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This feature of the ISE Website, Listing of New Books in Electrochemistry, is intended to provide visitors to the Website information about new books in electrochemistry that have been published. For the Listing, a book will be considered "new" if it was published within the current or prior calendar year. The new books can be new editions of a previously published book or new volumes in a book series.

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Electrodeposition: Properties, Processes and Applications

Author): Udit Surya Mohanty


Key areas covered in the book are electrochemical synthesis of non-stoichiometric hydroxyapatite-nanodiamond composite coating, electrodeposited biomimetic hydroxyapatite functionalized by lactoferrin for bone-implantable biomaterials applications, layered manganese oxides intercalated with cationic polymers for manufacturing of pseudocapacitor electrodes, electrochromic materials, preparation of CuInSe2 thin films.

Length of Book (Pages): 348, Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Inc, NewYork
Publication Year: 2012, ISBN: 978-1-61470-826-1
Language: English, Cost: 165 USD
November 2016

Conducting Polymers. Bioinspired Intelligent Materials and Devices


Author: Toribio Fernández Otero


This book is devoted to the electrochemistry of conducting polymers (CPs) and other electroactive materials as soft, wet and reactive dense gels mimicking the intracellular matrix of functional cells. Different chapters are dedicated to the electrochemical synthesis and mechanism of CPs, the electrochemical behaviour of both, metal coated and self-supported polymeric electrodes, the electrochemical properties of the material and the concomitant electrochemical devices. Either, content (polymers, ions and water) properties and devices mimic the content, functions and organs from living beings. The reactions drive conformational movements of chains (molecular polymeric motors) and structural (swelling, shrinking, conformational compaction and conformational relaxation) material changes, here identified and quantified. The kinetic magnitudes Ea, k and the reaction orders change as a function of the initial conformational energy: they include quantitative conformational information. The electrochemical properties and concomitant devices (artificial muscles, organic batteries, electrochromic windows, smart membranes, sensors and biosensors, electron/ion transducers for artificial chemical synapse, and so on) are here reviewed. One reaction drives the simultaneous change of different properties: sensing and tactile artificial muscles (two electrochemical tools working simultaneously in a uniform device), mimicking haptic muscles and brain proprioception, are here presented and theoretically described. Electro-chemo-biomimetic technological and biochemical challenges are discussed.


Length of Book (Pages): 248, Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

Publication Year: 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78262-315-1

Language: English, Cost: £ 159.00
November 2016
Morphology of Electrochemically and Chemically Deposited Metals

Author(s): Konstantin I. Popov, Stojan S. Djokic, Nebojsa D. Nikolic, Vladimir D. Jovic

This book is primarly devoted to investigation of morphology of electrochemically and chemically deposited metals and alloys. Mechanism of almost all existing morphological forms is explained and proved by impressive collection of microphotographs of electrodeposited crystals in all their variety. The book "Morphology of Electrochemically and Chemically Deposited Metals" is divided in nine chapters thematic devoted to determined field of investigation: the cathodic polarization curves in electrodeposition of metals, mechanisms of formation of some forms of electrodeposited pure metals, current distribution in electrochemical cells, electrodeposition at a periodically changing rate, electrodeposition of metals with hydrogen evolution, electrochemically produced metal powders, electrodeposited alloys and multilayered structures, electrodeposited alloy powders and chemical deposition of metals and alloys from aqueous solutions. This book is useful not only to academic community, but also to all those who are engaged in applied researches. It is of a special interest to the automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy device and biomedical industries. In academia, researchers in electrodeposition at both undergraduate and graduate levels will find this book a very valuable resource for their courses and projects.

Length of Book (Pages): 368. Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication Year: 2016. ISBN: 978-3-319-26071-6 (Print); 978-3-319-26073-0 (Online)
Language: English, Cost: $119.00
September 2016
Environmental Analysis by Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors - Applications

Editors(s): Ligia Maria Moretto and Kurt Kalcher

The development of electrochemical sensors exploiting new measuring technologies makes them useful for chemical analysis and characterization of analytes in practically all physical phases - and in different matrices in industrial, food, biomedical, and environmental fields. Environmental analytical chemistry demands highly sensitive, robust, and reliable sensors, able to give fast responses even for analysis in the field and in real time, a requirement which can be fulfilled in many cases only by electrochemical sensing elements. The intention was to build up an introduction and a concise but exhaustive description of the state of the art in scientific and practical work on environmental analysis, focused on electrochemical sensors. This manual is split into two volumes.
The second volume is more focused on practical applications, mostly complementary to the examples given in volume I, and
1. overviews and critically comments on sensors proposed for the determination of inorganic and organic analytes and pollutants, including emerging contaminants, as well as for the measurement of global parameters of environmental importance;
2. reviews briefly the mathematical background of data evaluation.

Length of Book (Pages): XIV, 713 Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4939-1300-8
Language: English, Cost: e-book : US$ 139.00, hard cover: US$ 179.00
July 2016
Environmental Analysis by Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors - Fundamentals

Editors(s): Ligia Maria Moretto and Kurt Kalcher

The development of electrochemical sensors exploiting new measuring technologies makes them useful for chemical analysis and characterization of analytes in practically all physical phases - and in different matrices in industrial, food, biomedical, and environmental fields. Environmental analytical chemistry demands highly sensitive, robust, and reliable sensors, able to give fast responses even for analysis in the field and in real time, a requirement which can be fulfilled in many cases only by electrochemical sensing elements. The intention was to build up an introduction and a concise but exhaustive description of the state of the art in scientific and practical work on environmental analysis, focused on electrochemical sensors. This manual is split into two volumes. The first one, covering the basic concepts and fundamentals of both environmental analysis and electrochemical sensors,
1. gives a short introduction and description of all environments which are subject to monitoring by electrochemical sensors, including extraterrestrial ones, as a particularly interesting and exciting topic;
2. provides essential background information on electroanalytical techniques and fundamental as well as advanced sensor technology;
3. supplies numerous examples of applications along with the concepts and strategies of environmental analysis in all the various spheres of the environment and with the principles and strategies of electrochemical sensor design.

