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4th International Conference on Electrochemistry, will be organized around the theme “Exploring the Fusion of Chemistry with Electrical Devices ”

Electrochemistry 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Electrochemistry 2018

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Computational Electrochemistry is the development of mathematical models for the chemical and physical processes in batteries and fuel cells with the purpose to investigate them with the help of computer simulations and mathematical analysis.  Theoretical studies of electronic materials and electrochemicals are involved in theoretical chemistry .Theoretical studies on the electrode materials in lithium-ion batteries provide information on the structural changes during the charging and discharging processes.

  • Track 1-1Standard Electrode Potentials
  • Track 1-2Modern Electronic Structure Theory
  • Track 1-3Electron Correlation in Electrochemistry
  • Track 1-4Energy and Entropy Corrections
  • Track 1-5Thermodynamic State Functions
  • Track 1-6Electronic Structure Models in Electrochemistry
  • Track 1-7Modeling the Electrode Surface
  • Track 1-8Modeling the Electrode Potential
  • Track 1-9Electromotive Force

Analytical Electrochemistry is the application of electrochemical processes to measure the quantity of a species of interest Electroanalytical techniques are concerned with the interplay between electricity and chemistry, namely, the measurements of electrical quantities, such as current, potential, or charge and their relationship to chemical parameters. Physical Electrochemistry deals with the thermodynamics and kinetics (rates and mechanisms) of electrochemical processes. This study involves the process of electrocatalysis & electroanalysis. 

  • Track 2-1Electrocatalysis
  • Track 2-2Electroanalysis
  • Track 2-3Faradic Process
  • Track 2-4Electrical Double layer
  • Track 2-5Electrocapillary Effect
  • Track 2-6Electrode Reactions
  • Track 2-7Electrochemiaclimpedance Spectroscopy
  • Track 2-8Electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis
  • Track 2-9Potentiostat

Photoelectrochemistry is a natural nexus between chemistry and physics. photoelectrochemistry can be divided into three sub-processes, namely (i) the creation of electron-hole pairs by light absorption; (ii) separation/transport on the charge carriers and finally (iii) the water splitting reaction. Photoelectrochemical cells are solar cells that generate electrical energy or hydrogen in a process related to electrolysis of water. 

  • Track 3-1Photoelectrochemical Cells
  • Track 3-2Electrochemical Light Emitting Cells
  • Track 3-3Electrochemiluminescence
  • Track 3-4Solar Cells
  • Track 3-5Optoelectronics
  • Track 3-6Multielectron Photoprocesses
  • Track 3-7Photoexcitation
  • Track 3-8Photoelectrochemical Device
  • Track 3-9Photovoltaics
  • Track 3-10Heterogenus Photosynthesis and Photocatalysis
  • Track 3-11photoluminescence

Electrochemical energy conversion is a field of energy technology concerned with electrochemical methods of energy conversion including fuel cells and photoelectrochemical. Systems for electrochemical energy storage and conversion include fuel cells, batteries, electrochemical capacitors and conductors.

  • Track 4-1Electrochemical Energy Materials
  • Track 4-2Electrochemical Cells
  • Track 4-3Electrolysers
  • Track 4-4Batteries
  • Track 4-5Fuel Cells
  • Track 4-6Capacitors
  • Track 4-7Conductors

Sensor is equipment which identifies or measures a physical property, records, indicates and responds to it. Sensor is a device which provides a usable output in response to a specified measurand. Sensors include Industrial Sensors, Positional Sensors, Temperature Sensors, Optical Sensors, Humidity Sensors and Current Sensors. Sensitivity of a sensor is described as the ratio of change in output value of a sensor to the per unit change in input value that causes the output change.

  • Track 5-1Industrial Sensors
  • Track 5-2Electronic Sensor Systems
  • Track 5-3Transducers
  • Track 5-4Current Sensors
  • Track 5-5Humidity Sensors
  • Track 5-6Optical Sensors
  • Track 5-7Charge coupled Devices
  • Track 5-8Circuits
  • Track 5-9Temperature Sensors
  • Track 5-10Positional Sensors
  • Track 5-11Microelectronic Sensors

Bioelectrochemistry a section of electrochemistry and biophysical chemistry with topics like cell electron-proton transport, cell membrane potentials and electrode reactions of redox enzymes. Protein electrochemistry is considered according to (i) its intrinsic redox activity as generated by prosthetic groups and/or amino acid residues as well as (ii) charge transfer or adsorption at interfaces between two immiscible solutions. Electrochemistry associates a process for the selective oxidation or reduction of organic molecules and can accomplish transformations that are quite different from those realized by chemical reagents. 

  • Track 6-1Bioelectrochemical systems
  • Track 6-2Electroorganic Reactions
  • Track 6-3Molecular Electrochemistry
  • Track 6-4Synthetic Electrochemistry
  • Track 6-5Electro organic synthesis
  • Track 6-6Electrochemistry at cells and tissues
  • Track 6-7Biofuels
  • Track 6-8Biosensors
  • Track 6-9The Brain and Electrochemistry
  • Track 6-10Electroporation and Biomedical Applications
  • Track 6-11Protein Electrochemistry
  • Track 6-12Ion Channels

Energy storage is a crucial tool for enabling the effective integration of renewable energy. The battery is an essential component of almost all aircraft electrical systems. Batteries operate by converting chemical energy into electrical energy through electrochemical discharge reactions. Batteries are poised of one or more cells, each enclosing a positive electrode, negative electrode, separator, and electrolyte. Batteries are rated in terms of their nominal voltage and ampere-hour capacity. Battery types include Primary Batteries, Secondary Batteries, Lead-Acid Battery, Lithium-Ion Battery and Flow Batteries.

  • Track 7-1Primary Batteries
  • Track 7-2Secondary Batteries
  • Track 7-3Lead-Acid Battery
  • Track 7-4Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Track 7-5Flow Batteries

Corrosion is the process that results in the deterioration of the performance of a material the result of which is corrosion damage. A physicochemical interaction leading to a significant deterioration of the functional properties of either a material, or the environment with which it has interacted, or both of these. Corrosion damage to materials can be caused by a wide variety of environments. The overall corrosion process necessarily involves at least two simultaneous reactions: an oxidation (or anodic) reaction and a reduction (or cathodic reaction), which are coupled through the exchange of electrons and are therefore known as electrochemical reactions. Passivity is caused by the solid-state electrochemical oxidation of a metallic substrate, under the correct conditions of potential and pH, to a solid species that is largely stable to dissolution. The four main methods for controlling the corrosion of a material or component are: (a) materials selection, (b) environmental modification, (c) electrochemical control and (d) application of a protective coating.

  • Track 8-1Electrochemical Origin of Corrosion
  • Track 8-2Corrosion Process
  • Track 8-3Protective non-protective oxides
  • Track 8-4Passivity
  • Track 8-5Protective Coatings
  • Track 8-6Electroneagetivity
  • Track 8-7Electrodeposition
  • Track 8-8Corrosion Control

Electronic materials are the sort of materials which are regularly used as core elements in a variety of device applications. These elements can be, for example, memories, displays, LEDs and could be easily seen in daily electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, computers, laptops, tablets, GPS devices, LED bulbs, TVs and monitors. Electronic properties of a material are governed by the response of electrons and other charged entities to external stimulus such as electrical potential difference and its variation, incident electromagnetic radiation, magnetic field, heat, mechanical forces etc.

  • Track 9-1Solid State Electrochemistry
  • Track 9-2Electromagnetism
  • Track 9-3Electroceramic Materials
  • Track 9-4Thermoelectrics
  • Track 9-5Metamaterials and Microwave Materials
  • Track 9-6Electronic Grade Materials
  • Track 9-7Electrophoresis
  • Track 9-8Electrographic Photoconductor Technology
  • Track 9-9Elastomers
  • Track 9-10Electrolysers
  • Track 9-11Electroplating
  • Track 9-12Electrogravimetry

Carbon nanotubes are enormus molecules of pure carbon that are long and thin and shaped like tubes, about 1-3 nanometres (1 nm = 1 billionth of a meter) in diameter, and hundreds to thousands of nanometres long. Carbon is a versatile element and can form various allotropes, including graphite, diamond, and fullerene-like structures. Thin carbon layers are considered as a prospective material for a wide range of biomedical application e.g. tissue regeneration , controlled drug delivery , surface coating for bone-related implants, increase of resistance to microbial adherence, blood interfacing implants applications or neuronal growth. Fullerenes transmit photoluminescence which could be utilized in advanced imaging technologies. Carbon nanoparticles, nanotubes and nanodiamonds, are considered as promising building blocks for the construction of novel nanomaterial’s for emerging industrial technologies, such as molecular electronics, advanced optics or storage of hydrogen as a potential source of energy.

