Materials for Energy Storage, Generation and Transport: Volume 730

Overview

Recent events highlight the importance of energy generation and distribution of power in today's society. It is clear that while additional large-scale power generation will have to address long-term societal issues such as safety and environmental impact, enhancing the efficiency of our day-to-day devices (transport, heating/refrigeration, home electronics, etc.) requires mainly the development of new materials with improved properties. This MRS volume, first published in 2002, focuses on materials issues in the...
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Overview

Recent events highlight the importance of energy generation and distribution of power in today's society. It is clear that while additional large-scale power generation will have to address long-term societal issues such as safety and environmental impact, enhancing the efficiency of our day-to-day devices (transport, heating/refrigeration, home electronics, etc.) requires mainly the development of new materials with improved properties. This MRS volume, first published in 2002, focuses on materials issues in the low-scale generation, storage and transport of energy-photovoltaics, batteries, fuel cells and other small-scale devices. Materials limitations of these technologies are also addressed. Topics include: lithium batteries; hydrogen fuel cells and hydrogen storage; materials for solar energy; solid oxide fuel cells; materials for power in space; disordered and nanoscale materials for energy applications; and thermoelectrics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107411852
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/5/2014
  • Series: MRS Proceedings
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.51 (d)

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