Length of Book (Pages): XIV, 713 Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4939-0675-8
Language: English, Cost: e-book : US$ 219.00, hard cover: US$ 279.00
July 2016
Organic Electrochemistry 5th edition, revised and expanded

Ole Hammerich and Bernd Speiser (Editors) and 64 additional authors

The monograph explains in 44 chapters the field of organic electrochemistry from fundamental concepts through methodology (including electroanalytical techniqes, spectroelectrochemistry, surface techniques, simulation, and quantum chemical calculations), discussions of preparative electrochemistry on the laboratory and micro scale under classical and state-of-the art conditions to complex electroorganic reactions and syntheses. It deals with all relevant reaction types in organic electrochemistry and provides a comprehensive description of electrochemical conversions of organic compounds. Specific sections are devoted to stereochemical and biological as well as surface confined systems. In the 5th edition, not only chapters from previous editions have been thoroughly updated by their original or rewritten by new authors, but rather 16 new chapters have been included. Thus, the steady progress of organic electrochemistry since the 4th edition (2001) is reflected.
All chapters are written by internationally recognized colleges from the field.

Length of Book (Pages): 1712, Publisher: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publication Publication Year: 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8401-6 (hardback), 978-1-4200- 8402-3 (e-book)
Language: English, Cost: 162.35 £ (hardback), 133.70 £ (e-book)
July 2016
Electrochemistry of N4 Macrocyclic Metal Complexes Volume 2: Biomimesis, Electroanalysis and Electrosynthesis of MN4 Metal Complexes
Second Edition

Editors(s): Jose H Zagal & Fethi Bedioui

100-200 Word Description of Contents: This new edition describes the state of the art regarding metal complexes of N4-ligands, such as porphyrins and phthalocyanines. Volume 2 focuses on the electro assisted use of N4 complexes as biomimetic models for studying several biological redox processes. It focuses on molecular oxygen transport and catalytic activation to mimic monooxygenase enzymes of the cytochrome P450 in particular. It also examines N4 complexes’ use as catalysts for the oxidative degradation of various types of pollutants (organo-halides, for example) and residual wastes. The remarkable activity of these complexes towards a large number of significantly relevant biological compounds makes them excellent candidates as electrode modifiers for electrochemical sensing. This volume also discusses applications of N4 Macrocyclic Metal Complexes to photoelectrochemistry and photocatalysis, and concludes with an exciting section on Electrosynthesis of N4.

Length of Book (Pages): 436, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-31330-6
Language: English, Cost: 179 USD
July 2016
Electrochemistry of N4 Macrocyclic Metal Complexes Volume 1: Energy
Second Edition

Editors(s): Jose H Zagal & Fethi Bedioui

100-200 Word Description of Contents: This new edition describes the state of the art regarding molecular catalysts such as MN4 metal complexes, like porphyrins and phthalocyanines. This volume focuses on the particular case of the electrocatalysis of the reduction of O2 for practical applications in fuel cells and air batteries. Indeed, active and stable materials have been developed in the last 5 years where MN4 catalytic systems can be obtained by the pyrolysis of starting materials that do not necessarily involve MN4 complexes. These latter systems constitute a new class of stable and highly active non-precious metal catalysts for ORR that can replace expensive Platinum containing electrodes. The book also offers future projections and points out new fields of research and development of these non-precious metal catalysts.

Length of Book (Pages): 316, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-31170-8
Language: English, Cost: 179 USD
January 2016
Handbook of Nanoelectrochemistry
Electrochemical Synthesis Methods, Properties, and Characterization Techniques

Editors: Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf

This handbook is devoted to different electrochemical aspects of nanomaterials. This comprehensive reference text is basically divided in 3 parts: electrochemical synthesis routes for nanosized materials, electrochemical properties of nano materials and electrochemical characterization methods for nanostructures. The Handbook is a reference work to chemists, electrochemists and materials scientists interested in nanoelectrochemistry. The chapters are written by a number of international experts in the field and the content will assist members of both electrochemical and materials communities to keep abreast of developments in the field.

Length of Book (Pages): 1451pp, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-15265-3
Language: English, Cost: 950 Euro
May 2015
Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: From Fundamentals to Application

Author: Alejandro A. Franco (Ed.)

Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: From Fundamentals to Application provides an overview of rechargeable lithium batteries, from fundamental materials, through characterization and modeling, to applications. The market share of lithium ion batteries is fast increasing due to their high energy density and low maintenance requirements. Lithium air batteries have the potential for even higher energy densities, a requirement for the development of electric vehicles, and other types of rechargeable lithium battery are also in development.
After an introductory chapter providing an overview of the main scientific and technological challenges posed by rechargeable Li batteries, Part One of this book reviews materials and characterization of rechargeable lithium batteries. Part Two covers performance and applications, discussing essential aspects such as battery management, battery safety and emerging rechargeable lithium battery technologies as well as medical and aerospace applications.

Length of Book (Pages): 412pp., Publisher: Elsevier/Woodhead Publisher
Publication Year: 2015, ISBN: 9781782420903
Language: English; Cost: 140,25 EUR
September 2014
Electrocatalysis. Theoretical Foundations and Model Experiments

Author(s): Richard C. Alkire, Dieter M. Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski

Catalysts speed up a chemical reaction or allow for reactions to take place that would not otherwise occur. The chemical nature of a catalyst and its structure are crucial for interactions with reaction intermediates.
An electrocatalyst is used in an electrochemical reaction, for example in a fuel cell to produce electricity. In this case, reaction rates are also dependent on the electrode potential and the structure of the electrical double-layer.
This work provides a valuable overview of this rapidly developing field by focusing on the aspects that drive the research of today and tomorrow. Key topics are discussed by leading experts, making this book a must-have for many scientists of the field with backgrounds in different disciplines, including chemistry, physics, biochemistry, engineering as well as surface and materials science. This book is volume XIV in the series "Advances in Electrochemical Sciences and Engineering".

