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Title Metal oxides in energy technologies / edited by Yuping Wu
Edition First edition
Published London : Elsevier, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Metal oxides series
Metal oxides series
Contents Front Cover; Metal Oxides in Energy Technologies; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Editor's biography; Preface to the series; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction: Energy technologies and their role in our life; 1.1. Preparation methods of metal oxides and energy technologies; 1.2. Energy generation; 1.2.1. Solar cells; 1.2.2. Fuel cells; 1.2.3. Thermoelectric generators; 1.2.4. Nuclear reactors; 1.2.5. Motion energy harvesting; 1.2.6. Combustion; 1.3. Energy storage; 1.3.1. Batteries; 1.3.2. Supercapacitors; 1.4. Energy conversion; 1.4.1. Hydrogen economy; 1.4.2. Biodiesel production
1.4.3. Thermochemical cycles1.4.4. Energy-saving smart windows; 1.4.5. Superconductors in AC power transportation and transformation; 1.5. Energy and environment; 1.5.1. Emission control; 1.5.2. CO2 reduction; 1.6. About this book; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 2: Metal oxides in fuel cells; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Metal oxides in SOFCs; 2.2.1. Anode materials; Ni, Cu, and their modifications; CeO2 and its modification; Perovskites and their composites; 2.2.2. Electrolyte materials; ZrO2 and its composites; CeO2 and its composites Bi2O3 and its composites2.2.2.4. LaGaO3 and its composites; Oxyapatite and its composites; 2.2.3. Cathode materials; LaMnO3 and its modifications; LaCoO3 and its modification; A2BO4 and its modification; 2.3. Metal oxides in other fuel cells; 2.3.1. TiO2 and its composites; 2.3.2. SiO2 and its composites; 2.3.3. WO3 and its composites; 2.4. Outlook; Acknowledgment; References; Further reading; Chapter 3: Metal oxide-based thermoelectric materials; 3.1. Introduction; 3.1.1. Background; 3.1.2. Thermoelectric effect Power conversion efficiency3.1.2.2. Thermoelectric figure of merit; Thermopower or Seebeck coefficient; Electrical conductivity of metal oxide; Thermal conductivity; 3.1.3. Thermoelectric materials; 3.2. NaxCoO2 and NaxCo2O4; 3.3. Ca3Co4O9; 3.4. SrTiO3; 3.5. CaMnO3; 3.6. ZnO; 3.7. Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Mixed oxides in nuclear fuels; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. U-Pu MOX nuclear fuel; 4.2.1. Preparation method; MIcronized MASter blend method; Optimized co-milling process (OCOM); 4.2.2. Performance; 4.2.3. Recycling Pyrochemical reprocessing4.2.3.2. Electrochemical processing; 4.3. U-Th MOX nuclear fuel; 4.3.1. Preparation method; Impregnation technique; Sol-gel microsphere pelletization (SGMP) technique; 4.3.2. Performance; 4.4. Other MOXs; 4.4.1. CeO2-UO2 MOX nuclear fuel; Preparation method; Performance; 4.4.2. ThO2-PuO2 MOX nuclear fuel; Performance; Recycling; 4.5. Outlook; Acknowledgment; References; Further reading; Chapter 5: Piezoelectric energy harvesting systems with metal oxides; 5.1. Background
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 12, 2018)
Subject Metallic oxides
Transition metal catalysts
Metallic oxides.
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Inorganic.
Transition metal catalysts.
Form Electronic book
Author Wu, Yuping, editor
ISBN 0128104163 (electronic bk.)
9780128104163 (electronic bk.)