publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Atomistic Modelling of Materials for Clean Energy Applications : hydrogen generation, hydrogen storage, and Li-ion battery

Qian, Zhao;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: KTH, Tillämpad materialfysik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
In this thesis, a number of clean-energy materials for hydrogen generation, hydrogen storage, and Li-ion battery energy storage applications have been investigated through state-of-the-art density functional theory. As an alternative fuel, hydrogen has been regarded as one of the promising clean energies with the advantage of abundance (generated through water splitting) and pollution-free emission if used in fuel cell systems. However, some key problems such as finding efficient ways to produce and store hydrogen have been hindering the realization of the hydrogen economy. Here from the scientific perspective, various materials including the nanostructures and ...
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free text keywords: Renewable energy, Materials science, Hydrogen production, Hydrogen storage, Li-ion battery, Density functional theory
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