Graphene Surfaces - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128145234

Graphene Surfaces, Volume 27

1st Edition

Particles and Catalysts

Authors: Karim Kakaei Mehdi Esrafili Ali Ehsani
Paperback ISBN: 9780128145234
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 362
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Table of Contents

1. An introduction to catalysis
2. Atomic properties and electronic structure
3. Synthesis and surface modification
4. Characterization
5. Graphene-based metal particles
6. Oxygen reduction reaction
7. Alcohols oxidation and hydrogen evolution
8. Graphene and anticorrosive properties
9. Graphene-based electrochemical supercapacitors
10. Gas convertor and storage


Graphene Surfaces focuses on the surface chemistry and surface modifications of graphene and its derivatives from a theoretical and electrochemical point of view. It provides a comprehensive overview of their electronic structure, synthesis, properties and general applications in catalysis science such as alcohols and their derivatives oxidation, oxygen reduction, hydrogen evolution, energy storage, corrosion protection and supercapacitors. The book also covers emerging research on graphene chemistry and the impact of the research on fundamental and applied sciences.

This book helps chemical engineers, materials scientists, electrochemists and engineers answer their most pressing questions about the surface aspects of graphene and its effect on catalysis.

Key Features

  • Serves as a time-saving reference for researchers, graduated students and chemical engineers
  • Equips the reader with catalysis knowledge for practical applications
  • Discusses physical and electrochemical properties of graphene
  • Provides the most important applications of graphene in electrochemical systems
  • Highlights both experimental and theoretical aspects of graphene


Researchers in industry, scientists in academia, and graduated students in chemical engineering, materials science, electrochemistry, and engineering working on graphene, graphene-doped and other graphene-based materials


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About the Authors

Karim Kakaei Author

Dr Karim Kakaei received his PhD in Physical chemistry from the Tarbiat Maodares University in 2010. He spent six years at Maragheh University studying fundamental aspects of graphene, resulting in several ground-breaking papers in highly ranked journals including Carbon, Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Journal of Power Sources where he worked on optimizing mass production of graphene, and on developing novel doped graphene applications. In 2015 he became Associate Professor at the Maragheh University. He currently works on graphene and graphene surface projects and captured grants from the Fuel cell Steering Committee, SANA, Iran and also East Azarbaijan Science and Technology Park (EASTP) of Iran.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fuel cell Steering Committee, SANA, Iran, East Azarbaijan Science and Technology Park (EASTP) of Iran

Mehdi Esrafili Author

Mehdi D. Esrafili received his MS & Ph.D at Tarbiat Modares University. Then, he joined Kyoto University. Dr. Esrafili is currently working as Head of Laboratory and working group on computational chemistry at University of Maragheh, Iran. His research focuses on intermolecular interactions and reaction mechanism using electronic structure methods.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Laboratory, University of Maragheh, Iran

Ali Ehsani Author

Dr. Ali Ehsani has a multidisciplinary background and a broad research interest in electrochemical systems. He published numerous ISI articles in electrochemical systems such as graphene based materials as a supercapacitors, electrocatalysts and corrosion inhibitors.