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By combining electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy, researchers have been able to watch the growth of lithium dendrites.

The properties of perovskites can be controlled with strain engineering by growing thin films on substrates with different compositions.

Making your phone last longer with sulfur

By using aqueous electrolytes with a novel electrode, researchers have been able to produce a safe, cost-efficient battery that still performs well.

For the first time, scientists have managed to grow aluminum-based semiconductors for solar cells using hydride vapor phase epitaxy.

Researchers have found that doping can turn the halide perovskite caesium tin iodide into an inexpensive, non-toxic thermoelectric material.

nanocrystal core-shell catalyst for fuel cells uses less Pt but drives the oxygen reduction reaction more efficiently and is more durable

Neutron scattering experiments have helped to optimize a novel zeolite catalyst that can convert biomass into fuel sources with a high efficiency.

Researchers have found that opaque silicon solar cells can be made transparent by simply punching lots of tiny holes into them.

A study into the synthesis of cathode materials for high-energy lithium-ion batteries has unexpectedly revealed why these materials degrade during use.

Defects in the crystalline lattice of lithium-ion battery cathodes can speed up the rate of charge and discharge by forcing lithium ions to take detours.

A new model has revealed how tiny tweaks to the molecular shapes in non-fullerene acceptors can improve the performance of organic solar cells.

drug-loaded silica nanoparticles target the blood vessels that supply tumors with oxygen and nutrients to ‘starve’ cancer cells

Hybrid silicon-organic for next-generation quantum computers, energy conversion

Using 3D printing technology, scientists have developed an efficient elastocaloric cooling material made from a nickel-titanium alloy,

CNTs produced from CO2 using low-energy chemical processes drastically reduce emissions associated with construction materials

Continuing research in the field of nanomaterials for energy storage will be critical for the widespread adoption of sustainable energy sources.

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