Metal Oxide-Based Nanofibers and Their Applications

Metal Oxide-Based Nanofibers and Their Applications

1st Edition - October 25, 2021

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  • Editors: Vincenzo Esposito, Debora Marani
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128206294
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128209073

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Metal Oxide-based Nanofibers and their Applications provides an in-depth overview on developments surrounding the synthesis, characterization properties, and applications achieved by scientific leaders in the area.  Sections deal with the theoretical and experimental aspects of the synthesis and methodologies to control microstructure, composition and shape of the nanofibrous metal oxides, review the applications of metal oxide nanofibers in diverse technologies, with special focus on the relation between the structural, morphological and compositional features of the nanofibers, cover applications of metal oxide nanofibers in the fields of sensing (biosensing, gas sensing), and consider biomedical and cleaning technologies. Lastly, a final section covers their application in energy generation and storage technologies (e. g. piezoelectric, solar cells, solid oxide fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, and hydrogen storage are reviewed.

Key Features

  • Reviews electrospinning methods for the synthesis and design of nanocomposites and hybrid metal oxide nanofibers
  • Discusses applications of metal oxide nanofibers in sensing, biomedical fields, cleaning technologies, and energy
  • Emphasizes the structural, morphological and compositional properties of nanofibers and their effect on device performance


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Table of Contents

  • Section 1
    1 Fundamentals of electrospinning and safety
    2 Special techniques and advanced structures
    3 Nonelectrospun metal oxide nanofibers
    4 Polymer-metal oxide composite nanofibers

    Section 2
    5 Metal oxide nanofibers and biosensing
    6 Metal oxide-based nanofibers and their applications
    7 Metal oxide nanofibers for flexible organic electronics and sensors
    8 Role of metal oxide nanofibers in water purification
    9 Metal oxide nanofiber for air remediation via filtration, catalysis, and photocatalysis

    Section 3
    10 Piezoelectric application of metal oxide nanofibers
    11 Memristive applications of metal oxide nanofibers
    12 Metal oxide nanofibers in solar cells
    13 Metal oxide nanofiber-based electrodes in solid oxide fuel cells
    14 Synthesis of one-dimensional metal oxide-based crystals as energy storage materials
    15 Supercapacitors based on electrospun metal oxide nanofibers
    16 Thermoelectrics based on metal oxide nanofibers

Product details

  • No. of pages: 460
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: October 25, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128206294
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128209073

About the Editors

Vincenzo Esposito

Vincenzo Esposito is a Full Professor in “Ceramic Science and Engineering” and technology coordinator at the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark. He developed his career at Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, University of Florida, and at the Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares (IPEN) – Brazil. His research interest is primarily on functional inorganic nanomaterials and processing for emerging technologies in energy, catalysis, electromechanical, electronics, and electrochemical systems. His research profile lies at the frontiers between nanoionics, solid-state chemistry and advanced materials processing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Scientist, Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Debora Marani

Debora Marani is an Independent Scientist in “Material Science” with affiliation to the Centro de Engenharia, Modelagem e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo André (SP), Brazil. She obtained a master degree in Chemistry from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2002 and a “da Vinci Italian-French PhD” in Materials Science from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and Université Aix-Marseille in 2006. Over the years, she has been working on various topics in Materials Science in several academic environments in Italy, France, Japan, Brazil, and Denmark, often in close collaboration with the industry. Her scientific interest is in the development of innovative materials (ceramics, hybrids and polymers) and in their Energy and Environmental technologies applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Engineering, Modelling and Applied Social Sciences Center (CECS), Federal University of ABC (UFABC), Brazil.

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  • Vincenzo E. Thu Oct 28 2021

    In depth on ES technology for MeOx

    As one of the editors, I warmly reccomend this book for its excellent contributions, the variety of topics and the comprehensive approach to electrospinning techniques for functional metal oxides.

  • Ali M. Tue Sep 07 2021

    About this book

    As a co-authors of this project, I think the contents of this book are very useful for those working in the field of electrospinning.