Length of Book (Pages): 320 Publisher: Wiley-VCH GmbH & Co. KGaA
Publication Year: 2013 ISBN: 978-3-527-33227-4
Language: English, Cost: 149 Euro
August 2014
Synthetic Diamond Films: Preparation, Electrochemistry, Characterization and Applications

Author(s): Enric Brillas (Editor), Carlos Alberto Martinez Huitle (Editor)

The book gives an overview on the current development status of synthetic diamond films and their applications. Its initial part is devoted to discuss the different types of conductive diamond electrodes that have been synthesized, their preparation methods, and their chemical properties and characterization. The electrochemical properties of diamond films in different scientific areas, with special attention in electroanalysis, are further described. Different strategies to modify these electrodes are also discussed as important technologies with ability to change their electrochemical characteristics for a more specific electroanalytical use. The second part of the book deals with practical applications of diamond electrodes to the industry, organic electrosynthesis, electrochemical energy technology, and biotechnology. Special emphasis is made on the properties of these materials for the production of strong oxidizing species allowing the fast mineralization of organics and their use for water disinfection and decontamination. Recent biotechnological development on biosensors, microelectrodes, and nanostructured electrodes, as well as on neurochemistry, is also presented. The book was written by a large number of internationally recognized experts and comprises 24 chapters describing the characteristics and theoretical fundamentals of the different electrochemical uses and applications of synthetic diamond films.

Length of Book (Pages): 680 pp, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication Year: 2011, ISBN: 978-0-470-48758-7
Language: English, Cost: Hardcover $204, Ebook $163
August 2014
An electrochemical platform for studying biomembrane processes. Mercury-supported biomimetic membranes

Author(s): Lucia Becucci and Rolando Guidelli

100-200 Word Description of Contents: Tethered bilayer lipid membranes (tBLMs) are biomimetic membranes consisting of a lipid bilayer interposed between the aqueous solution and a hydrophilic chain, called spacer, anchored to a metal electrode, which are used to incorporate single peptides or membrane proteins, so as to elucidate their structure-function relationships. Mercury is a particularly convenient supporting electrode material for tBLMs thanks to its liquid state, which imparts to the lipid bilayer a fluidity and lateral mobility comparable with that of biological membranes, but with a much higher robustness and resistance to electric fields. The free movement of lipid molecules enables mercury-supported tBLMs to react to the presence of proteins, charges and physical forces in a dynamic and responsive manner, mimicking the functionality of living cell membranes. This review describes the way in which the structure of these tBLMs is affected by the incorporation and functional activity of peptides and small proteins and the mode of formation of ohmic or voltage gated ion channels, by using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, potential-step chronocoulometry, cyclic voltammetry and phase-sensitive AC voltammetry.

Length of Book (Pages): 116, Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Publication Year: 2014, ISBN: 978-3-659-53859-9
Language: English, Cost : € 32.90
July 2014
Advanced Excel for scientific data analysis, 3rd greatly enlarged edition

Author: Robert de Levie

Description of Contents: Excel is the most ubiquitous numerical software available, thanks to its intuitive learning curve, visual nature, numerical transparency, and emphasis on using functions rather than computer coding. This book teaches through detailed examples, mostly taken from the analytical and physical chemistry literature, and emphasizes the advantages and pitfalls of the various methods.

This third edition includes two major additions that make Excel extra useful to scientists. The first is a great extension of its capabilities in matrix algebra, with 125 added new functions beyond the handful Microsoft provides. Consequently you can now perform eigenanalysis or singular value decomposition with a single command, very useful for chemometrics. The second is an extensive set of high-precision add-in functions, encompassing all of Excel’s regular mathematical, trigonometric, engineering, and statistical functions, and many more - with user-selectable numerical precision up to 32K. You will most likely never need such super-high precision, but the standard double precision of Excel, or even quadruple (28 decimal) precision, is often inadequate in scientific problems, especially those involving differentiation and/or matrix operations.

Google the author’s “Excellaneous” website for more details, and download sample sections illustrating the text, including a complete list of the extra matrix and high-precision functions.

Length of Book (Pages): 667 Publisher: Atlantic Academic
Publication Year: 2012 Cost: US$59.50
Language: English
July 2014
Interfacial Electrochemistry

Author(s): Elizabeth Santos, Wolfgang Schmickler

100-200 Word Description of Contents: This textbook treats the field from a modern, atomistic point of view while integrating the older, macroscopic concepts. The increasing role of theory is reflected in the presentation of the basic ideas in a way that should appeal to experimentalists and theorists alike. Special care is taken to make the subject comprehensible to scientists from neighboring disciplines, especially from surface science. The book is suitable for an advanced course at the master or Ph.D. level, but should also be useful for practicing electrochemists, as well as to any scientist who wants to understand modern electrochemistry.

Length of Book (Pages): 270, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2010 ISBN: 978-3-642-49361
Language: English, Cost: 64 Euros
July 2014
Understanding Voltammetry: Simulation of Electrode Processes

Author(s): Richard G Compton, Eduardo Laborda And Kristopher R Ward

100-200 Word Description of Contents: This is the first textbook in the field of electrochemistry that will teach experimental electrochemists to carry out simulation of electrode processes. Processes at both macro- and micro-electrodes are examined and the simulation of both diffusion-only and diffusion-convection processes are addressed. The simulation of processes with coupled homogeneous kinetics and at microelectrode arrays are further discussed.
Over the course of the book the reader's understanding is developed to the point where they will be able to undertake and solve research-level problems. The book leads the reader through from a basic understanding of the principles underlying electrochemical simulation to the development of computer programs which describe the complex processes found in voltammetry.
This is the third book in the 'Understanding Voltammetry' series, published with Imperial College Press and written by the Compton Group.

