Providing the unique and vital link between the worlds of electrochemistry and nanomaterials, this reference and handbook covers advances in electrochemistry through the nanoscale control of electrode structures, as well as advances in nanotechnology through electrochemical synthesis strategies. It demonstrates how electrochemical methods are of great scientific and commercial interest due to their low cost and high efficiency, and includes the synthesis of nanowires, nanoparticles, nanoporous and layered nanomaterials of various compositions, as well as their applications -- ranging from superior electrode materials to energy storage, biosensors, and electroanalytical devices.
Ali Eftekhari is a professor of chemistry and the director of the Avicenna Institute of Technology. He is the founder of various MSc programs in the field of nanotechnology, and, in addition to his scientific activities, is involved in establishing effective strategies of research, such as the electrochemistry division of the Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) in Tehran, Iran. Professor Eftekhari is a Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology, has authored some 100 scientific publications while serving more than 40 leading journals as an editor or expert referee, has held over 200 presentations at international conferences, and has been a member of various advisory boards and scientific committees.
Electrochemically Synthesized Nanowire-Based Electrodes: Morphology and Transport Studies Electrochemical Characterization of Nanoparticles: Assembly and Their Charge Transfer at Interfaces Template-assisted Electrochemical Growth of Nanowires and Nanotubes Nanopores Formed by Anodization of Aluminium and Nanowire Arrays Grown in Porous Alumina Templates Functional Low-Scale Electrodes in Electrochemical Systems Top-Down Approaches to the Fabrication of Nanopatterned Electrodes Self-Organized Formation of Layered Nanostructures by Oscillatory Electrodeposition Electrochemical Corrosion Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Materials Nanostructured Active/Inactive Anodes for Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Synthesized by Mechanical Alloying Nanosized Titanate Oxides and Their Application in Energy Storage and Energy Conversion Selected Nanostructured Materials in Preparation of DNA Biosensors Noble Metal Nanomaterials: Applications in Electroanalysis Nanostructured Silica-derived Materials: Preparation, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties