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Supercapacitors are widely used in tiny (MEMS) high-tech devices, as well as in advanced energy systems. Practical use of ultracapacitors opens up new horizons in the technology of accumulation, storing and delivery of electrical energy. Modern materials and technologies which are used to create supercapacitors are results of the advanced achievements in the field of fundamental and applied physics and materials science.

The special collection “Supercapacitors” consists of papers published by Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2010 up to 2015 and covers a wide range of advanced achievements in the field of applied research of materials and technologies for manufacturing of supercapacitors and some of their application in different... more details...
The phenomenon of superconductivity in materials offers great opportunities for fundamental and applied sciences. Application of superconducting material in measuring devices, medical diagnostics, in space and energy industries and transport, is only a short list of possible use of the phenomenon of superconductivity in everyday human activity.

The special collection “Superconductors and Superconductivity” consists of papers published by Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2010 up to 2015 and covers a wide range of advanced achievements in the field of applied research and applied application of superconductors in different branches of engineering.

Compiled scientific papers are presented in two chapters:
Chapter 1:... more details...
As a direct development of nanotechnologies, graphene is the first known crystal that has genuine two-dimensional structure (2D). The diversity of properties of graphene has predetermined a wide range of applications of its use in many areas of scientific and practical activities.

The collection “Graphene” consists of papers published by Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2010 up to 2015 and covers the technology of graphene formation, as well as the application of this unique material to a wide range of technological developments.

The papers are presented in nine chapters:
Chapter 1: Technologies of Graphene Formation;
Chapter 2: Research and Analysis Properties and Quality of Graphene;
Chapter 3:... more details...
The main advantages of solar energy are inexhaustibility and wide accessibility, as well as the relative environmental friendliness of its transformation into other forms of energy.

The widespread use of solar energy requires the creation of functionally complete systems which convert solar energy into an element of a given technological process.

The collection “Engineering of Solar Energy Systems” consists of papers published by Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2010 to 2014 inclusive and covers a wide range of advanced achievements in the field of creating and designing systems for technological use of solar energy.

The compiled scientific papers are presented in eight chapters:
Chapter 1: Solar... more details...
Solar energy possesses enormous potential as a source of affordable and inexhaustible energy. Solar energy is utilized with the help of various technologies and, in particular, photovoltaic technology, based on photovoltaic elements which provide direct conversion of solar energy into electricity.

The compilation “Research and Development of Solar Cells” covers papers concerning various aspects of the design, research and manufacture of photovoltaic cells, as they have been selected from the library of Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2010 to 2014 inclusive.

All materials are presented in five chapters:
Chapter 1: Silicon Based Solar Cells
Chapter 2: Dye-Sensitized Cells
Chapter 3: Other Types of... more details...
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