C.H.I.P.S. HOME PAGE
ENGINEERING CATALOG
TITLE LIST
MANUAL ORDER FORM
ONLINE ORDER FORM
QUESTIONS COMMENTS

Energy Device Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices
by Charles C. Sorrell

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices is a comprehensive survey of major new developments in energy conversion devices, with contributions from an international group of leading innovators.

Features:

  • Provides detailed coverage of solar energy and thermoelectric conversion
  • Offers a comprehensive survey of new developments in this exciting field
  • Presents contributions from an international team of authors edited by leading experts in the field

Contents

Materials for photoelectrochemical devices

  • Photoelectrochemical kinetics
  • Photoelectrochemical wet solar cells for electricity generation
  • Photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) for hydrogen production
  • Photoconversion efficiency of HPPEC
  • Some criteria of suitable semiconductor photoelectrodes for efficient water-splitting

Photosensitive materials

  • Absorption and transport by same materials
  • Absorption and transport separated
  • Particle size determines properties
  • Molecular dynamics determine properties
  • Major material research challenges for photon energy conversion

Materials for solar cells

  • Present market status
  • Bulk silicon
  • Thin-film silicon
  • Halcogenide-based cells
  • Dye-sensitised cells
  • Organic and plastic cells

Defect chemistry of ternary oxides

  • Defect chemistry background
  • Determination of stoichiometry
  • Defect chemistry modeling

Introduction to Thermoelectricity

  • Thermodynamics of thermoelectric device
  • Microscopic theory of thermoelectric phenomena
  • Thermoelectric materials
  • Oxide thermoelectrics

The measurement of thermoelectricity

  • Seebeck coefficient
  • Electrical resisitivity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Simple evaluation of Z for module

Interface mass transport in oxide materials

  • Characterisation of defects in oxide ceramics by Positron Annihilation Lifetime
  • Spectroscopy
  • Mass transport in polycrystalline oxides

Surface properties of ionic conductors

  • Surfaces, segregation and nanoscaling in solid electrolytes
  • Electronic properties of solid electrolyte surfaces
  • Electrode interfaces and electrode potential scale
  • Index of used abbreviations and symbols

Fast ionic conductors

  • Oxide ion conductors
  • Flouride ion conductors
  • Proton conductors
  • Lithium ion conductors
  • Sodium ion conductors
  • Silver and copper ion conductors
  • Amorphous ionic conductors for energy applications
  • Ionic conduction mechanism of amorphous materials
  • Amorphous materials used for lithium batteries. Amorphous proton conductors

Oxygen ionic conductor

  • Fundamental features of oxygen ionic conductor
  • Current status of ionic conductors
  • Recent topics of typical oxygen ionic conductors

Solid oxide fuel cells

  • Basics of SOFCS
  • Component materials for SOFCs
  • SOFC operation test and analysis for the reaction at the electrode/electrolyte interfaces
  • Current status and future for the SOFC development

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

  • Efficiency of fuel cells
  • Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFC)
  • Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) and micro fuel cells

Immobilisation of high-level radioactive waste from nuclear reactor fuel

  • Generation of high level waste from nuclear fuel
  • Historical waste form development for reprocessing HLW
  • Candidate waste forms and disposition schemes
  • Inert matrix fuels
  • Geological disposal

Solid-state electrochemical gas sensors for emission control

  • Stabilized Zirconia-based gas sensors

Index

click here to see books videos cd-roms of related interest

ORDER NOW

Materials for Energy Conversion Devices
by Charles C. Sorrell
2005 416 pages $268.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

Go to Top of Page

copyright © 1997-2009 Culinary and Hospitality Industry Publications Services