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Energy news, October 2018

Semiconductor made from organic and inorganic materials can convert electricity into light efficiently.

Making a silicon solar cell with a maximum quantum efficiency of double the normal limit

Scientists have probed a superionic crystal with neutrons and X-rays to determine how it can possess both solid and liquid properties.

graphdiyne film filters lithium ions and prevents dendrite growth in lithium-metal batteries

Researchers have demonstrated that silica-rich waste can be used to remove charged species of radioactive Uranium from nuclear fission waste streams.

Engineers have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can produce an electrical voltage when salt water flows over it.

Energy Storage Materials is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Best Paper Award. Exceptionally, we selected two papers for the award this year.

Halide perovskites can maintain their crystalline structure even while the atoms in their crystals undergo unusually large-scale vibrational motion.

A novel passive daytime radiative cooling polymer coating with nano-to-microscale air voids can act as a spontaneous air cooler on buildings.

Silicon-based safety switch for lithium-ion batteries prevents catastrophic failure.

hybrid material based on transition metal selenide could be a nonprecious metal alternative electrocatalyst for hydrogen generation

Composite contains polymer component to protect metal hydride filler from exposure to air and moisture for stable hydrogen storage.

New insertion reaction anode material produced via combustion synthesis could boost sodium-ion batteries.

Non-precious metal Fe-N doped carbon electrocatalyst for ORR could make fuel cells more economically viable and sustainable.

A new sodium powder allows the formation of a solid electrolyte interface that doesn't build up to consume sodium ions in a sodium-ion battery.

manganese selenide nanocubes are promising anode materials for sodium-ion batteries

Acid-resistant CNT-supported iridium-oxide catalyst for oxygen evolution and reduction reactions.

Find out more about the winners of the 2018 Energy Storage Materials Journal Award winners.

Synthesis of a new 2D nano material with electrical and magnetic properties.

A quantum leap forward in time.

Piezoelectric components can now be directly integrated onto silicon chips.

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