Length of Book (Pages): 249 Publisher: Imperial College Press
Publication Year: 2014 ISBN: 978-1-78326-323-3
Language: English Cost: £38.00 (Hard cover); £29.00 (Paper)
July 2014 Developments in Electrochemistry:
Science Inspired by Martin Fleischmann

Editors: Derek Pletcher, Zhong-Qun Tian and David Williams
Authors include: Morteza Abyaneh, Philip Bartlett, Alan Bond, Salvatore Daniele, Guy Denuault, Claude Gabrielli, Hubert Girault, Bing-Wei Mao, Digby Macdonald, Michael McKubre, Melvin Miles, Jorge Mostany, Marco Musiani, Richard Nichols, Laurence Peter, Derek Pletcher, Andrea Russell, Benjamin Scharifker, Zhong-Qun Tian, Frank Walsh, David Williams, Robert Wood

While this book was written as a tribute to Martin Fleischmann to mark his many contributions to electrochemical science particularly related to the development of techniques for understanding electrode reactions, it is not a historical document. Rather it is intended to reflect the state of electrochemical research in 2014. Each of the chapters highlights a topic of current importance, setting out the contribution of Martin Fleischmann and reviewing the literature to the present time. The chapters are all written by one-time associates of Martin Fleischmann, now established experts within their fields.

Topics covered include:
• Voltammetry
• Microelectrodes
• Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
• Electrochemical Noise Methods
• Electrochemical Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
• In situ Scanning Probe Microscopies
• In situ IR spectroscopy
• In-Situ X-Ray Techniques
• Electrochemical Nucleation and Phase Growth
• Organic Electrochemistry
• Cell Design and Electrochemical Engineering
• Corrosion
• Liquid- liquid Interfaces
• Light Driven Water Splitting
• Tribocorrosion
• Electrodes in Biological Science

Length of Book: 19 chapters, 392 pages. Publisher: Wiley
Publication Year: 2014, ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-118-69434-3
Language: English: Cost: 81 euros (hardback), 65 euros (e-version)
May 2014
Nanotechnology in Electrocatalysis for Energy

Author(s): Alessandro Lavacchi, Hamish Miller, FrancescoVizza
ICCOM CNR, Via Madonna del Piano, 10, 50019, Sesto Fiorentino (FI) Italy

This book focuses on nanotechnology in electrocatalysis for energy applications. In particular, it covers nanostructured electrocatalysts for low temperature fuel cells, low temperature electrolyzers and electrochemical valorization. The function of this book is to provide an introduction to basic principles of electrocatalysis, together with a review of the main classes of materials and electrode architectures. The book illustrate the basic ideas behind material design and provide an introductory sketch of current research focuses. The easy-to-follow three part book focuses on major formulas, concepts and philosophies. The book is ideal for professionals and researchers interested in the field of electrochemistry, renewable energy and electrocatalysis.

Length of Book (Pages): 331 pages Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4899-8059-5
Language: English, Cost :135.19 Eur
December 2013
Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and its Applications

Author: Andrzej Lasia

Département de chimie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1K 2R1, Canada

This book presents a complete overview of the powerful but often misused technique of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS). The book presents a systematic and complete overview of EIS. The book carefully describes EIS and its application in studies of electrocatalytic reactions and other electrochemical processes of practical interest. This book is directed towards graduate students and researchers in Electrochemistry. Concepts are illustrated through detailed graphics and numerous examples. The book also includes practice problems. Additional materials and solutions are available online.

Length of Book (Pages): 367, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: end of 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8932-0
Language: English, Cost : 57.25$US on Amazon, $69.99 from Springer
August 2013
Understanding Physics and Physical Chemistry Using Formal Graphs

Author: Eric Vieil

Electrochemistry is at the heart of this transverse approach through many scientific domains.
- Classroom-tested on PhD candidates, takes a fundamental and simplified approach to physics, physical chemistry and electrochemistry
- New insights and viewpoints are brought by comparison between domains that were considered unconnected
- A powerful modeling tool based on graphs extending known theories towards more generality and better compatibility between them
- Uses graphs to introduce physics and electrochemistry concepts
- Equations are replaced by graphs. Does not require a high level of mathematics: only prior knowledge of partial differentiation and integration
With the help of this new tool, the modeling of physical phenomena becomes a fascinating cross-disciplinary exploration. The graphs encourage a visual, unified comprehension of the relationships between physical concepts and variables, properties, and operators. Out-of-the-box and thought provoking, this book inspires lively discussions and fruitful thinking about the connections between mechanics, chemical reactivity, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and more.
More than 80 case studies are tackled through all domains.

Length of Book (Pages): 800, Publisher: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Year: 2012, ISBN: 142008612X
Language: English, Cost: 102 euros
July 2013
Electrocatalysis in Fuel Cells: A Non- and Low- Platinum Approach

Editor: Minhua Shao
Author(s): R. Adzic, J.G. Chen, A. Wieckowski, C. Rice, P. Pickup, E. Antolini, K. Ozoemena, J.H. Zagal, P. Zelenay, J.-P. Dodelet, Z. Chen, L. Dai, K.-I. Ota, N. Alonso-Vante, J. M. Feliu, P. Strasser, S. Ball, J.J. Zhang, P.B. Balbuena, R.T. Atanasoski, W.E. Mustain

Recent intensive research efforts have led to the development of less expensive and more abundant electrocatalysts for fuel cells. This book aims to summarize recent advances of electrocatalysis in oxygen reduction and alcohol oxidation, with a particular focus on low- and non-Pt electrocatalysts. The book is divided into two parts containing 24 chapters total. All the chapters were written by leading experts in their fields. Part I contains 6 chapters and focuses on the electro-oxidation reactions of small organic fuels. The subsequent 18 chapters in Part II cover the oxygen reduction reactions on low- and non- Pt catalysts.
The book is geared toward researchers in the field, postgraduate students and lecturers, and scientists and engineers at fuel cell and automotive companies. It can even be a reference book for those who are interested in this area.

