Energy Materials

Energy Materials

Fundamentals to Applications

1st Edition - August 15, 2021

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  • Editors: Sanjay Dhoble, N. Kalyani, B. Vengadaesvaran, Abdul Arof
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128237113
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128237106

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Description

Includes details of the fundamental phenomenological theories of solar cells, Li ion/ Li-air/Li-S batteries, fuel cells and their energy storage mechanisms. Discusses properties of various energy materials in addition to their device operation and evaluation.

Key Features

  • Includes details of the fundamental phenomenological theories of solar cells, Li ion/ Li-air/Li-S batteries, fuel cells and their energy storage mechanisms
  • Discusses properties of various energy materials in addition to their device operation and evaluation

Readership

Materials Scientists and Engineers in R&D and academia working in the field of energy conversion, harvesting, energy storing and energy saving materials. Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses related to Material science

Table of Contents

  • Section I Fundamentals and over-arching topics
    1. Energy Materials: Fundamental Physics and latest advances in relevant technology
    2. Solar cell technology
    3. Energy materials: Synthesis and Characterization techniques
    4. An Extensive Study on the Adhesion and Anti-fog of Transparent Polydimethylsiloxane/Sylgard Coating System

    Section II Photovoltaic Materials and devices
    5. Crystalline silicon solar cell
    6. Introduction to Solar Energy and Its Conversion into Electrical Energy by Using Dye Sensitized Solar Cell
    7. Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
    8. Potential Nano Oxide Photo anode For DSSC: Materials And Structures
    9. Perovskite solar cells

    Section III Electrochemical energy conversion and storage
    10. Intercalation Compounds for Cathode Materials in Lithium Ion Batteries as Energy Storage Devices
    11. Prospects and challenges in selection of polymer electrolytes (PEs) in advanced Lithium – Air batteries
    12. Li-S ion batteries: A substitute for Li ion storage batteries
    13. Glasses and Glass-Ceramics as sealants in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications 

    Section IV Lighting and Light emitting diodes
    14. Role of Rare Earth Ions for Energy Saving LED Lighting Devices
    15. Synthesis and luminescence study of silicate based phosphors for energy saving light emitting diode
    16. Investigations on energy efficient RE (TTA)3dmphen complexes dispersed in polymer matrices for solid state lighting applications
    17. Synthesis and characterization of energy efficient Mq2( M= Zn, Cd, Ca and Sr) organometallic complexes for OLED display applications

    Section V Practical concerns and beyond
    18. Spectral Response and Quantum Efficiency Evaluation of Solar Cells
    19. Energy materials: Applications and impending opportunities
    20. Sustainability, recycling and life time issues

Product details

  • No. of pages: 628
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: August 15, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128237113
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128237106

About the Editors

Sanjay Dhoble

Prof. Sanjay J. Dhoble obtained his M.Sc. degree in Physics from Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, India in 1988 and Ph.D. degree in 1992 in Solid State Physics from Nagpur University, Nagpur. Dr. Dhoble is presently working as a Professor in the Department of Physics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. His research area includes synthesis and characterization of solid-state lighting materials, development of radiation dosimetry phosphors using thermoluminescence techniques. He has 18 granted patents, more than 705 research papers in Scopus, and several books. Consecutively in the years 2020 and 2021, Dr. Dhoble stands among the “Top 2% Scientists in the World” in the list published by US’ Stanford University. He is a recipient of several Research Awards.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Physics, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India

N. Kalyani

Dr. N. Thejo Kalyani is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Physics, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. She obtained her Master’s degree in Physics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India. She completed her doctoral research from R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India in 2010 on the topic entitled “Development of Red Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)”. Her research interests include the synthesis, characterization of various organic complexes and fabrication of OLED devices and displays by vacuum deposition and solution techniques. She has published 42 peer-reviewed research papers in national and international journals of repute besides 16 other publications including book chapters and 28 papers in conference proceedings. She also co-authored an Elsevier book on “Principles and applications of organic light emitting diodes”. She is a reviewer for many national and international journals. She has authored 10 Textbooks for B.E/ B.Tech /B.Sc in highly reputed International and National Publishers. She is associated with various professional bodies such as Material Research Society of India, Luminescence Society of India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India

B. Vengadaesvaran

Prof. B.Vengadaesvaran obtained his M.Tech degree from University of Malaya, in the year 1999. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2004 in Advanced Materials from University of Malaya. He is presently working as Senior Research Officer at the Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), Level 4, Wisma R&D University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. His areas of interest include renewable energy, polymer coatings, corrosion and prevention and nanoparticle synthesis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Officer, Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), Wisma R&D University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Abdul Arof

Dr. Abdul Kariem Arof is a retired Professor from the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His areas of expertise include solid state Ionics and devices. He has more than 30 years teaching and research experience. Dr. Abdul Kariem has published more than 300 research papers in peer reviewed journals. He has produced more than 100 PhD and M.Sc graduates and has delivered talks in many international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Dr M. Thu Aug 19 2021

    Energy Materials Fundamentals to Applications

    All chapters are relevant. Especially Ch 2 and Ch 5 related to Solar cell technology and Multicrystalline solar cells.