Carbon news, October 2017

A novel perovskite solar cell retains more than 95% of its 20% conversion efficiency under full sunlight illumination for more than 1000 hours.

Researchers have shown how laser light can be used to forge graphene into 3D objects such as a pyramid.

A novel fabric-like material electrode could help make batteries and supercapacitors faster and less susceptible to leaks or meltdowns.

Two new energy storage technologies, comprising a novel electrode and catalyst, could enhance lithium-ion batteries or replace them entirely.

Biomass used to make carbon microspheres for energy storage.

Novel filler for polymer composite used hollow glass microspheres and carbon fibers to bring unique combination of properties.

A thin layer of oxidation on graphene-wrapped magnesium nanoparticles can enhance rather than hinder their hydrogen storage.

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