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1st Edition

Nano-catalysts for Energy Applications

Edited By

Rohit Srivastava

ISBN 9780367536435
Published July 30, 2021 by CRC Press
210 Pages 8 Color & 95 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book comprises of chapters based on design of various advanced nano-catalysts and offers a development of novel solutions for a better sustainable energy future. The book includes all aspects of physical chemistry, chemical engineering and material science. The advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology help to find cost-effective and environmentally sound methods of converting naturally inspired resources into fuels, chemicals and energy. The book leads the scientific community to the most significant development in the focus research area. It provides a broad and in-depth coverage of design and development advanced nano-catalyst for various energy applications.

Table of Contents

Strategies in Nanocatalyst Towards Water Splitting and Reduction of CO2. Hybrid Perovskite Photocatalysis for Energy Harvesting and Energy Saving. Porphyrins based Nanostructured Material for the Conversion of CO2 into Value Added Products. Application of Metallic Foam in Solar Power System. Valorization Chemistry: A Compendium on Photoreduction of CO2 to Biofuels Over Nano TiO2. Concept of Nanocatalyst and Its Application in Energy Domain. Recent Advancement of Electrocatalyst System in CO2 Reduction: Insights of Fe, Co and Ni Metallo-ligand Clusters in Homogeneous Molecular Level. Design of Alloy Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction from First-principles Viewpoint. Metal-Organic Frameworks Catalyst for Energy Applications. Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting and Piezocatalysis. Metal Hollow Sphere as Promising Electrocatalysts in Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Fuels.

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Rohit Srivastava is Assistant Professor in School of Petroleum Technology at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry at Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India and department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Origin of Life Initiative at Harvard University Cambridge, USA. His current research interest includes advance nanomaterial based catalyst for Hydrogen generation and reduction of CO2 into green fuels.