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Prof. Thierry Djenizian, Aix-Marseille University, "Electrochemical Energy Storage. Principle and applications"

20 - 24 Ottobre 2014

20 ore - 5 crediti

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, via Caruso 16, Aula Riunioni Piano Terra.


Course Contents in brief:
I. Basics of electrochemistry
- Redox reactions
- Thermodynamicss of redox reaction
- Kinetics of redox reaction (activation and diffusion processes)
- The Electrochemical interfaces (The Helmholtz Model, the Gouy-Chapmann Model, and the Stern Model)

II. Electrochemical analysis techniques for batteries and supercapacitors
- Potentiodynamic and potentiostatic experiments
- Current and potential transients
- Cyclic voltammetry
- Charge and discharge profiles
- Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy

III. Electrochemical Supercapacitors
- Principle and applications
- Carbon- based materials for electrochemical supercapacitors
- Oxyde-based materials and the hybrid systems

IV. Lithium-ion Batteries
- Principle and applications
- The negative electrodes for Li-ion batteries (C, oxydes, Si, ...)
- The positive electrodes for Li-ion batteries (spinels, ...)
- The different electrolytes for Li-ion batteries
- Towards the next generation of Li –based batteries (Li-air, Li-S, Li-Polymer)