de Souza, Flavio Leandro, Leite, Edson Roberto (Eds.)
2013, VIII, 200 p.
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Overviews the main development in Energy in Brazil
Addresses new approaches for sustainable source energy
Low dimensional systems have revolutionized the science and technology in several areas. However, their understanding is still a great challenge for the scientific community. Solar energy conversion devices based on nanostructured materials have shown exceptional gains in efficiency and stability. In this context, nanostructures allow an improvement of surface properties, transport and charge transfer, as well as direct application as sensors and storage devices and energy conversion. This book discuss the recent advances and future trends of the nanoscience in solar energy conversion and storage. It explores and discusses recent developments both in theory as well as in experimental studies and is of interest to materials scientists, chemists, physicists and engineers.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »biofuel cells - energy conversion - energy storage - hydrogen generation - lithium ion batteries - natural dyes - organic solar cells - solid-state batteries