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Nanostructured Materials in Electrochemistry

Nanostructured Materials in Electrochemistry

Ali Eftekhari (Editor), Richard C. Alkire (Foreword by), Yury Gogotsi (Foreword by), Patrice Simon (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-3-527-62150-7

Feb 2008

489 pages


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.
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