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Electrochemical Science for a Sustainable Society

A Tribute to John O’M Bockris

  • Kohei Uosaki

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. John O’M. Bockris
    Pages 1-21
  3. Ioannis Katsounaros, Marc T. M. Koper
    Pages 23-50
  4. Masahiro Watanabe, Donald A. Tryk
    Pages 51-94
  5. Wolfgang Schmickler
    Pages 95-111
  6. Enrique Herrero, Juan M. Feliu
    Pages 113-146
  7. Takuya Masuda, Kohei Uosaki
    Pages 147-174
  8. Kiyoshi Kanamura
    Pages 175-195
  9. R. Winston Revie
    Pages 209-221
  10. S. P. S. Badwal, A. P. Kulkarni, H. Ju, S. Giddey
    Pages 223-259

About this book

Introduction

This book honors Professor. John O’M. Bockris, presenting authoritative reviews on some of the subjects to which he made significant contributions – i.e., electrocatalysis, fuel cells, electrochemical theory, electrochemistry of single crystals, in situ techniques, rechargeable batteries, passivity, and solar-fuels – and revealing the roles of electrochemical science and technology in achieving a sustainable society. 

Electrochemistry has long been an object of study and is now growing in importance, not only because of its fundamental scientific interest but also because of the central role it is expected to play in a future sustainable society. Professor John O’M. Bockris contributed greatly to various aspects of fundamental and applied electrochemistry – such as the structure of the double layer, kinetics and mechanism of the electrochemistry of hydrogen and oxygen, electrocatalysis, adsorption and electrochemical oxidation of small organic molecules, fuel cells, electrocrystallization, theoretical electrochemistry, new methods, photoelectrochemistry, bioelectrochemistry, corrosion and passivity, hydrogen in metals, ionic solutions and ionic liquids, and molten silicates and glasses, as well as socio-economic issues such as the hydrogen economy – for over half a century from 1945 until his retirement in 1997.

Keywords

Bioelectrochemistry Corrosion Electrocatalysis Electrochemistry for sustainability Fuel cell electrochemistry Hydrogen electrochemistry Solar fuel Theoretical electrochemistry kinetics of electrochemistry

Editors and affiliations

  • Kohei Uosaki
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute for Materials ScienceTsukubaJapan

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