MAT_SCI 495-3: Advanced Special Topics in Material Science: Electrochemistry for Energy Storage and Conversion

Quarter Offered

Spring : TTh 9:30-10:50 ; Haile


This course will focus on Thermodynamics and kinetics of ion and electron transport in solids, with emphasis on processes in electrolyte and electrode materials used in energy storage and conversion. Treatment of electroanalytical characterization techniques including a.c. impedance spectroscopy, voltammetry and d.c. polarization methods. Application areas include fuel cells, electrochemical gas separation membranes, batteries, supercapacitors, and hydrogen storage materials.

Registration Requirements

Graduate and advanced undergraduate students