Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems by Andres G. Munoz
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems
By Andres G. Munoz

Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems

Molecular and Electronic Aspects

By (author) See other recent books by Andres G. Munoz
Format: Hardback

Checking availability...



Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems by Andres G. Munoz

Book Description

Providing 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

Buy Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems book by Andres G. Munoz from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781439869253
ISBN-10: 1439869251
Classification: Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
Format: Hardback (235mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 348
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United States

You might also like...

Windmills and Wind Motors by F. E. Powell Windmills and Wind Motors by F. E. Powell

A guide that offers what you need to learn about the theory and construction of windmills, from small ones intended solely as models to those large enough to generate electricity. Providing what you need to get you on your way to building windmills, it includes instructions, illustrations, and designs for every part of the project.

Grand Energy Transition by Robert A. Hefner Grand Energy Transition by Robert A. Hefner

Written with the knowledge and authority of a major player in this industry, Hefner relates how misguided government policies and vested industry interests have contributed to our current energy problems and proposes a variety of measures that could encourage the use of natural gas, solar, wind, and hydrogen.

Computational Modeling in Lignocellulosic Biofuel Production by Mark Nimlos Computational Modeling in Lignocellulosic Biofuel Production by Mark Nimlos

This ACS Sympposium Series title presents recent advancements in the field.

Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Kevin Shea Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Kevin Shea

This practical guide shows how home, farm, and business owners can harness the wind on their properties to generate clean, safe, and reliable energy.

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Photoelectrochemical Solar Conversion Systems book by Andres G. Munoz and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Andres G. Munoz close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close