Reduce wear with synergistic lubricant pair

Synergistic Effects Between Phosphonium-Alkylphosphate Ionic Liquids and ZDDP as Lubricant Additives

Researchers reveal synergistic lubricating effects between phosphonium-alkylphosphate ionic liquids and a classic anti-wear additive.

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Inkjet-Printed Solar Cells

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Thin-film light absorbers are fabricated using an inkjet printer, and show power-conversion efficiencies of about 6.4%.

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Electrified World

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Could we be living without fossil fuels in just 30 years time? Professor Geoff Ozin looks at the likelihood of such a Utopian vision of the future.

International Year of Light: Complex Photonic Structures

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This review gives an overview how light-trapping mechanisms based on nanophotonics principles can enhance light absorption in thin-film solar cells .

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Rolling Out the Aluminum Carpet for Large-Scale Solar Cell Processing

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Researchers have developed an innovative technique for depositing aluminum metal onto polymeric solar cells during large-scale roll-to-roll processing.

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An Improved Catalyst For Producing Hydrogen Fuel From Sunlight and Water

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Prof. Jinlong Gong and his colleagues at Tianjin University are working on novel materials for photoelectrochemical water splitting.

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Race for a CO2-to-Fuel Technology

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The race is on to develop CO2-to-Fuel technology – in an invited editorial, Professor Ozin and co-workers give their view on the current state of the art.

Driving forward: high-powered, ultra-long lifetime Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles

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Prelithiated hematite nanofibers demonstrate exceptional cyclability as anodes towards high-powered Li-ion batteries for automotive applications.

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Optimization of organic Li-ion batteries

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High performance organic Li-ion batteries have been demonstrated after optimization of the cathode, electrolyte, and protective additives.

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Following the Roadmap to Improved Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Jim Yang Lee and colleagues have designed a clever method to apply the concept of traffic engineering to the electron transport in lithium-ion batteries.

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