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Materials for Sustainable Energy A Collection of Peer-Reviewed Research and Review Articles from Nature Publishing Group

Dusastre, Vincent

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  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (300 p.)
  • ISBNs 1283144905, 9786613144904, 9814317667
  • OCLC ocn740444809

Summary

  • The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties can lead to energy-production alternatives that have the potential to compete with existing technologies. In terms of alternative means to generate electricity that utilize renewable energy sources, the most dramatic breakthroughs for both mobile (i

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  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English

Contents

  • CONTENTS; PREFACE; RESEARCH INITIATIVES TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE HANDLING OF ENERGY; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; THERMOELECTRIC CONVERTERS; BATTERIES AND SUPERCAPACITORS; FUEL CELLS; HYDROGEN GENERATION AND STORAGE; SUPERCONDUCTORS
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