Physical Electrochemistry: Fundamentals, Techniques and Applications
2. Edition November 2018
480 Pages, Softcover
This book is aimed to serve as a key textbook in undergraduate courses that deal with electrochemistry, but also as a reference source for graduate students, researchers, and engineers who have interest in the field.
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This bestselling textbook on physical electrochemistry caters to the needs of advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of chemistry, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering. It is unique in covering both the more fundamental, physical aspects as well as the application-oriented practical aspects in a balanced manner. In addition it serves as a self-study text for scientists in industry and research institutions working in related fields. The book can be divided into three parts: (i) the fundamentals of electrochemistry; (ii) the most important electrochemical measurement techniques; and (iii) applications of electrochemistry in materials science and engineering, nanoscience and nanotechnology, and industry.
The second edition has been thoroughly revised, extended and updated to reflect the state-of-the-art in the field, for example, electrochemical printing, batteries, fuels cells, supercapacitors, and hydrogen storage.
THE POTENTIALS OF PHASES
FUNDAMENTAL MEASUREMENTS IN ELECTROCHEMISTRY
ELECTRODE KINETICS: SOME BASIC CONCEPTS
SINGLE-STEP ELECTRODE REACTIONS
MULTI-STEP ELECTRODE REACTIONS
SOME SPECIFIC EXAMPLES
THE IONIC DOUBLE-LAYER CAPACITANCE Cdl
NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ELECTROCATALYSIS
INTERMEDIATES IN ELECTRODE REACTIONS
UNDERPOTENTIAL DEPOSITION AND SINGLE-CRYSTAL ELECTROCHEMISTRY
EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES (2)
EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES (3)
THE ELECTROCHEMICAL QUARTZ-CRYSTAL MICROBALANCE
ENERGY CONVERSION AND STORAGE
ELECTROCHEMICAL SCANNING MICROSCOPY
Eliezer Gileadi has been a Professor of Chemistry at Tel-Aviv University (TAU) since 1966 (Emeritus since 2000). He obtained his M.Sc. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and his Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He has been a visiting professor and a lecturer at many institutes worldwide, including the University of Virginia, The University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University, The Johns Hopkins University, University of Ottawa, etc. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Electrochemical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Society for Electrochemistry. He received from the Electrochemical Society the prestigious Olin-Palladium Award and the Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching. He taught this subject for 40 years and consulted to industry.