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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 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.
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).
Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Applications
Over the past decade, Ionic Liquids have attracted much interest for their use as non-aqueous electrolytes in electrochemical applications. In this context, their conductivity as well as their electrochemical stability are the most important physical properties.
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.
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.
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
Ionic Liquids for Energy Storage Applications
Ionic liquids, also called room temperature ionic liquids, are organic salts that are liquid at, or close to, room temperature.
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.
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.
Nanostructured Olivine-based Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries
Due to the adverse impact of the continued use of fossil fuels on the earth’s environment and climate, researchers have been asked to develop new approaches for producing power using renewable sources like wind and solar energy
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.
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.
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...
Metal Hydrides for NiMH Battery Applications
Rechargeable solid-state batteries are becoming increasingly important due to wide-spread use in computers, portable electronics, and vehicular applications.
Olivine-Type Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have been widely adopted as the most promising portable energy source in electronic devices because of their high working voltage, high energy density, and good cyclic performance.
Synthesis and Application of Shape-Controlled Fe3O4 Nanostructure
Professor Yadong Yin (University of California Riverside, USA) examines both direct (thermal decomposition, solvothermal, hydrothermal) and indirect (templated) synthesis methods of magnetite nanocrystals and reviews in detail the landscape of these various synthetic methods for magnetite nanocrystal and their applications...
Manufacturing, Characterization and Use of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes are materials that possess remarkable properties and offer extraordinary possibilities.
Scaling Up High-Energy Cathode Materials for Electric Vehicles
The critical technical challenges associated with the commercialization of electric vehicle batteries include cost, performance, abuse tolerance, and lifespan.
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.
Single-Walled Carbon Nanohorn Properties & Applications
Single-walled carbon nanohorns(SWCNHs) - Find manufacturing, material properties, and applications of carbon nanohorns.
Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Manufacturing, Characterization and Applications
Improved multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) have been recently developed by CoMoCAT® technique and adopted in a significant number of applications, including batteries, water filter membranes, and electric or thermal conducting polymer composites.
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.
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.
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)...
Mesoporous Oxides and Their Applications to Hydrogen Storage
Mesoporous Oxides and Their Applications to Hydrogen Storage
Introducing HYDRNOL™: Organic Liquid Storage for Hydrogen
we presents an article concering an introduction to HYDRNOL™: organic liquid storage for hydrogen.
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.
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.
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.
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