Solar Energy Conversion and Storage: Photochemical Modes showcases the latest advances in solar cell technology while offering valuable insight into the future of solar energy conversion and storage. Focusing on photochemical methods of converting and/or storing light energy in the form of electrical or chemical energy, the book:Describes various types of solar cells, including photovoltaic cells, photogalvanic cells, photoelectrochemical cells, and dye-sensitized solar cellsCovers the photogeneration of hydrogen, photoreduction of carbon dioxide, and artificial/mimicking photosynthesisDiscusses the generation of electricity from solar cells, as well as methods for storing solar energy in the form of chemical energyHighlights existing photochemical methods of solar energy conversion and storageExplores emerging trends such as the use of nanoparticles
Solar Energy Conversion and Storage: Photochemical Modes provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference for graduate students, researchers, and engineers alike.
Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
Number of pages: 271
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
"... provides an excellent overview of the historical and present literature concerning the different types and functionality of solar energy production cells. ... does a fantastic job introducing the variety of types of solar cells and their means of production of energy via photoelectrochemistry. ... A must have for anybody in the solar cells manufacturing industry."
-Todd J. Menna, Ph.D, Element New Berlin, Wisconsin, USA
"... very interesting ... will appeal to researchers, students, and engineers in the field of renewable energy, specifically in photovoltaic systems."
-Songyuan Dai, North China Electric Power University, Beijing
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