Carbons for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion by Francois Beguin, Elzbieta Frackowiak

By Francois Beguin, Elzbieta Frackowiak

As carbons are typical in strength garage and conversion platforms, there's a quickly starting to be desire for an up to date booklet that describes their actual, chemical, and electrochemical houses. Edited via these accountable for starting up the main revolutionary convention on Carbon for strength garage and atmosphere security (CESEP), this publication surely fills this desire. Written in collaboration with admired scientists in carbon technology and its energy-related functions, Carbons for Electrochemical power garage and Conversion structures offers the main entire and updated assurance on hand on carbon fabrics for software in electrochemical power garage and conversion. The textual content stories diversified carbon fabrics and their exact physicochemical houses and offers an in-depth overview in their wide-ranging applications—including lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, gasoline cells, and first cells. spotting that almost all scientists concerned with those purposes are fabrics scientists instead of electrochemists, the textual content starts off with a assessment of electrochemical rules and strategies. It then covers the various different types of conventional sp2 carbons, introduces novel recommendations for getting ready complicated carbons, and describes the most physicochemical homes which keep an eye on the electrochemical habit of carbons. the second one 1/2 the e-book makes a speciality of study and gives a wealth of unique info on commercial purposes. whole with an abundance of figures, tables, equations, and case stories, this ebook is the correct one-stop reference for researchers, engineers, and scholars engaged on constructing the carbon-based strength garage and conversion platforms of the next day.

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1 Polycrystalline Graphite Blocks................................................................... 2 Cokes and Mesocarbon Microbeads ............................................................ 5 Novel Carbonization Processes .................................................................................. 1 Template Method.......................................................................................... 3 Defluorination ..............................................................................................

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