Advanced Materials and Systems for Electrochemical Technologies


Mauro Coelho dos Santos (Editor)
Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000

This book concerns advanced materials for electrochemical technologies. Firstly, the focus concerns fuel cell devices in which state of the art materials for anodes in both fuel cells and biological fuel cells were carefully discussed. After that, novel sensors and biosensors were deeply described. Finally, the wastewater treatment using advanced oxidation processes was pointed out, taking into account anodes and/or cathodes evidencing materials and processes. Briefly, energy, bio-applications and environmental approaches were discussed using electrochemistry as the main tool.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Fuel Cells (pp.1-2)

Chapter 1. PtSn Electrocatalysts for Ethanol Oxidation Reaction:
The Effect of Metal Ratio and Thermal Treatment (pp. 3-26)
(Flavio Colmati and Ermete Antolini)

Chapter 2. Electrocatalysts for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells (pp. 27-52)
(Júlio César Martins da Silva, Thiago Lopes,
Almir Oliveira Neto and Estevam Vitorio Spinacé)

Chapter 3. Nanostructured Materials for Biological Fuel Cells (pp. 53-70)
(Sidney Aquino Neto and Adalgisa R. De Andrade)

Sensors and Biosensors (pp. 71-72)

Chapter 4. Activated Nitroaromatics Are Useful Surface Redox
Modifiers in Electroanalysis (pp. 73-114)
(Cleylton B. Lopes, Erivaldo O. Costa, Leonardo V. da Silva,
Jadriane A. Xavier, Andresa K. A. de Almeida,
Francisco A. S. Silva, Phabyanno R. Lima, Lauro T. Kubota
and Marília O. F. Goulart)

Chapter 5. Electrochemical Nanoplasmonic Sensors (pp. 115-126)
(Bruno P. Crulhas, Agnieszka E. Karpik,
Gustavo R. Castro and Valber A. Pedrosa)

Chapter 6. Recent Materials and Recognition Elements Applied in
Electrochemical Biosensors (pp. 127-172)
(Dênio E. P. Souto, Ana C. M. de Moraes,
José T. C. Barragan, Everson T. S. G. da Silva,
Lory C. Carossi and Lauro T. Kubota)

Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation Processes (pp. 173-174)

Chapter 7. Synthesis of Self-Organized Nanostructured Oxide for
Photocatalysis and Photoelectrocatalysis Application (pp. 175-210)
(Carlos Ponce de León Albarrán and Christiane de Arruda Rodrigues)

Chapter 8. Applied Electrochemical Materials for Treatment of
Synthetic and Real Waste Water (pp. 211-260)
(L. R. Aveiro, E. C. Paz, F. M. Souza,
V. S. Pinheiro, T. S. Lima and M. C. Santos)

Index (pp. 261)

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