Special Issue "Impedance Spectroscopy Characterization of Nanomaterials for Energy Application"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2018) | Viewed by 11526
Interests: CO2 valorization; electrochemistry; renewable energy; electrocatalysis; interface analysis; nanomaterials; transport properties
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Nanostructured materials are, nowadays, widely employed for a large variety of energy-related applications and devices, including catalysis, water-splitting, solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors, batteries. For all of these purposes, nanomaterials are in strict contact with liquid, solid or quasi-solid electrolytes, thus making possible characterize them through electrochemical techniques. Among the different methods, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) demonstrated to be effective in characterizing nanostructure materials, being easy, fast, low-cost, non-destructive, and often being employable in situ, i.e., directly in real operating devices. Through EIS, several physical and chemical properties of nanostructured materials can be investigated, as well as different ionic and electronic processes involved in their use. This Special Issue is intended to be a collection of reviews and original papers focused on the most recent development in characterization of nanomaterials for energy application trough the EIS technique.Dr. Adriano Sacco
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- impedance spectroscopy
- solar cellsfuel cells, supercapacitors
- transport properties
- charge transfer