  • Track 10-1Fullerence
  • Track 10-2Laser Ablation
  • Track 10-3Carbon Nanoparticles
  • Track 10-4Torus
  • Track 10-5Nitrogen doped Carbon Nanotubes
  • Track 10-6Graphenated Carbon Nanotubes
  • Track 10-7Singlewalled Carbon Nanotubes
  • Track 10-8Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
  • Track 10-9Carbon Nanolayers
  • Track 10-10Nanoelectrochemistry

Dielectric is something analogous to current flow over a capacitor arrangment at the time of  the charging process when current introduced at one plate (usually a metal) flows through the insulator to charge another plate (usually a metal). Dielectric materials have been used in numerous applications encompassing coatings on conductors e.g., cables, wires! Passive devices in circuits e.g., capacitors! Insulators in active devices e.g., gate dielectrics in transistors. Ceramic components are used in packages for semiconductor integrated circuits, as well as in automobile engines, in composites for aerospace vehicles, and in high efficiency power generation stations. Dielectrics play important roles in applications ranging from sensors, isolation for conductors in the power utility industry, to ceramic cookware. Further, in the promptly emerging area of biological systems, the dielectric constant is important because electrostatic effects are used to link structure and function of biological molecules. Dielectric materials such as ferroelectric and piezoelectric nanomaterial’s offer significant advantages for communication devices and data storage systems. 

  • Track 11-1Electronic polarization
  • Track 11-2Polarization and dielectric constant
  • Track 11-3Dielectric loss
  • Track 11-4Linear dielectric materials
  • Track 11-5Non linear dielectric materials
  • Track 11-6Ferroelectric Materials
  • Track 11-7Tunable dielectrics

Electrochemical deposition is a method by that a thin and tightly adherent desired coating of metal, oxide, or salt can be deposited onto the surface of a conductor substrate by simple electrolysis of a solution containing the desired metal ion or its chemical complex. Electroplating is often also called "electrodeposition". "Electroplating" can be considered to occur by the process of electrodeposition. It’s a action using electrical current to decrease cations of a desired material from a solution and coat that material as a thin film onto a conductive substrate surface. Electrodeposition is being exploited now to make complex 3D electrical interconnects in computer chips. Using proteins to regulate the growth of electrodeposited materials is truly a frontier area where biology meets nanotechnology. Nanofabrication is the design and manufacture of devices with dimensions measured in nanometres. One nanometre is 10 -9 meter, or a millionth of a millimetre. Nanofabrication is of significance to computer engineers by cause it discloses the door to super-high-density microprocessor s and memory chips. Electrocoating is a process by which electrically charged particles are deposited out of a water suspension to coat a conductive part. During the electrocoat method, paint is enforced to a part at a certain film thickness, which is regulated by the amount of voltage applied.

  • Track 12-1Electroless Plating
  • Track 12-2Nanofabrication
  • Track 12-3Porosity
  • Track 12-4Electroless Coatings
  • Track 12-5Electroplating
  • Track 12-6Electrophoretic deposition

Electrochemical oxidation (EO) as electrochemical method is different by three aspects. The first is that is the most versatility process in water treatment area and covers: various industrial effluent treatment including, amongst others, distillery, agrochemical, pulp and paper, textile dyes, oilfield and metalplating wastes; hazardous effluent treatment including hospital wastes; removal of pathogens and persistent, pharmaceutical residues and biological from municipal wastewater treatment plant; removal of organic micro-pollutants such as pesticides and heavy metals such as arsenic and chromium from water. Electrochemical oxidation is complementary with most other methods: chemical or electrochemical, and is often combined with one or more of them. And finally, this procedure is the most interdisciplinary of all. It includes: material science, (micro)biology, (electro)chemistry, environmental protection, water supply systems, etc. The most usual water treatment process are electrocoagulation, electroflotation, electrochemical oxidation, electrochemical reduction and electrodeposition. Alkaline water electrolysis (AWE) is classified and influenced by four factors of anode, cathode, separator and cell structure of electrolyzer. 

  • Track 13-1Electrodes
  • Track 13-2Electrodisinfection
  • Track 13-3Electrooxidation
  • Track 13-4Electroflotation
  • Track 13-5Electrocoagulation
  • Track 13-6Alkaline Water Electrolysis
  • Track 13-7Electrode Water Interface
  • Track 13-8Electrolysis of water and Methanation
  • Track 13-9Electrolysis
  • Track 13-10Electroreduction

Electrochemical surface science the microscopic understanding of electrochemical reactions and the place where it happens is the solid/liquid interface. Electrochemistry is important for industries concerned with products and processes such as batteries, fuel cells, electroplating, corrosion inhibition, electro-organic synthesis, and sensor devices. Because electrode reactions take place at solid-liquid interface where the electrode is in contact with a solution, electrochemical interface plays an important role in controlling the electron transfer reaction. 

