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Energy news, November 2020

Researchers have developed a quick and easy method for assessing new compositions of perovskite materials for use in solar cells.

Researchers have found that lead-free perovskite materials are much more effective than conventional perovskites at absorbing indoor light.

A two-layer material comprising an upper layer of aerogel and a bottom layer of hydrogel makes an effective system for passive cooling.

By adding a sidechain and dopant to spherical carbon molecules, researchers have developed an efficient organic thermoelectric material.

By coating a metal mesh with a 2D material, researchers have created a heating element for desalinating highly corrosive industrial-strength brine.

Researchers have discovered that adding potassium ions to the electrolyte in lithium-metal batteries can prevent the growth of dendrites.

Localized surface plasmons on aluminum nanoparticles can power the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide by graphite.

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