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PART 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES
1. Nanotechnology-based fuel cells (nano fuel cells): An introduction
2. Methods for design and fabrication of nano fuel cells
3. Methods for characterization and evaluation of nano fuel cells
4. Types of fuel cells adapted to miniaturization
5. Types of fuel adapted to nanofabrication
6. Modeling of transport phenomena and reaction processes in nano fuel cells
7. Microfluidic concept-based fuel cells
8. Nanoscale interface techniques for standardized integration of nano fuel cells
9. Mathematical modeling for fuel cells
PART 2: NANOSTRUCTURES AND NANOMATERIALS FOR FUEL CELLS
10. Nanostructures and nanomaterials for fuel cells: An introduction
11. Shape-controlled metal nanoparticles for fuel cell applications
12. Metal-organic frameworks for fuel cell technologies
13. Covalent organic framework-based materials as electrocatalysts for fuel cells
14. Nano-membrane in fuel cells
15. Nanostructures and nanomaterials in microbial fuel cells
16. Nanomaterials in bio-fuel cells (nano-bio-interface/nano-biofilm interaction in bio-fuel cells)
17. Nanomaterials for electrolyte materials in fuel cells
18. Nano electrocatalysts for fuel cells
19. Advanced carbon-based nanostructured materials for fuel cells
20. Metal‐free doped carbon nanomaterials as electrocatalysts for fuel cells
21. Nanocarbon-based catalysts for low-temperature fuel cells
PART 3: APPLICATIONS
22. High performance hydrogen powered vehicles (Fuel cell electric vehicles)
23. Sensing application (Electrochemical sensors)
24. Fuel cell-on-a-chip
25. Fuel cell-based hybrid power supply
26. Self-power systems/devices
27. Applications of nanotechnology in energy harvesting
28. Applications of nanotechnology-based fuel cells in wastewater treatment
29. Regulatory, toxicological and environmental issues of nano fuel cells
30. Scalability of nano fuel cells for industrial application
31. Nano fuel cell recycling (nanomaterials recycling)
32. Recycled nanomaterials for fuel cells
33. Durability of nano fuel cells (effect of nanomaterials on the durability of fuel cells)
Nanotechnology in Fuel Cells focuses on the use of nanotechnology in macroscopic and nanosized fuel cells to enhance their performance and lifespan. The book covers the fundamental design concepts and promising applications of nanotechnology-enhanced fuel cells and their advantages over traditional fuel cells in portable devices, including longer shelf life and lower cost. In the case of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), nano-membranes could provide 100 times higher conductivity of hydrogen ions in low humidity conditions than traditional membranes. For hydrogen fuel cell, nanocatalysts (Pt hybrid nanoparticles) could provide 12 times higher catalytic activity.
This is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who are looking to understand how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient macro- and nanosized fuel cells.
- Outlines how fuel cells can be nanoengineered to enhance their performance and lifespan
- Covers a variety of fuel cell types, including proton-exchange membrane fuel cells and hydrogen-based fuel cells
- Assesses the major challenges of nanoengineering fuel cells at an industrial scale
Materials Scientists and Engineers
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- 1st January 2022
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Huaihe Song is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, College of Materials and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China. He has 28 years of experience in the field of carbon materials research. His research area is in the preparation of advanced carbon materials and their applications including, pitch-based carbon materials (mesophase pitch and mesocarbon microbeads), carbon nanomaterials (carbon nanotubes, graphene, carbon-encapsulated metal nanomaterials and onion-like carbons), carbon-based materials for energy storage (lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors), and mesoporous carbons (ordered mesoporous carbons and carbon aerogels).
Professor, State key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, College of Materials and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
Tuan Anh Nguyen is Head of the Microanalysis Department, Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam. His research focuses on advanced nanomaterials, and nanotechnology for corrosion and materials integrity in transportation systems. Tuan Anh Nguyen received his BSc in Physics from Hanoi University in 1992, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Paris Diderot University (France) in 2003. He was a Visiting Scientist at Seoul National University (South Korea, 2004) and University of Wollongong (Australia, 2005). He then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Research Scientist in the Montana State University (USA), 2006-2009. In 2012, he was appointed as the Head of the Microanalysis Department at Institute for Tropical Technology (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology). His research activities include smart coatings, conducting polymers, corrosion and protection of metals/concrete, antibacterial materials, and advanced nanomaterials.
Head, Microanalysis Department, Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Dr Ghulam Yasin is an Academic Researcher at the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, at the State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites, College of Energy, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China. His research area is in low-dimensional, nano and 2D materials, preparation of carbon materials, including graphene, carbon nanotubes and heteroatoms doped carbon nanoarchitectures for energy storage and conversion devices/technologies, and designing and preparation of multifunctional nanocomposites for various engineering applications.
Academic Researcher, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites, College of Energy, Beijing Univeristy of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
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