  • Track 14-1Electrochemical Atomic Layer Deposition
  • Track 14-2Atomic imaging of surface
  • Track 14-3Nanoscale surface probing
  • Track 14-4Exploration of surface catalysis
  • Track 14-5Ion Electronn Interaction
  • Track 14-6Interfaces

The methods of each electrochemical instrument are accomplished for a specific purpose they are all bound together by fundamental principles that govern the operation. Collectively known as the principles of electrochemical engineering Electrochemical engineering includes transport processes, current and potential distribution phenomena, thermodynamics, kinetics, scale-up, sensing, control, and optimization. The development, design, and operation of electrochemical processes have seen enormous advances within the last few decades with profound changes in the recent past. Electrochemical engineering and science have generated an enormous number of new process options and technologies.

  • Track 15-1Interconnection between Chemical Engineering and Electrochemistry
  • Track 15-2Electrochemical Systems
  • Track 15-3Electrochemical Industry
  • Track 15-4Electrochemical Reactor Design
  • Track 15-5Electrochemical Machining Design
  • Track 15-6New challenges and frontiers in Electrochemical Engineering
  • Track 15-7Industrial Electrochemistry

The part of electrochemistry that deals with environmental issues is named environmental electrochemistry. Environmental Electrochemistry includes detection of the pollution in solid, liquid, gas and bio media (electrochemical sensors). – electrochemical remediation of wastewaters, gases and soils, – metal recycling, i.e. selective electrodeposition of metals from metal scraps, – alternative sources of energy, i.e. electrochemical production of hydrogen using renewable energy sources (wind, waves, geothermal etc.) as well as direct conversion of the energy of electrochemical reactions to electricity in fuel cells. 

  • Track 16-1Pollutant Transport
  • Track 16-2Pollutant Analysis
  • Track 16-3Pollutant Treatment
  • Track 16-4Electrochemistry of Inorganic Pollutants
  • Track 16-5Electrochemical Disinfection of Water
  • Track 16-6Electrochemical Reactors for Pollutant Treatment
  • Track 16-7Chemical Recycling
  • Track 16-8Electrochemical Remediation

Electrochemical investigation on inorganic molecules, compounds is inorganic electrochemistry. Inorganic Electrochemistry is therefore to study the effects of such electron addition/removal processes on the molecular frames. Voltammetry is the study of current as a function of applied potential. These curves I = f(E) are called voltammograms. Voltammetric techniques involve perturbing the initial zero-current condition of an electrochemical cell by imposing a change in potential to the working electrode and observing the fate of the generated current. Cyclic Voltammetry is the most popular voltammetric technique used in the field of inorganic chemistry. 

  • Track 17-1Voltammetry
  • Track 17-2Electrochemical Measurements
  • Track 17-3Chemiluminescence
  • Track 17-4Chronoamperometry
  • Track 17-5Metal Complexes
  • Track 17-6Mass Transport
  • Track 17-7Electrostatics

The global electrochemical instruments market for the forecast period of 2014 to 2019. This market is expected to reach $2,205.9 Million by 2019 from $1,713.0 Million in 2014, at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period (2014 to 2019). Electrochemical Instruments Market is expected to reach $2.2 Billion by 2019. The automotive sensors market, in terms of value, is expected to grow from USD 22.94 Billion in 2016 to USD 36.42 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.71% between 2017 and 2023. The smart sensor market is expected to grow from USD 18.58 Billion in 2015 to USD 57.77 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 18.1% between 2016 and 2022. The global battery market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.15% to reach a market size of 17.26 Billion by 2021. The Global Graphene Battery Market size is projected to reach $115 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 38.4% during the forecast period (2016-2022). The Global Lithium-Ion Battery Market size is expected reach $46.21 billion by 2022, with a CAGR of 10.8% during the forecast period (2016-2022). The global lead acid battery market is expected to surpass US$ 58 Bn in 2020, up from US$ 48.8 Bn observed in 2015. The global corrosion protective coatings market is expected to reach USD 28.02 billion by 2024.  The global corrosion protective coatings market demand was 5,821.3 kilo tons in 2015 and is expected to reach 10,196.6 kilo tons by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.4% from 2016 to 2024. The electrochemical sensors market is expected to grow to USD 8.35 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 7.97% over the period 2016-2021. 

  • Track 18-1Electrochemical Instruments Market
  • Track 18-2Sensor Market
  • Track 18-3Battery Market
  • Track 18-4Corrosion Market
  • Track 18-5Protective Coating Market
  • Track 18-6Fuel Cell market

Electrochemistry in biology and Medicine: Electrochemical energy is produced in every cell of every plant and animal. An animal’s nervous system sends its signals by means of electrochemical reactions. Electrochemical process and its technological application have a role in modern medicine. Electrochemistry in industry is for purification of metal, electroplating of metal. Electrochemistry is also used in daily life

  • Track 19-1Electrochemistry in Industry
  • Track 19-2Electrochemistry in biology and Medicine
  • Track 19-3Electrochemistry in Daily Life