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Researchers have synthesized tiny, individual, flexible phosphorene nanoribbons from crystals of black phosphorous and lithium ions.

A coating of graphene can stop oxygen escaping from the cathode of a lithium battery, helping to prevent the battery from catching fire.

An environmentally friendly deep eutectic solvent can extract valuable elements from the metal oxides commonly used as cathodes in lithium-ion batteries.

Researchers have developed a 'hybrid' cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries that combines an intercalation type material with a conversion type material.

Scientists have developed a novel 3D printing process for fabricating flexible conducting fibers on textiles, which can be used to harvest energy.

Researchers have developed a wood membrane than can generate an ionic voltage from a small temperature differential.

fast-screening of potential non-noble metal two-dimensional catalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction

Scientists have identified the causes of degradation in a nickel-rich layered cathode material in lithium-ion batteries, as well as possible remedies.

Hydrogen from seawater without decay or delay

A novel type of polymer can alter its thermal conductivity by switching between a crystalline state and a liquid state in response to light.

A polymer composite containing graphene and nanoparticles can produce a more stable solid-electrolyte interphase in lithium metal batteries.

By combining supercomputing with experimental methods, researchers have been able to identify promising materials for dye-sensitized solar cells

Researchers used machine learning to simulate the quantum mechanics analysis of two capacitor materials, greatly speeding up the process.

The energy storage capacity of electrodes made from the 2D material MXene can be doubled by adding an appropriate solvent to the electrolyte.

Researchers have developed a blueprint for understanding and predicting the properties and behavior of nanoparticles containing multiple elements.

Researchers have developed a novel fiber comprising a gallium metal core surrounded by an elastic polymer sheath that is both strong and tough.

Two new reports, now available for download.

Scientists have shown that applying strain to thin metal sheets can increase their catalytic ability by 10 to 20 times.

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