For Researchers, Students, Industrial Professionals, and Manufacturers
Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies is your guide to improved catalytic performance in the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2). Written by electrochemical energy scientists actively involved in environmental research and development, this book addresses the biggest challenge to CO2 electrochemical reduction-low performance of the electrocatalysts-and outlines practical applications for the effective use of CO2. The authors discuss the development of electrochemical energy devices and consider environmental protection on a macroscopic and microscopic scale. Presenting a systematic overview of CO2 electroreduction, they explain the fundamental principles, describe recent advances, and outline applications for future use.
In addition, the authors describe:
The main metal electrodes used for CO2 electroreductionCurrent efficiencies for CO2 reduction products on different metal electrodesThe electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to produce important chemicalsThree categories of reaction conditions: heterogeneous catalysis, low-temperatures electrolysis, and high-temperature electrolysisDevelopments in CO2 hydrogenation reactionsVarious analysis methodsProgresses in the theoretical electrochemical reduction of CO2
Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies covers a variety of topics relevant to the successful use of CO2 electrochemical reduction and utilizes expert contributors at the top of their field. The book functions as a resource for students and professionals involved in materials science, electrochemistry, chemical, energy, electrical, and mechanical engineering.
Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
Number of pages: 394
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
"The authors have managed to give a comprehensive overview of a field of research that attracts considerable interest from the scientific community: the electroreduction of CO2. This book is highly recommended for chemists and more generally scientists interested in the various remediation approaches that can deal with carbon dioxide."
-Daniel Guay, INRS Energie Materiaux Telecommunication, Quebec, Canada
"This book is a very comprehensive review on electrochemical reduction of CO2. It takes into consideration all aspects on how to transform CO2 in a valuable alternative compound. All chemistry is considered: from thermodynamic aspects to catalysis, considering future challenges."
-Stefania Specchia, Politecnico di Torino, Dept. Applied Science & Technology, Italy
"I think this book is a high-quality monograph and textbook. It will help researchers and developers track the recent advances in utilizing CO2 to produce the carbon fuels by electrochemical reduction, and graduate students to understand CO2 chemical reduction technology."
-Cheng Zhong, Tianjin University, China
"This is the most comprehensive monograph I have seen about CO2 electrochemical reduction. The readers may widely include electrochemists, graduate students, and even college students."
-Andy (Xueliang) Sun, PhD, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Western University, Ontario, Canada
"The authors in this book provide a comprehensive overview of fundamentals and applications about CO2 electroreduction for graduate students, scientists and engineers in environment and energy areas. Especially, thermodynamics and electrode kinetics in this book would be very helpful to understand the CO2 electrochemical reduction. This book is strongly recommended for them to solve their research issues."
- Kunchan Lee, Showa Denko K.K., Tokyo, Japan