Environmental Physics Products

  • Solar Fuel Generation

    Edited by Yatendra S. Chaudhary

    As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    CRC Press

  • Hydrogen Storage Technology

    Materials and Applications

    Edited by Lennie Klebanoff

    Zero-carbon, hydrogen-based power technology offers the most promising long-term solution for a secure and sustainable energy infrastructure. With contributions from the world’s leading technical experts in the field, Hydrogen Storage Technology: Materials and Applications presents a broad yet…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    CRC Press

  • Organic Solar Cells

    Device Physics, Processing, Degradation, and Prevention

    By Pankaj Kumar

    This book contains detailed information on the types, structure, fabrication, and characterization of organic solar cells (OSCs). It discusses processes to improve efficiencies and the prevention of degradation in OSCs. It compares the cost-effectiveness of OSCs to those based on crystalline…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    CRC Press

  • The U.S. Government and Renewable Energy

    A Winding Road

    By Allan Hoffman

    This is a book on how the U.S. and other governments have changed their thinking about energy issues over the past four decades, a change triggered by increasing concern about the role of fossil fuels in global warming and climate change, greater awareness of the risks of nuclear power, and the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Pan Stanford
    Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy

  • Nanomaterials in Energy and Environmental Applications

    Edited by Junhui He

    Nanoscience and nanotechnology are interdisciplinary fields that bring together physicists, chemists, materials scientists, and engineers to meet the potential future challenges that humankind will face, including the search for renewable energies for sustainable development and new technologies…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Pan Stanford

  • Physics of Radiation and Climate

    By Michael A. Box, Gail P. Box

    Our current climate is strongly influenced by atmospheric composition, and changes in this composition are leading to climate change. Physics of Radiation and Climate takes a look at how the outward flow of longwave or terrestrial radiation is affected by the complexities of the atmosphere’s…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    CRC Press

  • Proton-Conducting Ceramics

    From Fundamentals to Applied Research

    By Mathieu Marrony

    This book proposes a wide overview of the research and development of proton-conducting solid oxide materials. It is the first to approach the topic on proton-conducting ceramics and presents analysis studies from the fundamental to the most promising applied domains. It describes theoretical…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Pan Stanford

  • Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment. …

    Paperback – 2015-03-17

  • Organic Solar Cells

    Fundamentals, Devices, and Upscaling

    Edited by Barry P. Rand, Henning Richter

    Organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells have the potential to make a significant contribution to the increasing energy needs of the future. In this book, 15 chapters written by selected experts explore the required characteristics of components present in an OPV device, such as transparent electrodes,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Pan Stanford

  • Sun Above the Horizon

    Meteoric Rise of the Solar Industry

    By Peter F. Varadi

    The meteoric rise of the photovoltaic (PV) industry is an incredible story. In 2013, Google’s investments in PV systems totaled about half a billion dollars and Warren Buffet, one of the famous investors, invested $2.5 billion in the world’s largest PV system in California. These gigantic…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Pan Stanford
    Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy

  • Renewable Energy

    A First Course

    By Robert Ehrlich

    Renewable energy has great significance for the world’s future, given the environmental issues related to energy generation and energy’s importance in our society. Making wise energy choices is not easy, however. It involves balanced consideration of economic, environmental, technical, political,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-13
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume One

    Overview and Fundamentals

    Edited by Harindra Joseph Fernando

    With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities, environment, and fluid motion. A landmark for the field, the two-volume Handbook of Environmental…

    Hardback – 2012-12-12
    CRC Press

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