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Ultrathin Porous NiFeV Ternary Layer Hydroxide Nanosheets as a Highly Efficient Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Overall Water Splitting
Herein, the hydrothermal synthesis of porous ultrathin ternary NiFeV layer double hydroxides (LDHs) nanosheets grown on Nickel foam (NF) substrate as a highly efﬁcient electrode toward overall water splitting in alkaline ...
Vanadium pentoxide cathode materials for high-performance lithium-ion batteries enabled by a hierarchical nanoflower structure via an electrochemical process
Hierarchical vanadium oxide nanoflowers (V10O24·nH2O) were synthesized via a simple, high throughput method employing a fast electrochemical reaction of vanadium foil in NaCl aqueous solution, followed by an aging treatment ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Preparation of novel 3D graphene networks for supercapacitor applications
Chemical vapor deposition is used to prepare novel 3D graphene networks, with ethanol as the carbon source. These networks are used as templates for the construction of graphene/metal oxide composite-based supercapacitor ...
A facile, relative green, and inexpensive synthetic approach toward large-scale production of SnS2 nanoplates for high-performance lithium-ion batteries
A facile, environmentally friendly, and economical synthetic route for production of large-amounts (gram scale) of two-dimensional (2D) layered SnS2 nanoplates is presented. The electrode fabricated from the SnS2 nanoplate ...