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Towards understanding the functional mechanism and synergistic effects of LiMn2O4 - LiNi0.5 Mn0.3 Co0.2O2 blended positive electrodes for Lithium-ion batteries

Blended ...

Wireless magneto-ionics: voltage control of magnetism by bipolar electrochemistry

Modulation of magnetic...

High Q-Factor Plasmonic Surface Lattice Resonances in Colloidal Nanoparticle Arrays

Surface lattice resonances...

Functional enhancement of laser deposited carbon-based supercapacitor electrodes upon post-annealing treatment

The development of new...

A sulfurization method for creating the buffer-layers current flow diverter architecture in REBa2Cu3O7 coated conductors

The current flow diverter...

Wireless magneto-ionics: voltage control of magnetism by bipolar electrochemistry

Modulation of magnetic...

N-Doped Octagon-Containing HBC as Redox and pH Chiroptical Switch in the NIR

The optical and

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Parametrization of embedded-atom method potential for liquid lithium and lead-lithium eutectic alloy

Liquid lead-lithium ...

A novel calcium fluorinated alkoxyaluminate salt as a next step towards Ca metal anode rechargeable batteries

Ca metal anode rechargeable...

Biomimetic Photodegradation of Glyphosate in Carborane-Functionalized Nanoconfined Spaces

The removal of...

Polyimides as Promising Cathodes for Metal–Organic Batteries: A Comparison between Divalent (Ca2+, Mg2+) and Monovalent (Li+, Na+) Cations

Ca- and Mg-based batteries...

Colloidal Silver Nanoparticle Plasmonic Arrays for Versatile Lasing Architectures via Template-Assisted Self-Assembly

The characteristic narrow...

On the Role of the Sr3−xCaxAl2O6 Sacrificial Layer Composition in Epitaxial La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Membranes

The possibility to fabricate...

Using pressure to unravel the structure–dynamic-disorder relationship in metal halide perovskites

The exceptional...

Direct Bottom-Up In Situ Growth: A Paradigm Shift for Studies in Wet-Chemical Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles

Plasmonic gold nanoparticles...

In-plane thermal diffusivity determination using beam-offset frequency-domain thermoreflectance with a one-dimensional optical heat source

We present an innovative...

Transparent niobium-doped titanium dioxide thin films with high Seebeck coefficient for thermoelectric applications

This work reports the...

Chemical Synthesis of La0.75Sr0.25CrO3 Thin Films for p-Type Transparent Conducting Electrodes

The imperative need for...

A practical perspective on the potential of rechargeable Mg batteries

  • Título : A practical perspective on the potential of rechargeable Mg batteries
  • Autores: J. Alberto Blázquez, * Rudi R. Maça, Olatz Leonet, Eneko Azaceta, Ayan Mukherjee, Zhirong Zhao-Karger, Zhenyou Li, Aleksey Kovalevsky, Ana Fernández-Barquín, Aroa R. Mainar, Piotr Jankowski, Laurin Rademacher, Sunita Dey, Siân E. Dutton, Clare P. Grey, Janina Drews, Joachim Häcker, Timo Danner, Arnulf Latz, Dane Sotta, M. Rosa Palacin, Jean-Frédéric Martin, Juan Maria García Lastra, Maximilian Fichtner, Sumana Kundu, Alexander Kraytsberg, Yair Ein-Eli, Malachi Noked * and  Doron Aurbach *
  • Citation and DOI: Energy Environ. Sci., 2023, Advance Article
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D2EE04121A
  • PlumX: A practical perspective on the potential of rechargeable Mg batteries
Emerging energy storage...

Regulating Oxygen Ion Transport at the Nanoscale to Enable Highly Cyclable Magneto-Ionic Control of Magnetism

Magneto-ionics refers to the...

Measuring the viscosity of films by thermomechanical analysis: application to metal organic precursor films of functional oxides

We have developed a new...

RAINBOW Organic Solar Cells: Implementing Spectral Splitting in Lateral Multi-Junction Architectures

While multi-junction...

Tuning of Ultra-Thin Gold Films by Photoreduction

  • Título : Tuning of Ultra-Thin Gold Films by Photoreduction
  • Autores: Daniel Martínez-Cercós*, Bruno Paulillo, Jessica Barrantes, Jose Mendoza-Carreño, Agustín Mihi, Todd St. Clair, Prantik Mazumder, and Valerio Pruneri*
  • Citation and DOI:
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, XXXX, XXX, XXX-XXX
    Publication Date:March 20, 2023
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.2c22149
  • PlumX: Tuning of Ultra-Thin Gold Films by Photoreduction
Ultrathin metal films...

Field quality and surface resistance studies of a superconducting REBa2Cu3O$_{7-x}$—Cu hybrid coating for the FCC beam screen

To ensure beam stability in...

Universal ion-transport descriptors and classes of inorganic solid-state electrolytes

Solid-state electrolytes...

Transient liquid assisted growth of superconducting YBa2Cu3O7−x films based on pulsed laser deposition

We investigated the...