Length of Book (Pages): 768, Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2013, ISBN:978-1-4471-4910-1
Language: English, Cost: $279
June 2013
Recent Trend in Electrochemical Science and Technology

Author(s): (Ed.) Ujjal Kumar Sur

This book titled "Recent Trend in Electrochemical Science and Technology" contains a selection of chapters focused on advanced methods used in the research area of electrochemical science and technologies; descriptions of electrochemical systems; processing of novel materials and mechanisms relevant for their operation.
This book provides an overview on some of the recent development in electrochemical science and technology. Particular emphasis is given both to the theoretical and the experimental aspect of modern electrochemistry. Since it was impossible to cover the rich diversity of electrochemical techniques and applications in a single issue, the focus is on the recent trends and achievements related to electrochemical science and technology.

Length of Book (Pages): 306, Publisher: INTECH - OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHER
Publication Year: 2012, ISBN: 978-953-307-830-4
Language: English, Cost: electronic version, free
May 2013
Developments in Electrochemistry

(Ed.) Jang H. Chun

The book "Developments in Electrochemistry" contains five feature articles in recent advanced electrochemistry. These selected feature articles emphasize physical phenomena rather than mathematical formalisms of electrochemistry.
The topics represented in the book are: The phase-shift method and correlation constants for determining the electrochemical Frumkin, Langmuir, and Temkin adsorption isotherms at interfaces; Quantitative separation of an adsorption effect in the form of defined current probabilistic responses for catalyzed/inhibited electrode processes; A quick, simple, and non-invasive method to evaluate sudomotor dysfunctions; Cyclohexane-based liquid-biphasic systems for organic electrochemistry; Electrochemical transformation of white phosphorus as a way to compounds with phosphorus-hydrogen and phosphorus-carbon bonds.
The work represented in this book will be useful, effective, and beneficial to physicists, chemists, surface scientists, material scientists, engineers, and especially electrochemists.

Length of Book (Pages): 124, Publisher: InTech - Open Access Publisher; Croatia
Publication Year: 2012; ISBN: 978-953-51-0851-1;
Language: English; Cost: Open Access electronic version - free (,
Cost of specially ordered hard copy - 100 Euro

The Basics, with Examples

Author(s): Christine Lefrou, Pierre Fabry, Jean-Claude Poignet

This book provides a balanced coverage of the thermodynamic and kinetic processes at the heart of electrochemical reactions and electrochemical systems. While the first half gives an overview of the fundamental concepts appropriate to undergraduate students, the second half gives an in depth account of electrochemical systems suitable to experienced scientists and course lecturers. The concepts are clearly explained and well illustrated. Mathematical treatments are included but kept to a minimum. The book contains a number of problems with detailed worked out answers.

Length of Book (Pages): 352 p Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: Hardcover : 79,07 € and Ebook : 63,06 €

Nanomaterials for Lithium-Ion Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications

Author(s): Rachid Yazami
(California Institute of Technology, USA)

The book ambitions to become a reference book in the fast-growing field of nanostructured materials for energy storage and conversion which is expected to shape the next-generation lithium-ion batteries driven by a highly demanding and fast-expanding market.
The book consists of 11 chapters covering the most critical aspects of the science and technology of nanomaterial electrodes for application in advanced lithium-ion batteries. The chapters include nanostructured anode materials based on Si, Ge, Sn, and other metals and metal oxides together with cathode materials of olivine, the hexagonal and spinel crystal structures.

Length of Book (Pages): 350 Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Print ISBN: 978-981-4316-40-8 eBook ISBN: 978-981-4364-23-2
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: US$149.95

Physics and Chemistry of Graphene

Author(s): Toshiaki Enoki & Tsuneya Ando (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

From the chemistry aspect, graphene is the extrapolated extreme of condensed polycyclic hydrocarbon molecules to infinite size. Here, the concept of aromaticity, which organic chemists utilize, is applicable. Interesting issues appearing between physics and chemistry are pronounced in nano-sized graphene (nanographene), as we recognize the importance of the shape of nanographene in understanding its electronic structure. This book comprehensively discusses the fundamental issues related to the electronic, magnetic, and chemical properties of condensed polycyclic hyodrocarbon molecules, nanographene, and graphene.

Length of Book (Pages): 460 Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Print ISBN: 978-981-4241-48-9 eBook ISBN: 978-981-4241-49-6
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: US$149.95

Many-electron Electrochemical Processes. Reactions in Molten Salts, Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids and Ionic Solutions
Series: Monographs in Electrochemistry, Editor: Fritz Scholz

Author(s): Alexander A. Andriiko, Yuriy O Andriyko, Gerhard E. Nauer

The authors provide a unified concept for understanding multi-electron processes in electrochemical systems such as molten salts, ionic liquids, or ionic solutions. A major advantage of this concept is its independence of assumptions like one-step many-electron transfers or ‘discrete’ discharge of complex species. Therefore this monograph is a unique resource for basic electrochemical research but also for many important applications such as electrodeposition, electrorefining, or electrowinning of polyvalent metals from molten salts and other ionic media.
Keywords » Electrochemical Kinetics - Electrochemistry of Ionic Liquids - Electrochemistry of Ionic Solutions - Electrochemistry of Molten Salts - Electrode Film Systems - Electrodeposition - Electrorefining - Electrowinning of Polyvalent Metals - Lithium Power Sources - Many-electron Electrochemcal Systems

Length of Book (Pages): 167 Publisher: Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-35769-5
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: 99.99 €

Electrochemical Dictionary, 2nd edition
Editors: A. J. Bard, G. Inzelt, F. Scholz

Author(s): Multi-author book

This second edition of the highly successful dictionary offers more than 300 new or revised terms. A distinguished panel of electrochemists provides up-to-date, broad and authoritative coverage of 3000 terms most used in electrochemistry and energy research as well as related fields, including relevant areas of physics and engineering.
Each entry supplies a clear and precise explanation of the term and provides references to the most useful reviews, books and original papers to enable readers to pursue a deeper understanding if so desired. Almost 600 figures and illustrations elaborate the textual definitions. The “Electrochemical Dictionary” also contains biographical entries of people who have substantially contributed to electrochemistry.

