Fuel Cell Science: Theory, Fundamentals, and Biocatalysis (The Wiley Series on Electrocatalysis and Electrochemistry)

Fuel Cell Science: Theory, Fundamentals, and Biocatalysis (The Wiley Series on Electrocatalysis and Electrochemistry)

By: Jens Norskov (editor), Andrzej Wieckowski (editor), S. Gottesfeld (foreword_author)Hardback

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This book provides a modern problem-solving compendium to help meet challenges in fuel cell science and technology worldwide. Along with the scientific foundation of this technology, the coverage includes recently developed strategies for the design, preparation, and characterization of catalytic materials for fuel cell electrodes, especially for new fuel cell cathodes. The methodology described includes a wide spectrum of methods for spurring new fuel cell catalysis concepts and improving existing designs to increase their performance. This is a key resource for a wide range of engineering and research scientist, professionals, and entrepreneurs.

About Author

Andrzej Wieckowski is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Wieckowski pioneered the development of the method now known as Electrochemical NMR (EC-NMR) that combines metal/surface NMR and electrochemistry for studies of interfaces. Jens K. Norskov is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Photon Science, Stanford University, and Director of the Center for Interface Science and Catalysis at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. His research interests include the theoretical description of surfaces, catalysis, electrochemistry, materials, nanostructures, and biomolecules.

Contents

Foreword. Preface. Preface to the Wiley Series on Electrocatalysis and Electrochemistry. Contributors. 1. Hydrogen Reactions on Nanostructured Surfaces (Holger Wolfschmidt, Odysseas Paschos, and Ulrich Stimming). 2. Comparison of Electrocatalysis and Bioelectrocatalysis of Hydrogen and Oxygen Redox Reactions (Marc T. M. Koper and Hendrik A. Heering). 3. Design of Palladium-Based Alloy Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction in Fuel Cells (Sung Jong Yoo and Yung-Eun Sung). 4. Mechanism of an Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction at Platinum-Based Electrocatalysts: Identification and Quantification of Oxygen Species Adsorbed on Electrodes by X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (Mitsuru Wakisaka, Hiroyuki Uchida, and Masahiro Watanabe). 5. Biocathodes for Dioxygen Reduction in Biofuel Cells (Renata Bilewicz and Marcin Opallo). 6. Platinum Monolayer Electrocatalysts: Improving Structure and Activity (Kotaro Sasaki, Miomir B. Vukmirovic, Jia X. Wang, and Radoslav R. Adzic). 7. The Importance of Enzymes: Benchmarks for Electrocatalysts (Fraser A. Armstrong). 8. Approach to Microbial Fuel Cells and Their Applications (Juan Pablo Busalmen, Abraham Esteve-Nunez, and Juan Miguel Feliu). 9. Half-Cell Investigations of Cathode Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells: From Model Systems to High-Surface-Area Catalysts (Matthias Arenz and Nenad M. Markovic). 10. Nanoscale Phenomena in Catalyst Layers for PEM Fuel Cells: From Fundamental Physics to Benign Design (Karen Chan, Ata Roudgar, Liya Wang, and Michael Eikerling). 11. Fuel Cells with Neat Proton-Conducting Salt Electrolytes (Dominic Gervasio). 12. Vibrational Spectroscopy for the Characterization of PEM Fuel Cell Membrane Materials (Carol Korzeniewski). 13. Ab Initio Electrochemical Properties of Electrode Surfaces (Ismaila Dabo, Yanli Li, Nic-ephore Bonnet, and Nicola Marzari). 14. Electronic Structure and Reactivity of Transition Metal Complexes (Heather J. Kulik and Nicola Marzari). 15. Quantitative Description of Electron Transfer Reactions (Patrick H.-L. Sit, Agostino Migliore, Michael L. Klein, and Nicola Marzari). 16. Understanding Electrocatalysts for Low-Temperature Fuel Cells (Peter Ferrin, Manos Mavrikakis, Jan Rossmeisl, and Jens K. Norskov). 17. Operando XAS Techniques: Past, Present, and Future (Christina Roth and David E. Ramaker). 18. Operando X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (Eugene S. Smotkin and Carlo U. Segre). 19. New Concepts in the Chemistry and Engineering of Low-Temperature Fuel Cells (Fikile R. Brushett, Paul. J. A Kenis, and Andrzej Wieckowski). Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470410295
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9780470410295
  • weight: 1024
  • ISBN10: 0470410299

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