Student designs revolutionary energy storage solution

A Lancaster engineering undergraduate has invented a new storage solution that could provide the missing-link needed for a renewable energy revolution

Solar Trees – Semitransparent, Flexible, Organic Solar Cells

A team of researchers from the U.K. and Germany present the technology behind an exciting phase of solar cell technology: solar trees.

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Best of Advanced Energy Materials – July

Take a look at the great cover images from the July issues and top five most accessed articles this month.

Plasmon-mediated photocatalysis – Pd nanoparticles in a double role

Pd nanosheets function both as broadband light absorbers and as synthetic catalysts for the dehydrogenation of formic acid to hydrogen and oxygen.

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Bioinspired hollow spheres for energy storage

Researchers from China were inspired by the structure of an egg to create multilayered nanospheres with favorable energy storage properties.

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Graphene analogues for high-performance energy storage applications

Graphene analogues, due to their remarkable electrochemical properties, have shown great potential in energy-related applications.

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Ultralight aerogels conduct electricity

Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created soft polymer materials capable of thermoelectric energy generation.

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ZSW Sets New World Record for Thin-film Solar Cells

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) has nudged up the performance bar for thin-film solar cells yet another notch.

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Highly efficient ORR electrocatalysts derived from MOFs

A NUS team has reported a highly efficient ORR electrocatalyst derived from an iron-based metal–organic framework (MOF).

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Demonstration of polycrystalline thin film coatings on glass for spin Seebeck energy harvesting

A newly discovered phenomena enables the separation of the key physical parameters that limit the efficiency of conventional thermoelectrics.

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