Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems
Molecular and Electronic Aspects
By (author) Andres G. Munoz
Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems by Andres G. Munoz
Book DescriptionProviding new insights into the molecular and electronic processes involved in the conversion of sunlight into chemical products, Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems: Molecular and Electronic Aspects begins with an historical overview and a survey of recent developments in the electrochemistry of semiconductors and spectroscopic techniques. It then provides a comprehensive introduction to the science of conversion cells, reviews current issues and potential directions, and covers a wide range of materials from organic to inorganic cells. Employing a tutorial organization with balanced coverage of electrochemistry and solar energy conversion, this book covers: * The conversion of sunlight into chemical energy and different actual conversion concepts * Electrochemical methods for the construction and characterization of electrolyte-metal-oxide-semiconductor contacts (EMOS) in the nanodimensions, the so-called nano-emitter concept, including the electrochemical formation of metal clusters of catalytic metals and the formation of passivating layers by anodization * The fundamentals of electrocatalysis with emphasis on the hydrogen evolution reaction and the electrochemical CO2 reduction * Classical and quantum mechanical theories of electron transfer reactions in metal-electrolyte interfaces and their relation with surface electronics * The physicochemical characterization of the model system Si-SiOx-metal-electrolyte by means of modern electrochemical, surface, and spectroscopic methods * Improvements of conversion efficiency by means of optical effects, for example, the generation of surface plasmons by nano-dimensioned arrangements of optically active metals
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781439869253
Classification: Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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