Graphene tubes in electrocatalysis

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A group of researchers have developed a new hybrid catalyst technology to reduce oxygen at fuel cell cathodes.

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Improving supercapacitor rate performance with MXene/CNT composites

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Flexible MXene/carbon composite electrodes composed of alternating layers of titanium carbide-based MXene and carbon nanotubes have been fabricated.

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Transparent electrodes derived from copper and tungsten

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British researchers have reported a window electrode based on an ultra-thin bilayer of copper and amorphous tungsten sub-oxide.

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Molybdenum disulfide nanosheets married with carbon nanofibers for high-energy batteries

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Shu-Hong Yu and his team have developed a method to construct kinetically stable anode materials for high-energy applications.

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Improved MoS2 catalysts for hydrogen production

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New research has found that “edge-free” monolayer MoS2 films supported by 3D nanoporous gold possess outstanding catalytic activity,

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Modeling improved organic solar cell behaviour

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A new electrostatic model has been developed, which treats electrons and holes not as point charges or an average electrostatic density, but as delocalized Gaussian spheres.

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Unique catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized

Researchers show how a unique nano-alloy composed of palladium nano-islands embedded in tungsten nanoparticles creates a new type of catalyst.

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Next generation batteries with titanium dioxide anodes

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have developed a new battery that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only 2 minutes.

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Nuclear waste storage materials research wins grant

An American team have won an $800,000 grant to research stable materials for nuclear waste storage.

Multifunctional coating to improve DSSCs

A new multifunctional coating system to increase the sunlight harvesting ability and the operational lifetime of organic DSSC devices has been proposed.

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