Length of Book (Pages): 991 Publisher: Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-29550-8
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 199.95 €

Polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell technology
Volume 1: Fundamentals and performance of low temperature fuel cells
Volume 2: In-situ characterisation techniques for low-temperature fuel cells

Author(s): Christoph Hartnig, Christina Roth (eds)

PEMFCs and DMFCs represent promising low-temperature electrochemical power generation technologies that operate on hydrogen and methanol, respectively. This two volume set presents a comprehensive and detailed review of the fundamentals, performance and in-situ characterisation of PEMFCs and DMFCs. Volume 1 covers the fundamental science and engineering of these types of fuel cell, while volume 2 is dedicated to sophisticated in-situ characterisation methods.

Volume 1, 436 pages; Volume 2, 520 pages
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 188 EUR; 215 EUR

Electrochemical Science and Technology

Author(s): Keith B. Oldham, Jan C. Myland and Alan M. Bond

The book treats electrochemistry as a science in its own right, albeit firmly based on foundations provided by Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Early chapters discuss the electrical and chemical properties of materials from which electrochemical cells are constructed. The behavior of such cells is addressed in later chapters, with emphasis on the electrodes and the reactions that occur on their surfaces. The role of transport to and from electrodes is a topic that commands attention , because it crucially determines cell efficiency. Final chapters deal with voltammetry, the methodology used to investigate electrode behavior. Interspersed among the more fundamental chapters are chapters devoted to applications of electrochemistry: electrosynthesis, power sources, “green electrochemistry” and corrosion.

Length of Book (Pages):405 Publisher: Wiley
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: $55

Self-Organization in Electrochemical Systems.
Vol. I: General Principles of Self-Organization. Temporal Instabilities.
Vol. II: Spatiotemporal Patterns and Control of Chaos.

Series: Monographs in Electrochemistry, Editor: Fritz Scholz

Author: Marek Orlik

The two-volume monograph which discusses both the theory and experimental manifestations of self-organization (periodic and chaotic oscillations, multistability) in electrochemical systems. The first volume describes self-organization as a function of time, without taking into account the spatial heterogeneity. The second volume is devoted to self-organization developing in space and time, leading to corresponding dissipative patterns, including a. o. the Turing-like, dendritic patterns, and convective structures, as well as recent aspects of control of electrochemical chaos. Characteristics of experimental and model electrochemical systems is preceded by universal mathematical foundations of nonlinear dynamics.

Length of Book (Pages): 528 pages (Vol. I); 448 pages (Vol. II)
Publisher: Springer
Publication Year: 2012
Vol. I: 181,85 Euro (hardcover); 142,79 Euro (eBook)
Vol. II: 203,25 Euro (hardcover); 160,64 Euro (eBook)

Aluminium Alloy Corrosion of Aircraft Structures: Modelling and Simulation

Author(s): J.A. DeRose & T. Suter, Laboratory for Joining Technologies and Corrosion, EMPA, Switzerland,
T. Hack, Innovation Works, EADS Deutschland GmbH, Germany and R. Adey, CM BEASY Ltd, UK

Bringing together the latest research this book applies new modelling techniques to corrosion issues in aircraft structures. It describes complex numerical models and simulations from the microscale to the macroscale for corrosion of the aluminium (Al) alloys that are typically used for aircraft construction, such as AA2024. The approach is also applicable to a range of other types of structures, such as automobiles and other forms of ground vehicles.
The main motivation for developing the corrosion models and simulations was to make significant technical advancements in the fields of aircraft design (using current and new materials), surface protection systems (against corrosion and degradation) and maintenance. The corrosion models address pitting and intergranular corrosion (microscale) of Al alloys, crevice corrosion in occluded areas, such as joints (mesoscale), galvanic corrosion of aircraft structural elements (macroscale), as well as, the effect of surface protection methods (anodisation, corrosion inhibitor release, clad layer, etc.).
The book describes the electrochemical basis for the models, their numerical implementation, and experimental validation and how the corrosion rate of the Al alloys at the various scales is influenced by its material properties and the surface protection methods. It will be of interest to scientists and engineers interested in corrosion modelling, aircraft corrosion, corrosion of
other types of vehicle structures such as automobiles and ground vehicles, electrochemistry of corrosion, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, and intergranular corrosion.

Length of Book (Pages): 200 Publisher: WITPress
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: £148.00

Nanosystems Electrochemistry

Author(s): R G Compton and J D Wadhawan

Topics examined in this volume include: single event electrochemistry, nanoparticle electrocatalysis, bipolar electrochemistry in the nanosciences, nanocarbon electrochemistry, electrochemistry within template nanosystems and electrochemistry within liquid nanosystems.
The volume is a key reference in the field of electrochemistry, allowing the reader to become acquainted with the latest research and opinion. Purchasers of the print edition can register for free access to the electronic version.

Length of Book (Pages): 234 Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
Publication Year: 2013, Cost : £284.95 (Amazon)

Understanding Voltammetry: Problems and Solutions

Author(s): R G Compton, C Batchelor-McAuley and E J F Dickinson

This book presents problems and worked examples for a wide range of theoretical and experimental subjects in the field of voltammetry. The reader is assumed to have knowledge up to a Master's level of physical chemistry, but no exposure to electrochemistry in general, or voltammetry in particular. The problems range in difficulty from senior undergraduate to research level, and develop important practical approaches in voltammetry.
The problems presented in the earlier chapters focus on the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, electron transfer and diffusion. Voltammetric experiments and their analysis are then considered, including extensive problems on both microelectrode and macroelectrode voltammetry. Convection, hydrodynamic electrodes, homogenous kinetics, adsorption and electroanalytical applications are discussed in the later chapters, as well as problems on two rapidly developing fields of voltammetry: weakly supported media and nanoscale electrodes.

