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Energy news, October 2020

By analyzing thin films of manganese-doped iron oxide, researchers have been able to update the model used to describe conduction in ceramics.

Researchers have developed an electrochemically assisted membrane whose permeability to gases such as carbon dioxide can be switched on and off at will.

Researchers have discovered that antimony impurities enhance the efficiency of thermoelectric materials by introducing crystal distortions.

Dissipating heat in electronic devices with graphite films

Thermochemical energy storage for renewable energy

A novel current collector for lithium-ion batteries, comprising a copper-coated polymer, weighs 80% less and can also help prevent battery fires.

New solar cell design improves their ability to absorb light

By adding a zeolite and tweaking the design, researchers have boosted the output of a system that can extract drinkable water directly from the air.

For the first time, researchers have produced superconductivity at room temperature by compressing a hydrogen-rich material at extremely high pressures.

Engineers have developed a method for spraying nanowires made of a plant-based material called methylcellulose onto 3D objects.

Multilayered solar panels with pristine interfaces have the potential to be 1.5 times more efficient than traditional silicon panels.

Using a simple vapor treatment, researchers have transformed a photoinactive material in perovskite solar cells into a photosensitive version.

The movement of oxygen in a perovskite material covered in iron nanoparticles can switch it between highly catalytic and less catalytic states.

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