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Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128217139

Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells

1st Edition

Characterization, Design, and Electrocatalysis

Editor: Fatih Şen
Paperback ISBN: 9780128217139
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2021
Page Count: 572
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Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of electrochemistry
    2. Nanomaterials and their classification: An introduction
    3. The electrochemical mechanism and transport phenomenon of liquid fuel cells
    4. The material development and characterization of direct alcohol fuel cells
    5. Fundamentals of alcohol fuel cells
    6. The electrocatalysts with pH of the electrolyte for the complete pathways of the oxidation reactions
    7. Pt-based catalysts for alcohol oxidation
    8. Monometallic nanomaterials for direct alcohol fuel cells
    9. Bimetallic nanomaterials for direct alcohol fuel cells
    10. Ternary/quaternary nanomaterials for direct alcohol fuel cells
    11. Catalysts for high-temperature fuel cell operated by alcohol fuels
    12. Porous materials for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
    13. The novel materials structures and compositions for alcohol oxidation reaction
    14. Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposite membranes for high-temperature PEM methanol fuel cells
    15. Fabrication and properties of polymer electrolyte membranes (PEM) for direct methanol fuel cell applications
    16. Carbonaceous nanomaterials (carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, and nanofibers) for alcohol fuel cells
    17. Carbon-based nanomaterials for alcohol fuel cells
    18. Dendrimer-based nanocomposites for alcohol fuel cells
    19. Metal organic framework-based nanocomposites for alcohol fuel cells
    20. Carbon-polymer hybrid supported nanomaterials for alcohol fuel cells
    21. Polymer-based nanocatalysts for alcohol fuel cells
    22. Different synthesis methods of nanomaterials for direct alcohol fuel cells
    23. The synthesis and characterization of size-controlled bimetallic nanoparticles
    24. The synthesis and characterization of size-controlled monometallic nanoparticles
    25. Topics on the fundamentals of the alcohol oxidation reactions in acid and alkaline electrolytes
    26. Direct alcohol-fed solid oxide fuel cells
    27. The commercial aspects of direct alcohol fuel cells

Description

Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells: Characterization, Design, and Electrocatalysis explains nanomaterials and nanocomposites, along with their characterization, manufacturing, and the design of direct alcohol fuel cells. The use of nanotechnology in DAFCs is vital due to their role in the synthesis of nanocatalysts within the manufacturing process. This book covers different aspects of nanocomposites fabrication, including their preparation, design and characterization techniques for fuel cell applications.

This book is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers, energy scientists and electrochemists who are seeking to improve their understanding of how nanomaterials are being used to enhance the efficiency and lower the cost of DAFCs.

Key Features

  • Shows how nanomaterials are being used for the design and manufacture of DAFCs
  • Explores how nanotechnology is being used to enhance synthesis and catalysis processes to create the next generation of fuel cells
  • Assesses the major challenges of producing nanomaterial-based DAFCs on an industrial scale

Readership

Materials scientists, engineers, energy scientists, and electrochemists.


Details

No. of pages:
572
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st August 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128217139

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About the Editor

Fatih Şen

Fatih Şen is a Full Professor and Head of the Şen Research Group, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science and Art, Dumlupinar University, Turkey. Dr Şen’s research focuses on energy and sensor applications of nanomaterials. This is his second book for Elsevier, following 'Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Applications', which was published in 2020.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor and Head of the Şen Research Group, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science and Art, Dumlupinar University, Kütahya, Turkey