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Energy news, December 2016

Computer model identifies 21 promising solid electrolytes

Using a computational model, scientists have identified 21 solid electrolytes that could replace the volatile liquids used in rechargeable batteries.

The redistribution of energy in quasicrystals takes place as a chain reaction that resembles the forked branches of a lightning strike.

Researchers have shown how a molecular cap can trap potentially harmful emissions within MOFs.

Record-breaking perovskite solar

Inducing electrical doping in organic semiconductor films could lead to cheaper solar cells.

Using a special electron microscope with atomic-level resolution, scientists have shown that large ions can hold open atomic tunnels in battery electrodes.

Chinese researchers say that high-rate, long-life batteries could be one step closer, thanks to nanofiber anodes.

Synthesizing cement particles in a variety of shapes, including cubes and spheres, can produce concrete that is less porous and more durable.

Bimetallic particles of nickel and cobalt form an extremely porous ‘Swiss cheese’-like structure on oxidation, increasing their catalytic activity.

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New porous materials made of transition metals such as cobalt, iron and nickel can store hydrogen at low pressures and room temperature.

Researchers have found that the entire surface of molybdenum sulfide can be used as a hydrogen evolution catalyst, not just the edges.

Patterned diamond surfaces covered with a layer of graphene can efficiently transport phonons from a semiconductor to a diamond heat sink.

introducing an additional polymer layer into ‘inverted’ perovskite solar cells can boost performance

Do you qualify for the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize?

Professor Allan S. Hoffman wins 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal.

A liquid, BODIPY dye-based battery of the future.

A low-cost, scalable spray-printing process can fabricate high-quality, isolated organic single crystals on almost any substrate.

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