Tin Oxide Materials

Tin Oxide Materials

Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition - October 1, 2019

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  • Editor: Ghenadii Korotcenkov
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128159248
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162798

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Tin Oxide Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications discusses the latest in metal oxides, an emerging area in electronic materials. As more is learned about this important materials system, more functionalities and applications have been revealed. This key reference on the topic covers important material that is ideal for materials scientists, materials engineers and materials chemists who have been introduced to metal oxides as a general category of materials, but want to take the next step and learn more about a specific material.

Key Features

  • Provides a complete resource on tin oxide materials systems, including in-depth discussions of properties, their synthesis, modelling methods, and applications
  • Presents information on the well-investigated SnO2, but also includes discussions on its emerging stoichiometries, such as SnO and Sn3O4
  • Includes the most relevant applications in varistors, sensing devices, fuel cells, transistors, biological studies, and much more


Materials scientists, materials chemists, materials engineers, electrical engineers, chemists, physicists

Table of Contents

  • Dedicatory
    Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi
    Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi
    1. Introduction to Tin Oxide Materials
    Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi
    2. The structure and electronic structure of Tin Oxides
    Graeme Watson, Ailbhe L. Gavin, Aoife K. Lucid and Julia Savioli
    3. Electrical properties of tin oxide materials
    Pedro Henrique Suman
    4. Optical properties of tin oxide materials
    Vinita Sharma
    5. Surface and interface electronic properties of tin oxide
    Celso Manuel Aldao
    6. Health and environment perspective of tin nanocompounds: a safety approach
    Jose M. Granjeiro, Rebecca Cruz, Paulo Emilio Leite, Sara Gemini-Piperni, Leonardo Da Cunha Boldrini Sr. and Ana Ribeiro
    7. Tin oxide nanomaterilas: active centers and gas sensor properties
    Alexander Gaskov, Marina Rumyantseva and Artem Marikutsa
    8. Tin oxide thin films
    Khalifa Aguir
    9. Preparation of tin oxide nanoestructures by chemical vapor deposition
    Isabel Sayago, Esther Hontañón Sr. and Manuel Aleixandre
    10. Tin chalcogenides and nanocomposites
    Xiaogan Li and Ding Gu
    11. Tin oxide-based varistors
    Paulo Roberto Bueno Sr.
    12. Application of tin oxide in sensing devices
    Nicolae Barsan, Anna Staerz, Takuya Suzuki and Udo Weimar
    13. The use of tin oxide in fuel cells
    Paul Inge Dahl, Alejandro Oyarce Barnett, Francisco Alcaide Monterrubio and Luis Cesar Colmenares Rausseo
    14. Tin oxide based electrodes in Li-batteries
    Isamu Moriguchi
    15. Tin oxide based thin film transistors
    Hongtao Cao
    16. Electrolyte Gated Transistors using Tin oxide
    Clara Santato, Fabio Cicoira, Irina Valitova and Xiang Meng
    17. Tin oxide based electrochomics
    Ling Bing Kong
    18. Application of tin oxide based materials in catalysis
    Ganapti V. Shanbhag and Pandian Manjunathan
    19. Photocatalysis and Hydrogen Production from Water Solution
    Naoto Umezawa, Wei Zhou, Junjie Wang, Toyokazu Tanabe and Hideki Abe
    20. Transparent and conductive applications of tin oxide
    Ruidi Li, Fangsheng Mei and Tiechui Yuan
    21. Biological studies with Tin oxide materials
    Hsin Chen

Product details

  • No. of pages: 666
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: October 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128159248
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162798

About the Series Editor

Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Ghenadii Korotcenkov received his Ph.D. in Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Materials and Devices in 1976, and his Doctor Habilitate Degree in Physics and Mathematics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics in 1990. Long time he was a leader of scientific Gas Sensor Group and manager of various national and international scientific and engineering projects carried out in Laboratory of Micro- and Optoelectronics, Technical University of Moldova, supported from International Foundations and Programs such as CRDF, MRDA, IREX, ICTP, INTAS, INCO-COPERNICUS, COST, NATO. From 2007 to 2008, he was an invited scientist in Korean Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea. Then, until the end of 2017 Dr. G. Korotcenkov was a research professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea. Currently Dr. G. Korotcenkov is the research professor at the Department of Physics and Engineering at the Moldova State University, Chisinau, the Rep. of Moldova. Specialists from Former Soviet Union know G. Korotcenkov’s research results in the field of study of Schottky barriers, MOS structures, native oxides, and photoreceivers on the base of III-Vs compounds very well. His current research interests include material sciences focused on metal oxides, surface science, and the design of thin film gas sensors and thermoelectric convertors. Dr. G. Korotcenkov is either the author or editor of 39 books, published by Momentum Press, CRC Press, Springer (USA) and Harbin Institute of Technology Press (China). He is the author and coauthor of more than 600 scientific publications, including 30 review papers, 38 book chapters, and more than 200 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-factor = 42 [Scopus] and h-factor = 51 [Google Scholar citation]). Besides, Dr. G. Korotcenkov is a holder of 17 patents. He has presented more than 250 reports at national and international conferences, including 17 invited talks. Dr. G. Korotcenkov was co-organizer of more than 10 international scientific conferences. Research activities of Dr. G. Korotcenkov are honored by the Prize of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (2019), an Award of the Supreme Council of Science and Advanced Technology of the Republic of Moldova (2004); Prize of the Presidents of the Ukrainian, Belarus, and Moldovan Academies of Sciences (2003); and National Youth Prize of the Republic of Moldova in the field of science and technology (1980), among others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Department of Physics and Engineering, Moldova State University, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

About the Editor

Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi

Dr. Orlandi received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at the Federal Unviersity of São Carlos in Brazil in 2005 studying nanostructures based on SnO2. He was a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the years 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015. He is now the head of the Electron Microscopy Center of the Chemistry Institute of Araraquara and Associate Professor at the Chemistry Institute at São Paulo State University. His main research focus is ceramic materials, studying the growth mechanism and properties of semiconductors.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil

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