Nanoimprinted 2D-chiral Perovskite Nanocrystal Metasurfaces for Circularly Polarized Photoluminescence

The versatile hybrid...

Laminated Organic Photovoltaic Modules for Agrivoltaics and Beyond: An Outdoor Stability Study of All-Polymer and Polymer: Small Molecule Blends

The integration of organic...

Synchrotron radiation based operando characterization of battery materials

Synchrotron radiation based...

Chemical and Microstructural Nanoscale Homogeneity in Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7–x Films Derived from Metal-Propionate Fluorine-free Solutions

Research involved in...

Assessing the local structure and quantifying defects in Ca4Fe9O17 combining STEM and FAULTS

Defects in crystalline...

Advanced Optical Characterization of PEDOT:PSS by Combining Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Raman Scattering

The optical properties of...

β-V2O5 as Magnesium Intercalation Cathode

  • Título : β-V2O5 as Magnesium Intercalation Cathode
  • Autores: Rafael Trócoli, Prakash Parajuli, Carlos Frontera, Ashley P. Black, Grant C. B. Alexander, Indrani Roy, M. Elena Arroyo-de Dompablo, Robert F. Klie, Jordi Cabana, and M. Rosa Palacín*
  • Citation and DOI:
    ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2022, 5, 10, 11964–11969
    Publication DateOctober 3, 2022
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.2c02371
  • PlumX: β-V2O5 as Magnesium Intercalation Cathode
Magnesium batteries have...

Boron-Based Functional Additives Enable Solid Electrolyte Interphase Engineering in Calcium Metal Battery

Calcium-metal batteries have...

Recyclable optical bioplastics platform for solid state red light harvesting via triplet–triplet annihilation photon upconversion

Sustainable photonics...

Continuous Carbon Channels Enable Full Na-Ion Accessibility for Superior Room-Temperature Na–S Batteries

Porous carbon has been...

Chemical Solution Deposition of Insulating Yttria Nanolayers as Current Flow Diverter in Superconducting GdBa2Cu3O7−δ Coated Conductors

The primary benefit of a...

High-harmonic spectroscopy of quantum phase transitions in a high-Tc superconductor

We report on the nonlinear...

Kinetic Control of Ultrafast Transient Liquid Assisted Growth of Solution-Derived YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconducting Films

Transient liquid assisted...

Surface Lattice Plasmon Resonances by Direct In Situ Substrate Growth of Gold Nanoparticles in Ordered Arrays

Precise arrangements of...

Facile preparation of glycine-based mesoporous graphitic carbons with embedded cobalt nanoparticles

A simple route has been...

Understanding the blade coated to roll-to-roll coated performance gap in organic photovoltaics

The fabrication of...

Supramolecular Isomerism in Cobalt(II) Coordination Polymers Built from 3,5-Bis(trifluoromethyl)benzoate and 4,4′-Bipyridine

The reaction of...

Single-Step Electrochemical Liquid–Liquid–Solid-Assisted Growth of Ge–Sn Nanostructures as a Long-Life Anode Material with Boosted Areal Capacity

A single-step...

Oscillatory patterns in redox gradient materials through wireless bipolar electrochemistry. The dynamic wave-like case of copper bipolar oxidation

Bipolar electrochemistry...

Optimizing vortex pinning in YBa2Cu3O7-x superconducting films up to high magnetic fields

The magnetic flux pinning...

Pre- and post-assembly modifications of colloidal plasmonic arrays: the effect of size distribution, composition and annealing

Templated self-assembly has...

Identifying structure–absorption relationships and predicting absorption strength of non-fullerene acceptors for organic photovoltaics

Non-fullerene acceptors...

Matching electron transport layers with a non-halogenated and low synthetic complexity polymer:fullerene blend for efficient outdoor and indoor organic photovoltaics

The desired attributes of...

Phonon transport in the gigahertz to terahertz range: Confinement, topology, and second sound

Transport of heat and

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Defining inkjet printing conditions of superconducting cuprate films through machine learning

The design and optimization...

High critical current solution derived YBa2Cu3O7 films grown on sapphire

Superconducting fault...

Design Rules for Polymer Blends with High Thermoelectric Performance

A combinatorial study of the...

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Efficient infrared sunlight absorbers based on gold-covered, inverted silicon pyramid arrays

The transparency of silicon...

Bendable Polycrystalline and Magnetic CoFe2O4 Membranes by Chemical Methods

The preparation and...

Chip-scale solar thermal electrical power generation

  • Título : Chip-scale solar thermal electrical power generation
  • Autores: Zhihang Wang, Zhenhua Wu, Zhiyu Hu, Jessica Orrego-Hernández, Erzhen Mu, Zhao-Yang, Zhang, MartynJevric, Yang Liu, Xuecheng Fu, Fengdan Wang, Tao Li, Kasper Moth-Poulsen
  • Citation and DOI: Cell Reports Physical Science, Volume 3, Issue 3, 16 March 2022, 100789
    DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2022.100789
  • PlumX: Chip-scale solar thermal electrical power generation
There is an urgent need for...

