Electrochemical Water Splitting


Aiming at the generation of hydrogen from water, electrochemical water splitting represents a promising clean technology for generating a renewable energy resource.


Electrochemical Water Splitting – Materials and Applications
Eds. Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Rizwana Mobin, Abdullah M. Asiri
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 59
Publication Date 2019, 250 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-044-7 (release date October 25th, 2019)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-045-1
DOI: 10.21741/9781644900451

Aiming at the generation of hydrogen from water, electrochemical water splitting represents a promising clean technology for generating a renewable energy resource. The book reviews the fundamental aspects and describes recent research advances. Properties and characterization methods for various types of electrocatalysts are discussed, including noble metals, earth-abundant metals, metal-organic frameworks, carbon nanomaterials and polymers.

Electrochemical Water Splitting, Renewable Energy Resource, Electrocatalysts, Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER), Noble Metal Catalysts, Earth-Abundant Metal Catalysts, MOF Catalysts, Carbon-based Nanocatalysts, Polymer Catalysts, Transition Metal-based Electrocatalysts, Fe-based Electrocatalysts, Co-based Electrocatalysts, Ni-based Electrocatalysts, Metal Free Catalysts, Transition-Metal Chalcogenides, Prussian Blue Analogues


Table of contents

Transition Metal-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen-Evolution Reaction beyond Ni, Co, Fe
H.L.S. Santos, J.A. Dias, M.A.S. Andrade Jr, L.H. Mascaro

Fe-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen-Evolution Reaction
Yanyan Yang, Shasha Li, Xuli Ma, Xiaogang Hao, Abuliti Abudula, Guoqing Guan

Co-Based Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction
Xiumin Li, Guoqing Guan

Metal Free Catalysts for Water Splitting
Paramita Karfa, Kartick Chandra Majhi, Rashmi Madhuri

Ni-Based Electrocatalyst for Full Water Splitting
Atanu Roy, Samik Saha, Apurba Ray, Sachindranath Das

Transition-Metal Chalcogenides for Oxygen-Evolution Reaction
Kartick Chandra Majhi, Paramita Karfa, Rashmi Madhuri

Interface-Engineered Electrocatalysts for Water Splitting
Nur Azimah Abd Samad, Chin Wei Lai, Mohd Rafie Johan

Application of Prussian Blue Analogues and Related Compounds for Water Splitting
Próspero Acevedo-Peña, Edilso Reguera

Ni-Based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction
K. Karthick, Subrata Kundu

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About the editors

Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 138 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published forty-two edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland and Materials Research Forum LLC, U.S.A. He is the member of various editorial boards of the journals and serving as associate editor for journals such as Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature, Frontiers Section Editor of Current Analytical Chemistry, published by Bentham Science Publishers, editorial board member for Scientific Reports-Nature and editor for Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.