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Cobalt sulfide nanosheet/graphene/carbon nanotube nanocomposites as flexible electrodes for hydrogen evolution
Flexible three-dimensional (3D) nanoarchitectures have received tremendous interest recently because of their potential applications in wearable electronics, roll-up displays, and other devices. The design and fabrication ...
Vanadium pentoxide-based cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries : morphology control, carbon hybridization, and cation doping
Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) is a promising cathode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) because of its high specific capacity, low cost, and abundant source. However, the practical application of V2O5 ...
Recycling bacteria for the synthesis of LiMPO4 (M = Fe, Mn) nanostructures for high-power lithium batteries
In this work, a novel waste-to-resource strategy to convert waste bacteria into a useful class of cathode materials, lithium metal phosphate (LiMPO4; M = Fe, Mn), is presented. Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria used for ...
Fabrication of flexible thermoelectric thin film devices by inkjet printing
Ink-jet printing of thermoelectric nanomaterials is successfully used to fabricate flexible thin film TE devices for power generation and cooling.
n-type carbon nanotubes/silver telluride nanohybrid buckypaper with a high-thermoelectric figure of merit
N-type thermoelectric materials was made from CNT buckypapers. We used Ag2Te to achieve electron injection to the CNTs. The thermoelectric characterizations on more than 50 samples show that the CNTs/Ag2Te hybrids exhibit ...
Platinum and palladium nanotubes based on genetically engineered elastin-mimetic fusion protein-fiber templates : synthesis and application in lithium-O2 batteries
The coupling of proteins with self-assembly properties and proteins that are capable of recognizing and mineralizing specific inorganic species is a promising strategy for the synthesis of nanoscale materials with controllable ...
Graphene and graphene-based materials for energy storage applications
With the increased demand in energy resources, great efforts have been devoted to developing advanced energy storage and conversion systems. Graphene and graphene-based materials have attracted great attention owing to ...
A novel hollowed CoO-in-CoSnO 3 nanostructure with enhanced lithium storage capabilities
The search for well-defined porous/hollowed metal oxide nanocomposites for high performance energy storage is promising. Herein, atomic layer deposition (ALD) has been utilized for the construction of a novel hollowed ...
Carbon nanotube-encapsulated noble metal nanoparticle hybrid as a cathode material for Li-oxygen batteries
Although Li-oxygen batteries offer extremely high theoretical specific energy, their practical application still faces critical challenges. One of the main obstacles is the high charge overpotential caused by sluggish ...
Integrated charge transfer in colloidal Cu-MnO heterostructures for high-performance lithium-ion batteries
Nanodimensional monodispersed Cu–MnO heterostructures were synthesized via a facile solution-based method. Cu–MnO heterostructures with narrow size distribution were successfully achieved in the presence of organic surfactants ...