supercapacitors, solar cells, among others), including novel methods of synthesis, characterization and evaluation of the electrochemical and optical properties. He has published about 180 papers in various international journals and given over 50 talks at various conferences. His h-index is 21 with over 1500 citations and he has served as reviewer for several high impact journals and as an editorial board member.

Dr. M.Anusuya, M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D. is specialized in Material science, Thin Film Technology, Nano Science, and Crystallography. She is working as a Registrar of Indra Ganesan Group of Institutions, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India. Earlier to this, she served as a Vice-Principal at Trichy Engineering College, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India.. Being an administrator and teacher, with more than 25 years’ experience, for her perpetual excellence in academics she has been recognized with many awards. She has received over 45 awards in Academic and Social Activity. She has published more than 30 research papers in National and International journals, 7 chapters in edited books, 5 patents, presented 50 papers in the conferences and organized more than 200 webinars, both national and internationally.

Dr Assumpta C. Nwanya is a Lecturer and a FLAIR (Future Leaders - African Independent Research) Scholar at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She obtained her PhD in 2017 (University of Nigeria, Nsukka) with specialisation in the synthesis of nanostructured materials for applications in photovoltaics and electrochemical energy storage (batteries and supercapacitors) as well as for sensing. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow under the UNESCO-University of South Africa (UNISA) Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2018-2020). She is a research Affiliate with the SensorLab, University of the Western Cape Sensor Laboratories, Cape Town, South Africa. Dr Nwanya is a very active researcher and has published more than 85 scientific articles in high impact journals and has a Google Scholar’s H-index of 24 and 1475 citations.