Length of Book (Pages): 253 Publisher: Imperial College Press
Publication Year: 2012, Cost : US$ 56.88 (Amazon)

Electrochemical Biosensors

Author(s): Serge Cosnier (Université Joseph Fourier, France)

This book provides an overview of biosensors based on amperometry, conductimetry, potentiometry, square-wave voltammetry, impedance, and electrochemiluminescence and describes the use of ultramicroelectrodes for the real-time monitoring and understanding of exocytosis. Areas of particular interest are the use of silver and gold nanoparticles for signal amplification, photocurrent transduction, and aptamer design. Moreover, advanced insights in the innovative concept of self-powered biosensors derived from biofuel cells are also discussed.

Length of Book (Pages): 350 Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: US$149.95
Print ISBN: 978-981-4411-46-2 eBook ISBN: 978-981-4411-47-9

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Science, Applications and Challenges

Author(s): Alejandro A. Franco (Laboratoire de Réactivité et de Chimie des Solides-LRCS-, CNRS & Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France)

This book focuses on the recent research progresses on the fundamental understanding of the materials degradation phenomena in PEFC, for automotive applications. On a multidisciplinary basis, this book provides a complete and comprehensive critical review on crucial scientific topics related to PEFC materials degradation, and ensures a strong complementarity between experimental and theoretical analysis (experimental accelerated aging methods in ex-situ and in-situ conditions, stability properties of nanoparticles, structural and physicochemical characterization of methods of degradation, detailed theoretical modeling, elementary mechanisms, nano-electrocatalysts and carbon support behaviour under realistic operation conditions...) and preparation techniques (technologies of nano-electro-catalysts, membranes and carbon support elaboration…) with several practical applications for both the research and industry communities.

Length of Book (Pages): 350 Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Print ISBN: 978-981-4310-82-6 eBook ISBN: 978-981-4364-40-9
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: US$149.95

Laser Techniques for the Study of Electrode Processes
Series: Monographs in Electrochemistry, Editor: Fritz Scholz

Author(s): Gyözö G. Lang, Cesar A. Barbero

Laser-enabled measurements are valuable tools for the investigation of surfaces and interfaces or for the in situ investigation of interfacial processes including electrode processes. The understanding of the thermodynamics of solid/liquid surfaces is important for surface science and electrochemistry. In the first part of this book, the authors describe a range of techniques for investigating interfacial tension and surface stress, which is important for coatings, thin films, and fuel cells. The techniques covered comprise bending beam (bending plate, bending cantilever, wafer curvature) methods with different detection techniques. Special attention is given to methods using optical detection by laser beam deflection or interferometry. The second part is devoted to the techniques based on the detection of refractive index gradients in the solution. The refractive index changes could be related to concentration gradients (Probe Beam Deflection, PBD) or light-induced thermal gradients (Photothermal Deflection Spectroscopy, PDS). The application of the techniques to surface-confined and solution electrochemical systems is described. Subsequently, a comparison with others techniques able to monitor ion fluxes is performed.
Keywords » Bending Beam Method - Coatings - Electrochemistry - Electrode Processes - Fuel Cells - Interferometry - Ion Fluxes - Mirage Effect - Photothermal Beam Deflection - Photothermal Deflection Spectroscopy (PSD) - Probe Beam Deflection (PBD) - Supercapacitors - Surface Stress Changes of Solid Electrodes - Surface Tension - Thin Films

Length of Book (Pages): 289 Publisher: Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-27650-7
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 129.95 €

Impedance Spectroscopy Applications to Electrochemical and Dielectric Phenomena


Author(s): Vadim F. Lvovich

Compiling the cumulative research of the last two decades on theoretical considerations and practical applications of impedance spectroscopy, this book covers all of the topics that will help readers quickly determine whether this technique is an appropriate method of analysis for their own research problems, and how to apply it. This includes understanding how to correctly make impedance measurements, in¬terpret the results, compare these results with previously published information, and use appropriate mathematical formulas to verify the data accuracy.
Unique to this monograph is an emphasis on practical applications of impedance spectroscopy. Impedance Spectroscopy is developed around a representative catalogue of the most commonly encountered impedance data examples for large variety of established, emerging, and non-conventional experimental and applied systems. The book also presents theoretical considerations for dealing with impedance data modeling, equivalent circuits, relevant complex domain mathematical equations, and physical and chemical interpretation of the experimental results for many problems encountered in research and industrial settings. A review of impedance instrumentation, selection of best measurement methods for particular systems, and analysis of potential sources of error is further included. Many helpful ref¬erences to scientific literature for further information on particular topics and current research are offered, along with an overview of impedance spectroscopy modifications and related techniques.
Impedance Spectroscopy is primarily addressed to industrial scientists, engineers, researchers and graduate students working in electro¬chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical sciences, advanced materials, renewable energy, sensors, electronics, and other related fields.

Length of Book (Pages): 353Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Publication Year:2012, Cost: $100.00

Lead-Acid Batteries: Science and Technology

Author(s): Detchko Pavlov

The book presents a comprehensive overview of the theory of the technological processes of lead-acid battery manufacture and their influence on battery performance parameters. It summarizes the current knowledge about the technology of lead-acid battery production and presents it in the form of an integral theory. This theory is supported by ample illustrative material and experimental data, thus allowing technologists and engineers to control the technological processes in battery plants and providing university lecturers with a toll for clear and in-depth presentation of the technology of lead-acid battery production in their courses. The relationship between the technological processes and the performance characteristics of the batteries is disclosed too.

