Nanostructured Semiconductor Oxides for the Next Generation of Electronics and Functional Devices: Properties and Applications

Nanostructured Semiconductor Oxides for the Next Generation of Electronics and Functional Devices: Properties and Applications

by Serge Zhuiykov

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ISBN-13: 9781782422242
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 02/14/2014
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 466
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Serge Zhuiykov is a Senior Full Professor at the Department of Applied Analytical&Physical Chemistry of the Gent University Global Campus (GUGC), South Korea. He is also a Director of Centre for Environmental&Energy Research at GUGC, South Korea.

Table of Contents

  • About the author
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgements
  • Dedication
  • 1: Electrons and holes in a semiconductor
    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Order and disorder in semiconductor crystals
    • 1.2 Electrical conductivity of semiconductor crystals
    • 1.3 Mechanisms of n- and p-type conductivity
    • 1.4 The energy spectrum of an electron in an infinite crystal lattice
    • 1.5 The energy spectrum of an electron in a finite crystal lattice
    • 1.6 Statistics of electrons and holes in semiconductors
    • 1.7 Limits of the band theory of semiconductors
    • 1.8 State-of-the-art techniques for characterization of nanostructured semiconductors
  • 2: Structural and chemical modification of semiconductor nanocrystals
    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Vapour-phase material growth
    • 2.3 Solution-phase material growth
    • 2.4 Vertical and horizontal alignment strategies
    • 2.5 Doping of metal oxide semiconductor systems
    • 2.6 Energy harvesting based on semiconductor piezoelectric nanostructures
    • 2.7 Physical electrochemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals
    • 2.8 Structural and electrochemical properties of semiconductor nanocrystals
  • 3: Electronic devices and functional structures based on nanostructured semiconductors
    • Abstract
    • 3.1 Introduction to novel nanoscale devices from nanostructured semiconductors
    • 3.2 Tunable electronic devices
    • 3.3 Optoelectronics based on nanostructured semiconductors
    • 3.4 Resonators and cantilevers based on nanostructured semiconductors
    • 3.5 Functional structures: carbon nanotubes
    • 3.6 Carbon nanotubes for environmental sensors
  • 4: Two-dimensional semiconductor nanocrystals: new direction in science and technology
    • Abstract
    • 4.1 Physical and chemical properties of graphene
    • 4.2 The impact of these properties on science and industry
    • 4.3 Chalcogenide semiconductor nano-crystals
    • 4.4 Titanium dioxide nanocrystals
    • 4.5 Molybdenum trioxide nanocrystals
    • 4.6 Tungsten trioxide nanocrystals
    • 4.7 Niobium pentoxide nanocrystals
    • 4.8 Tantalum pentoxide nanocrystals
    • 4.9 Zinc oxide nanocrystals
    • 4.10 Impact of combining two-dimensional semiconductor nanocrystals into three-dimensional structure
  • 5: Composite graphene/semiconductor nanostructures for energy storage
    • Abstract
    • 5.1 Performance of graphene in lithium ion batteries
    • 5.2 Performance of graphene in electrochemical capacitors
    • 5.3 Prospects of using graphene in lithium ion batteries (LIBs) and electrochemical capacitors (ECs)
    • 5.4 Composite graphene/semiconductor nanocrystals in LIBs and ECs
    • 5.5 Development of three-dimensional conductive networks
    • 5.6 Nanostructured thermopower wave sources
  • 6: Nanostructured semiconductor composites for solar cells
    • Abstract
    • 6.1 Operating principle of a liquid-junction photovoltaic cell
    • 6.2 Nanostructured semiconductors as solar harvesting materials: strategic potential of inorganic semiconductors in photovoltaics
    • 6.3 Principles of inorganic solid-state nanostructured solar cells
    • 6.4 Structured transparent electron conductors
    • 6.5 Semiconductor quantum dot absorbers
    • 6.6 Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)
    • 6.7 Future trends in technological development
  • 7: Nanostructured semiconductor composites for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)
    • Abstract
    • 7.1 Introduction to materials and designs for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)
    • 7.2 Nanostructured cathode materials
    • 7.3 Electrolytes for SOFCs
    • 7.4 Nanostructured anode materials
    • 7.5 Interconnects for SOFCs
    • 7.6 Miniaturisation of SOFCs
    • 7.7 Low-temperature SOFCs
    • 7.8 Toward further performance increase of SOFCs at lower temperatures
    • 7.9 Rational SOFC material design: new advances and tools
    • 7.10 SOFC applications and markets
  • 8: Semiconductor nanocrystals in environmental sensors
    • Abstract
    • 8.1 Solid-state pH sensors
    • 8.2 Electrochemical dissolved oxygen (DO) sensors
    • 8.3 Conductivity measurements
    • 8.4 Antifouling technologies for solid-state water quality sensors
    • 8.5 Solid-state turbidity sensors
    • 8.6 Solid-state dissolved organic carbon (DOC) sensors
    • 8.7 Solid-state dissolved metal ion sensors
    • 8.8 Future trends
  • Index

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