Nanomaterials for Green Energy

Nanomaterials for Green Energy

1st Edition - April 18, 2018

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  • Editors: Bharat A Bhanvase, Vijay B Pawade, Sanjay J. Dhoble, Shirish H. Sonawane, Muthupandian Ashokkumar
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137321
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137314

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Nanomaterials for Green Energy focuses on the synthesis, characterization and application of novel nanomaterials in the fields of green science and technology. This book contains fundamental information about the properties of novel nanomaterials and their application in green energy. In particular, synthesis and characterization of novel nanomaterials, their application in solar and fuel cells and batteries, and nanomaterials for a low-toxicity environment are discussed. It will provide an important reference resource for researchers in materials science and renewable energy who wish to learn more about how nanomaterials are used to create cheaper, more efficient green energy products.

Key Features

  • Provides fundamental information about the properties and application of new low-cost nanomaterials for green energy
  • Shows how novel nanomaterials are used to create more efficient solar cells
  • Offers solutions to common problems related to the use of materials in the development of energy- related technologies

Readership

Materials scientists, engineers, and those working in the green energy sector wanting to learn more about how novel nanomaterials can help to create cheaper, more efficient green energy products

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Advanced Nanomaterials
    2. Synthesis of Multifunctional Inorganic Materials: From Micrometer to Nanometer Dimensions
    3. Characterization Tools and Techniques for Nanomaterials
    4. Energy Harvesting Using Droplet
    5. Advanced Nanomaterials for Water Splitting and Hydrogen Generation
    6. Novel Nanomaterials as Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells
    7. Synthesis of Nanomaterials for Fuel Cell Applications
    8. Novel Nanomaterials for Solar Cell Devices
    9. Recent Progress on Hole-Transporting Materials for Perovskite-Sensitized Solar Cells
    10. Empowering the Future With Organic Solar Cell Devices
    11. Graphene-Based Materials for Clean Energy Applications
    12. Nanomaterials and Its Application for Clean Environment
    13. White Light-Emitting Novel Nanophosphors for LED Applications
    14. Scale-Up Technologies for Advanced Nanomaterials for Green Energy: Feasibilities and Challenges
    15. Advanced Nanomaterials for Green Energy: Current Status and Future Perspectives

Product details

  • No. of pages: 500
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: April 18, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137321
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137314

About the Editors

Bharat A Bhanvase

Dr. Bharat A. Bhanvase is currently working as Professor and Head in Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests focus on Wastewater Treatment, Solid Waste Management, Cavitation based processes for production, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Process Intensification, Microfluidics, and Nanofluids. He obtained Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Pune. He has written 29 book chapters in internationally renowned books, 3-edited book. Further, he is a recipient of the Young Scientists (Award) start- up research grant from Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi (India) in the year 2015. Also he was the recipient of Best Scientist Award from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University in 2017.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering Department, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Vijay B Pawade

Dr. Vijay B. Pawade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Physics, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. His research, focuses on rare earth doped oxide materials and their applications in LEDs and solar cell devices, photo catalysis and published 34 papers in international peer reviewed journals. He has edited two books in Elsevier, one book in CRC press as well as published author book in CRC press.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Laximarayan Institute of Technology, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India

Sanjay J. Dhoble

Sanjay J. Dhoble is Professor of Physics in Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India. His research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of solid state lighting nanomaterials as well as development of radiation dosimetry phosphors using thermoluminescence, mechanoluminescence and lyoluminescence techniques.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Physics, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India

Shirish H. Sonawane

Professor Shirish Sonawane currently workings as Professor at NIT Warangal India and head SRIC center for sponsored research and Industrial Consultancy. He has published more than 200 SCI journal and 36 book chapters and 2 books. He has filed 19 patents out of them 6 patent he been granted. Presently 2 PDF, 7 PhD and 2 M. Tech students are working and 17 Ph.Ds are awarded. Sonoprocess engineering, cavitation based Nanotechnology, Waste water treatment, process development for nanoparticle synthesis, polymer nanocomposite etc. are some of the interest fields. He received funding from MeitY, Govt. of India (2021) and DST WTI project, Govt. of India (2021), earlier he got international projects such as Indo-Tunisia Bilateral Project sponsored by DST, Govt. of India (2017), Indo-Russia DST-RFBR (2018), IMPRINT SERB project (2020), BIRAC-SRISTI- GYTI project, Govt. of India (2017), Department of Information and Technology, Government of India (2014). He is having more than 6000 citations. He is having international collaborations with Australia, Portugal, Russia, Malaysia, Tunisia etc. Dr. Sonawane had also dealt with 19 consultancy projects and 25 Research and development projects sponsored by various international and Indian government agencies and few of the projects are transferred in technology form to respective organization or industry. Dr. Shirish Sonawane has effectively combined synthesis and characterization of novel nano materials for successful application in state of the art processes such as paints, coatings, nano fluids, wastewater treatment, nanofiltration, fuel cells, and membranes. He is recipient of BOYSCAST Fellowship from DST, (2008-2009); Heritage Fellowship from Erasmus Mundus Program (European commission) in 2013; DST Young Scientists award (2007); Institution of Engineers India award (2016); Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences award (2016); (2017), BIRAC-SRISTI- GYTI award (2017), V.N.M.M award from IIT-Roorkee (2017), Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences award (2017), Institution of Engineers India (2017), Alexander Von Humboldt Connect Program Germany (2020), NASI member (2020), NAWA (2020), IIChE Award for the Year 2020: Hindustan Dorr-Oliver Award (2020). He is the editorial board member of Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Nanoscience, Advances in Nanoparticles; Journal of Foods and Raw materials; Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering and Chief Editor of Scientific Journal of Bulletin of the SUS University Series -Food and Biotechnology. He is the reviewer of several international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana State, India

Muthupandian Ashokkumar

Muthupandian Ashokkumar is Professor of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Australia. His research focuses on the ultrasonic synthesis of functional nano- and biomaterials that can be used in energy production, environmental remediation and diagnostic and therapeutic medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Australia

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  • L.F. K. Tue Jun 26 2018

    Nanomaterials for Green Energy 1st Edition

    The book is very excellent, it is addressing and solving the challenges that we are having currently in the whole world especially the topics likes Nanomaterials and Its Application for Clean Environment, Empowering the Future With Organic Solar Cell Devices Graphene-Based Materials for Clean Energy Applications, Advanced Nanomaterials for Green Energy: Current Status and Future Perspectives and White Light-Emitting Novel Nanophosphors for LED Applications. It is even show you in which new direction is research moving. The book is written in very good and simple English. I’m going to make sure that I have it on our library shelf and even in my office.

  • Dr. Y. Sun Apr 29 2018

    Nanomaterials for Green Energy

    This book covered all content related to properties and application of Nanomaterials in energy conversion and storage devices. Really helpful for researchers.