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Non-Fullerene Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
The emerging organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology is very promising for low-cost solar energy production.
Iron Pnictide Superconductors: Discovery and Current Status
We have explored novel transparent oxide semiconductors, focusing on the low dimensional structure embedded in the crystal structure: in particular, a 3-dimensionally (3D) connected nanometer sized cage structure and a 2-dimensional (2D) layered structure composed of a narrow gap semiconductor...
Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membranes for Fuel Cell and Electrolyser Applications
Advances in the electrochemical conversion of water to and from hydrogen and oxygen have principally been achieved through the development of new materials and by understanding the mechanisms of the degradation of proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC) during operation.
Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Applications
Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Applications
Safer High-performance Electrodes, Solid Electrolytes, and Interface Reactions for Lithium-ion Batteries
Li-ion batteries are currently the focus of numerous research efforts with applications designed to reduce carbon-based emissions and improve energy storage capabilities.
Applications of Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide
Graphene oxide is a unique material that can be viewed as a single monomolecular layer of graphite with various oxygen containing functionalities such as epoxide, carbonyl, carboxyl and hydroxyl groups.
Few Monolayer Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) on Surfaces and Interfaces for Energy Applications
Few Monolayer Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) on Surfaces and Interfaces for Energy Applications
Graphene Nanoribbons: Production and Applications
Graphene is a one-atomic-layer thick two-dimensional material made of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure. Its fascinating electrical, optical, and mechanical properties ignited enormous interdisciplinary interest from the physics, chemistry, and materials science fields.
Properties and Applications of Functionalized Graphene Oxide
Professor Aran (Claremont University, USA) thoroughly discusses the engineering of graphene based materials through careful functionalization of graphene oxide, a solution processable form of graphene.
U.S. Department of Energy’s Materials Research for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries
Increasing fuel costs and concerns about greenhouse gas emissions have spurred the growth in sales of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) that carry a battery pack to supplement the performance of the internal combustion engine (ICE).
Advances in Conversion-Type Li-Metal Fluoride Battery
Professor Qiao’s laboratory lays out recent advances in conversion type lithium metal fluoride batteries. This review explores key concepts in developing electrochemically stable microstructures for wide Li-ion insertion channels.
Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes synthesized by the Super-Growth Method: Properties & Applications
Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes synthesized by the Super-Growth Method & their properties & applications, including dispersing SGCNTs, SGCNT-polymer composites & SGCNT-metal composites are discussed.
Materials Issues in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Materials Issues in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Intermetallic Hydrides With High Dissociation Pressure
Interaction of hydrogen with multi-component intermetallic compounds of AB5- and AB2-type were studied in the current work. Several new intermetallic hydrides with potential applications in high-capacity hydrogen storage have been identified and fully characterized using a gas-volumetric analytical technique.
Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells
Proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells operate at relatively low temperatures and are composed of two electrodes and a conductive elecrolyte.
Advances in Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
As with all types of fuel cells, a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) is capable of efficiently transforming chemical energy into electrical energy.
High-Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries via a Couette–Taylor-Flow-Reactor
Dr. Schmuch, Dr. Siozios, Professor Dr. Winter, and Dr. Placke review the challenges and opportunities of nickelrich layered oxide cathode materials. They discuss production processes for the layered oxide cathode materials as well as their chemistry and morphology.
Nanomaterials for Energy Storage in Lithium-ion Battery Applications
Nanomaterials for Energy Storage in Lithium-ion Battery Applications
Recent Developments on Hydrogen Release from Ammonia Borane
Record crude oil prices combined with public interest in energy security have resulted in increased attention to a potential transportation economy based on hydrogen fuel.
Graphene-Based Composites and their Unique Renewable Energy Applications
Graphene is a unique two-dimensional (2D) structure of monolayer carbon atoms packed into a dense honeycomb crystal that has attracted great interest due to its diverse and fascinating properties.
Materials for Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (TF-SOFCs)
This technical spotlight focuses on the thin film solid oxide fuel cells (TF-SOFC). TF-SOFCs refer to solid oxide fuel cells with electrolyte thin films. This review highlights technical advantages of TF-SOFC and introduces deposition methods of electrolyte thin films to...
Alternative Energy Tutorial
A brief tutorial of alternative energy materials for advanced batteries and fuel cells, as well as high-purity inorganics, conducting polymers, and electrolytes.
Complex Hydrides: A New Category of Solid-state Lithium Fast-ion Conductors
Research and development of solid-state lithium fast-ion conductors is crucial because they can be potentially used as solid electrolytes in all-solid-state batteries, which may solve the safety and energy-density related issues of conventional lithium-ion batteries that use liquid (farmable organic)...
Thermoelectric Performance of Perovskite-type Oxide Materials
The prevailing strategies for heat and electric-power production that rely on fossil and fission fuels are having a negative impact on the environment and on our living conditions.
Lithium-Ion Battery Performance: Dependence on Material Synthesis and Post‑Treatment Methods
Lithium-Ion Battery Performance: Dependence on Material Synthesis and Post‑Treatment Methods
Functional Magnetic Materials: Synergy Between Basic Science and Evolving Technology
The application of magnetism and magnetic materials pervades our modern civilization in the form of electrical power, communications and information storage.
Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
Discover more about advancements being made to improve energy density of lithium ion battery materials.
Metal Borohydrides
An article about metal borohydrides as hydrogen storage materials
Ionic Liquids Based Electrolytes for Rechargeable Batteries
Here, we present a short review of ionic liquid electrolytes used in state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries including high performance and low-cost aluminum batteries, non-flammable Li-based batteries, and high-cycling and stable dual-graphite batteries. We also outline the key issues explored so as...
Solid-State Rechargeable Batteries
Dr. Sun reviews the recent advances in solid-state rechargeable batteries and cover the fundamentals of solid electrolytes in solid-state batteries, the theory of ion conduction, and the structures and electrochemical processes of solid-state Li batteries.
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