Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety

Francisco Tabarés (Editor)
Head of the Plasma-Wall Interaction Group, Laboratorio Nacional de Fusion, As.Euratom/Ciemat, Madrid, Spain

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications, Chemical Engineering Methods and Technology
BISAC: SCI013000


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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Lithium is a chemical element with unique properties. Its applications in today’s world are countless, from psychiatry to cell phones, and we are still far from exploiting all the exotic signatures of this amazing metal. Even so, the reader will find here a good sample of what is being investigated at present in the field of lithium chemistry and future applications in the new energy supply concepts. From carbon sequestration to fusion energy research, from lithium mining to your cell phone battery, this book will guide you through the fascinating world of the lightest solid element in earth. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. An Assessment of Lithium Resources
(José Antonio Espí Rodriguez and José Luis Sanz Contreras,
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, E.T.S de Ingenieros de Minas, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 2. Lithium Safety and Material Compatibility
(Claude B. Reed. Nuclear Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA)

Chapter 3. Lithium Glasses: Improvements as Solid Electrolytes
(M. A. Frechero, C. S. Terny and E. C. Cardillo, INQUISUR- CONICET, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina)

Chapter 4. Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Formamidinato, Amidinato and Guanidinato Lithium Complexes
(Tomáš Chlupatý, Roman Olejník and Aleš Růžička, Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic)

Chapter 5. Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of N,O- β-ketiminato and N,N´-β-diketiminato Lithium Complexes
(Roman Olejník, Tomáš Chlupatý and Aleš Růžička, Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic)

Chapter 6. Lithium Ceramics as an Alternative for the CO2 Capture. Analysis of Different Physicochemical Factors Controlling this Process
(Tatiana L. Ávalos-Rendón, M. Teresa Flores-Martínez, Lorena Martínez-dlCruz, José Ortiz-Landeros, Rafael Rodríguez-Mosqueda and Heriberto Pfeiffer, Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México DF, Mexico)

Chapter 7. Lithium as a Plasma-Facing Component for Magnetic Fusion Research
(Masayuki Ono, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, USA)

Chapter 8. Lithium and Lithium Compounds for Tritium Breeding Technology Solutions
(Luis Sedano, As Euratom/Ciemat, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 9. Thermolectric Properties of Lithium
(Daniel Andruczyk and David Ruzic, Center for Plasma-Material Interactions, Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois, IL, USA)


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