Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Nuclear non-proliferation

Book Chapter

Authors
Siegfried S. Hecker - Co-Director of CISAC and Professor (Research), Department of Management Science and Engineering; FSI Senior Fellow
Matthias Englert - Postdoctoral Fellow (former) at CISAC
Michael C. Miller - Group Leader, Safeguards Science & Technology, N-1, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Cambridge University Press, Chapter 14, page(s): 162-177
November 30, 2011
Publication no. 9781107000230


Textbook Synopsis From Cambridge University Press online:

How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: 


• Renewable/non-renewable energy sources 
• Future transportation systems 
• Energy efficiency 
• Energy storage 


Whether you are a student taking an energy course or a newcomer to the field, this book will help you understand critical relationships between the environment, energy and sustainability. Leading experts provide comprehensive coverage of each topic, bringing together diverse subject matter by integrating theory with engaging insights. Each chapter includes helpful features to aid understanding, including a historical overview to provide context, suggested further reading and questions for discussion. Every subject is beautifully illustrated and brought to life with full color images and color-coded sections for easy browsing, making this a complete educational package. Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability will help enable today's scientists and educate future generations.