Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy

Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy

1st Edition - July 9, 2021

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  • Editors: Sheila Devasahayam, Chaudhery Hussain
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216996
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128217092

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Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy addresses key challenges faced in major energy sectors as the world strives for more affordable and renewable energy sources. The book collates and discusses the latest innovations in nanotechnology for energy applications, providing a comprehensive single resource for those interested in renewable energy. Chapters cover a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy.  Materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientists interested in the application and evaluation of innovative nano tools and devices in renewable energy technologies will find this book very valuable. Nanotechnology can help to reduce energy consumption and lessen toxicity burdens on the environment. Despite the rapid growth of development and use of nanotechnology in the modern world, there are still challenges faced by researchers and development groups in industry and academia. This book helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant research, presenting important information on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability.

Key Features

  • Covers a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy
  • Offers an insight into the commercialization and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology for renewable energy
  • Helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant information, presenting important research on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability

Readership

Materials scientists, engineers, environmental scientists and those working in renewable energy initiatives in academia and R&D

Table of Contents

  • SECTION 1 - Modern perspective of renewable energy with Nano tools & devices

    1. High-performance polymer applications for renewable energy

    2. Nanocomposite polymer electrolytes for energy devices

    3. Nanodispersed polymer gels used as electrolytes in lithium-ion Batteries

    SECTION 2 - Nano tools & devices-synthesis, fabrication & characterization

    4. Surface modification of all-inorganic lead halide perovskite Nanocrystals

    5. Nanomaterials in renewable energy: UV-Visible spectroscopy characterization and applications

    6. Describing nanoclusters as the way forward for hydrogen economy using Pd nanoclusters as a base

    SECTION 3 - Nano energy generation tools & devices

    7. Triboelectric nanogenerators for scavenging biomechanical energy: fabrication process to its self-powered applications

    8. Nanogenerators: a new paradigm in blue energy harvesting

    9. Nanostructures as a tool for energy generation

    SECTION 4 - Nano energy storage tools & devices

    10. Electrospun PVDF-based composite nanofabrics: an emerging trend toward energy harvesting

    11. Polymer and polymer-based nanocomposite materials for Energy

    12. Solid-state hydrogen storage as a future renewable energy Technology

    SECTION 5 - Nanotools and devices in wind power energy

    13. Micro- and nanodevices for wind energy harvesting

    SECTION 6 Nano tools & devices in solar power energy

    14. Perovskite solar cells as modern nano tools and devices in solar power energy

    15. Nanotools and devices in solar power energy

    16. Nanocrystalline oxides as alternative materials for spectrally selective solar absorber coatings

    17. Solar power energy derived from nanotools and devices

    SECTION 7 - Nanotools and devices in geothermal energy

    18. Nanotools and nanodevices in geothermal energy

    SECTION 8 - Green energy & sustainable future

    19. Nanotechnology for green energy and sustainable future

    20. Comparison of energy consumption between the old and modern houses in Sydney

    21. Application of nanoscience in alternative energies

    SECTION 9 - Economics & commercialization nano tools & devices

    22. Eco-friendly cost-effective energy-storage device for the benefit of society

Product details

  • No. of pages: 620
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: July 9, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216996
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128217092

About the Editors

Sheila Devasahayam

Sheila Devasahayam
Dr. Devasahayam is a senior research fellow at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia, currently focusing on carbon dioxide reduction through advanced energy conversion and utilization technologies and energy and emission reductions towards sustainable processing of materials. She has already edited Sustainability in Mineral and Energy Sectors, CRC Press 2017. She has authored many peer-reviewed papers in related areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on Application of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (around 100) scientific monographs and books in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

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