Untold Stories of Women in Electrochemistry: Vicenta Arnal, a Spanish Scientist in the 1930s

This paper examines Vicenta...

Elucidation of the redox activity of Ca2MnO3.5 and CaV2O4 in calcium batteries using operando XRD: charge compensation mechanism and reversibility

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Laser processing of graphene and related materials for energy storage: State of the art and future prospects

Laser-based methodologies...

High-Throughput Screening of Blade-Coated Polymer:Polymer Solar Cells: Solvent Determines Achievable Performance

High-throughput

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Dramatic Drop in Cell Resistance through Induced Dipoles and Bipolar Electrochemistry

The use of slurries of...

Au/TiO2 2D-Photonic Crystals as UV–Visible Photocatalysts for H2 Production

Noble metal decoration of...

High-throughput screening of blade coated polymer:polymer solar cells: solvent determines achievable performance

Optimization of a new system...

Giant Thermal Transport Tuning at a Metal / Ferroelectric Interface

  • Título : Giant Thermal Transport Tuning at a Metal/Ferroelectric Interface
  • Autores: Yipeng Zang, Chen Di, Zhiming Geng, Xuejun Yan, Dianxiang Ji, Ningchong Zheng, Xingyu Jiang, Hanyu Fu, Jianjun Wang, Wei Guo, Haoying Sun, Lu Han, Yunlei Zhou, Zhengbin Gu, Desheng Kong, Hugo Aramberri, Claudio Cazorla, Jorge Íñiguez, Riccardo Rurali, Longqing Chen, Jian Zhou, Di Wu, Minghui Lu, Yuefeng Nie, Yanfeng Chen, Xiaoqing Pan
  • Citation and DOI:

    Adv. Mater. 2021, 2105778. 
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.202105778

  • PlumX: Giant Thermal Transport Tuning at a Metal/Ferroelectric Interface
Interfacial thermal...

High Performance of Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 Thick Films Prepared by Single-Deposition Inkjet Printing

Inkjet printing (IJP) is a...

Soluble alkali-metal carbon nanotube salts for n-type thermoelectric composites with improved stability

We present a method to...

Engineering Plasmonic Colloidal Meta-Molecules for Tunable Photonic Supercrystals

Ordered arrays of metal...

Iridium Oxide Redox Gradient Material: Operando X‑ray Absorption of Ir Gradient Oxidation States during IrOx Bipolar Electrochemistry

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Mechanically Tunable Lattice-Plasmon Resonances by Templated Self-Assembled Superlattices for Multi-Wavelength Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

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Observation of second sound in a rapidly varying temperature field in Ge

  • Título : Observation of second sound in a rapidly varying temperature field in Ge
  • Autores: Albert Beardo, Miquel López-Suárez, Luis Alberto Pérez, Lluc Sendra, Maria Isabel Alonso, Claudio Melis, Javier Bafaluy, Juan Camacho, Luciano Colombo, Riccardo Rurali, Francesc Xavier Alvarez and Juan Sebastián Reparaz,*
  • Citation and DOI: Science Advances  30 Jun 2021:
    Vol. 7, no. 27, eabg4677
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abg4677
  • PlumX: Observation of second sound in a rapidly varying temperature field in Ge
Second sound is known as the...

Tuning the architectures and luminescence properties of Cu(I) compounds of phenyl and carboranyl pyrazoles: the impact of 2D versus 3D aromatic moieties in the ligand backbone

Incorporation of one or...

Accelerating organic solar cell material's discovery: high-throughput screening and big data

The discovery of novel...

Boost of Charge Storage Performance of Graphene Nanowall Electrodes by Laser-Induced Crystallization of Metal Oxide Nanostructures

Major research efforts are...

Unveiling Planar Defects in Hexagonal Group IV Materials

Recently synthesized...

Ultra-high critical current densities of superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-δ thin films in the overdoped state

The functional properties of...

Study of nanostructured ultra-refractory Tantalum-Hafnium-Carbide electrodes with wide electrochemical stability window

Transition metal carbides...

pH-Responsive Self-Assembly of Amyloid Fibrils for Dual Hydrolase-Oxidase Reactions

There is an increasing...

Combinatorial Screening of Cuprate Superconductors by Drop-On-Demand Inkjet Printing

Combinatorial and...

Noncovalently Linked Metallacarboranes on Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient, Robust, and Reusable Photocatalysts in Aqueous Medium

A successful homogeneous...

Large-Scale Soft-Lithographic Patterning of Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Micro- and nanoscale...

Disentangling Electron–Phonon Coupling and Thermal Expansion Effects in the Band Gap Renormalization of Perovskite Nanocrystals

The complex electron–phonon...

Laser fabrication of hybrid electrodes composed of nanocarbons mixed with cerium and manganese oxides for supercapacitive energy storage

Novel composite materials...

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Beating the Thermal Conductivity Alloy Limit Using Long-Period Compositionally Graded Si1–xGex Superlattices

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Homoconjugation in Light-Emitting Poly(phenylene methylene)s: Origin and Pressure-Enhanced Photoluminescence

The surprising...