1st Edition

New Technologies for Electrochemical Applications

    288 Pages 97 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    287 Pages 97 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The field of electrochemistry is exploring beyond its basic principles to innovation. New Technologies for Electrochemical Applications presents advancements in electrochemical processes, materials, and technology for electrochemical power sources such as batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, hydrogen storage and solar cells. It also examines various environmental applications such as photo electrochemistry, photosynthesis, and coating.

    Organized to give readers an overview of the current field in electrochemical applications, this book features a historical timeline of advancements and chapters devoted to the topics of organic material and conducting polymers for electrochemical purposes. Established experts in the field detail state-of-the-art materials in biosensors, immunosensors, and electrochemical DNA.

    This edited reference is a valuable resource for graduate and post-graduate students, and researchers in disciplines such as chemistry, physics, electrical engineering and materials science.

    Chapter 1: Electrochemistry – Different Materials and applications an Overview

    D. Durgalakshmi, R. Saravanan and Mu Naushad


    Chapter 2: Controlled electrochemical deposition for materials synthesis

    T Sivaranjani , T A. Revathy and Stephen A 


    Chapter 3: Photovoltaic energy generation system - Material, device and fabrication

    S. Ananthakumar and S. Moorthy Babu


    Chapter 4: Role of advanced materials in the electrochemical supercapacitors

    Joyita Banerjee, Kingshuk Dutta and M. Abdul Kader


    Chapter 5:Microbial electrochemical technologies for fuel cell device

    S V. Sheen Mers, K. Sathish Kumar, L A. Sánchez-Olmos, M. Sánchez Cardenas and C B. Felipe. 


    Chapter 6: Photo electrochemical process for hydrogen production

    S. Devi and V. Tharmaraj


    Chapter 7:¿¿Recent trends in Chemiresistive gas sensing materials¿

    Baskaran Ganesh Kumar, J. Nimita Jebaranjitham and  R. Saravanan 


    Chapter 8: Innovative material role in electrochemical Glucose sensor

    R. Suresh, Claudio Sandoval, Eimmy Ramirez, R.V. Mangalaraja and Jorge Yáñez


    Chapter 9:Electrocatalyst for waste wastewater treatment

    Prasenjit Bhunia, Kingshuk Dutta and M. Abdul Kader 



    Chapter 10: Development and characterization of A-MWCNTs/TETRA functional Epoxy coatings for corrison and prevention of mild steel

    D. Duraibabu, A. Gnanaprakasam  and S. Ananda Kumar


    Chapter 11Electrochemical oxidation reaction for the treatment of textile dyes

    Eswaran Prabakaran and Kriveshini Pillay 


    Chapter 12Materials involved in electrocoagulation process for industrial effluents

    Carlos Navas-Cárdenas, Herman Murillo, Maibelin Rosales, Cesar Ron and Florinella Muñoz 


    Chapter 13Role of Organic materials in electrochemical applications

    S. Ganesan


    Chapter 14:Advanced conducting polymer for electrochemical applications

    R. Suresh, R.V. Mangalaraja, Paola Santander and Jorge Yáñez


    Chapter 15Electrochemical studies for biomedical applications

    Rajesh Parsanathan


    Dr. Mu. Naushad is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, College of Science, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He obtained his M.Sc and Ph.D Degree in Analytical chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2002 and 2007, respectively. He has a vast research experience in the fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Environmental Science. He holds several US patents, over 280 publications in the international Journals of repute, twenty book chapters and several books published by renowned international publishers. He has >8400 citations with a Google Scholar H-Index of >54. He has successfully run several research projects funded by National plan for Science and Technology (NPST) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is the editor/editorial member of several reputed Journals like Scientific Report (Nature); Process Safety & Environmental Protection (Elsevier); Journal of Water Process Engineering (Elsevier) and International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health (MDPI). He is also the associate editor for Environmental Chemistry Letters (Springer) and Desalination & Water Treatment (Taylor & Francis). He has been awarded the Scientist of the year award-2015 from National Environmental Science Academy, Delhi, India; Scientific Research Quality award-2019, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia and Almarai Award-2017, Saudi Arabia.

    Dr. Saravanan Rajendran has received his Ph.D in Physics-Material Science in 2013 from the Department of Nuclear Physics, University of Madras, Chennai, India. He was awarded the University Research Fellowship (URF) during the year 2009-2011 by the University of Madras. After working as an Assistant Professor in Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Chennai, India during the year of 2013-2014, he was awarded SERC and CONICYT-FONDECYT post-doctoral fellowship, University of Chile, Santiago in the year of 2014- 2017. He has worked (2017-2018) in the research group of Professor John Irvine, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, UK as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the framework of a EPSRC-Global Challenges Research Fund for the removal of Blue-Green Algae and their toxins. Currently, he is working as a Research Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tarapacá, Arica, Chile. Also, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in SERC, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. He is Associate Editor for International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (Springer). His research interests focuses in the area of nanostructured functional materials, photophysics, surface chemistry and nanocatalysts for renewable energy and waste water purification. He has published several International peer-reviewed Journals, five book chapters and three books published by renowned international publishers.

    Dr. Abdullah M. Al-Enizi obtained his PhD in 2013 jointly form King Saud University (KSA) - Texas University Ustin (USA) and then joined the Department of Chemistry of King Saud University as an assistant professor. His research interests are polymeric materials, porous nanomaterials, catalysis and electrochemistry. He has authored more than 62 publications of high impact and 3 US patents. Dr. Enizi’s Scopus citations is 2500, and he is a leading worker in Advanced Polymers & Hybrid Nanomaterials Research. He is also the life member of international scientific societies.