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Computer simulations have revealed how a new electrocatalyst comprising nickel nano-islands on platinum can be both active and stable.

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The efficiency of a perovskite solar cell with water-repelling layers increases when it self-organizes to stand on edge.

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A new nanocatalyst made from an alloy of platinum and yttrium can greatly reduce the amount of platinum required in fuel cells.

In an unexpected finding, scientists have discovered that the atomic disorder seen in irradiated materials is different to that seen in glass.

Electrodes consisting of nanoparticles tethered to the surface of a charge collector using short organic conductors could revolutionize energy storage.

An anode made of graphene and carbon nanotubes can prevent the formation of dendrites in lithium-metal batteries.

A material comprising titanium oxide molecules on a porous spherical surface can improve the efficiency of sulphur-based cathodes.

Oxide materials that can both bend and 'breathe' in high temperatures.

A novel silicon nanoparticle composite material for battery anodes could lead to more reliable and longer-lasting batteries.

Understanding the behavior of metal nanoparticles when undergoing oxidation.

Transparent thin film oxide semiconductor material has highest recorded conductivity for its class.

Filling the iodide defects to stabilize perovskites

Incorporating atomically-thin layers of water into tungsten oxide allows it to store and deliver energy much more quickly and efficiently.

A novel artificial solid-electrolyte interphase made from an ionic polymer can help prevent capacity fade in lithium-oxygen batteries.

There will be four awards of $2,000 each for Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia and Acta Biomaterialia.

By incorporating photo-harvesting dye molecules into a cathode, scientists have gone some way to producing a light-charged battery.

A low-cost chemical process can transform waste glass bottles into nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries.

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