Length of Book (Pages): 656 Publisher: ELSEVIER
Publication Year: 2011, Cost: 160 EUR

Electrochemistry of Insertion Materials for Hydrogen and Lithium
Series: Monographs in Electrochemistry, Editor: Fritz Scholz

Author(s): Su-Il Pyun, Heon-Cheol Shin, Jong-Won Lee, Joo-Young Go

The understanding of hydrogen/lithium insertion phenomena is of great importance for the development of the next generation of functional electrochemical devices such as rechargeable batteries, electrochromic devices, and fuel cells. This volume introduces a variety of viable electrochemical methods to identify reaction mechanisms and evaluate relevant kinetic properties of insertion electrodes. The authors also outline various ways to analyze anomalous behaviour of hydrogen/lithium transport through insertion electrodes.
Keywords » Electrochemistry - Hydrogen Transport - Insertion Materials - Lithium Transport - Metal Membrane Electrodes

Length of Book (Pages): 249 Publisher: Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-29463-1
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 99.95 €

Pulse Plating

Author(s): Wolfgang E. G. Hansal and Sudipta Roy

This long awaited book appears after more than 25 years of the publication of the first pulse plating book in the mid-eighties. The book aims to cover pulse plating advancements over the quarter century following the first book - from mid-eighties to the first decade of the 21st century.
New understanding and developments on fundamental and applied aspects of pulse plating, which has been enabled by the rapid development of digital current rectifiers is a great differentiator against the first pulse plating book. Novel approaches to pulse plating, using knowledge based approaches such as modeling analysis, to solve particular problems have been elaborated.

Length of Book (Pages): 385 Publisher: Leuze Verlag
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 219 Euros

Electrochemical Nanofabrication: Principles and Applications

Author(s): Di Wei (Nokia Research Centre, UK)

Nanotechnology has attracted billions of venture capital from research institutes, governments, and industries in recent years. Traditional nanofabrication techniques, such as CVD, sol-gel, and self-assembly, have been intensively studied. However, the electrochemical nanofabrication technique, which offers huge benefits for manufacturing nanomaterials as well as broad applications in industry, has not been paid much attention compare with the traditional nanofabrication methods. This book fits the niche of such technology. This book summarizes different electrochemical nanofabrication methods and shows the various essential applications of them in areas such as batteries, sensors, and many future applications.

-Discusses the principles of electrochemical nanofabrications and their great potential in sensors, batteries, optoelectronics, and many future applications
-Presents contributions by leading scientists and researchers in the field that review current state-of-the art and future prospects for electrochemical nanofabrications
-A combination of truly worldwide contribution from leading scientists in the United Kingdom, China, Germany, Finland, and Spain-Includes an extensive bibliography for further reading

-Electrochemical Nanofabrications: The General View.
-Electrochemical Replication of Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Nanostructures. Electrochemical Synthesis of Nanomaterials in Ionic Liquids.
-Applications of Functionalized Ionic Liquid Nanocomposites for Electroanalytical Chemistry.
-Nanostructured TiO2 Materials for a New Generation of Li-Ion Batteries.
Hierarchically Nanostructured Electrode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Nanomaterials in Electrochemical Devices

Length of Book (Pages): 280 Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Print ISBN: 978-981-4303-73-6 eBook ISBN: 978-981-4303-74-3
Publication Year: 2011, Cost: US$149.95

Bio/CMOS Interfaces and co-design

Author(s): Sandro Carrara

The modern demand of distributed diagnostics imposes new challenges to the world of electrochemistry. In particular, low cost, easy to use, light, miniaturized, point-of-care, implantable VLSI systems need to be designed and developed. These new CMOS systems that integrate novel electrochemical sensors also have to integrate biological surfaces. This is highly required to shortening the gap between the development of electrochemical sensors, the CMOS circuitry and the biological systems of applications. Thus, the aim of the book is to define new paradigms of the electrochemical interfaces integrated with CMOS circuits and Biological materials.

Length of Book (Pages): 258 Publisher: SPRINGER
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: 106 EURO

Conducting Polymers. A New Era in Electrochemistry, 2nd edition
Series: Monographs in Electrochemistry, Editor: Fritz Scholz

Author(s): György Inzelt

This second edition of a well-received volume has been thoroughly updated and expanded to cover the most recent developments. Coverage now includes additional polymers such as polyindole and polyazines, composites of polymers with carbon nanotubes, metals, and metal oxides, as well as bending-beam techniques for characterization. Again, the author provides a systematic survey of the knowledge accumulated in this field in the last thirty years. This includes thermodynamic aspects, the theory of the mechanism of charge transport processes, the chemical and physical properties of these compounds, the techniques of characterization, the chemical and electrochemical methods of synthesis as well as the application of these systems. The book contains a compilation of the polymers prepared so far and covers the relevant literature with almost 2000 references.
Keywords » Characterization of Conducting Polymers - Composite Materials - Electrochemically Active Polymers - Electron Transport in Conducting Polymers - Intrinsically Conducting Polymers (ICP) - Materials for Energy Technologies - Redox Polymers - Sensor Materials - Syntheses of Conducting Polymers

Length of Book (Pages): 309 Publisher: Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-642-27620-0
Publication Year: 2012, Cost: 129.95 €

Handbook of Reference Electrodes
Editors: György Inzelt, Andrzej Lewenstam, Fritz Scholz

Authors: F.G.K. Baucke, A.I. Bhatt, Z. Galus, G. Gritzner, G. Inzelt, K. Izutsu,
H. Kahlert, T. Kakiuchi, V.V. Kharton, A. Kisiel, A. Lewenstam,
K. Maksymiuk, A. Michalska, J. Migdalski, M. Rohwerder, F. Scholz,
G.A. Snook, P. Spitzer, G. Tauber, E.V. Tsipis, G. Tsirlina, S. Wunderli

Electrode potentials.- Reference redox systems in non-aqueous systems and the relation of electrode potentials in non-aqueous and mixed solvents to standard potentials in water.- Liquid junction potentials.- Salt bridges and diaphragms.- Reference electrodes for aqueous solutions.- Reference Electrodes for Use in Nonaqueous Solutions.- Reference electrodes for ionic liquids and molten salts.- Reference Electrodes in Oxidic Glass Melts.- Reference electrodes for solid electrolyte devices.- Direct solid contact in reference electrodes.- Micro reference electrodes.- Conducting polymer based reference electrodes.- Screen-printed, disposable, reference electrodes.- Pseudo-reference electrodes.- The Kelvin Probe technique as reference electrode for application on thin and ultra-thin electrolyte films.

Length of Book (Pages): 344_Publisher: Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, New York
ISBN 978-3-642-36187-6
Publication Year: 2013, Cost: 139,09 €