Ion conducting membranes for aqueous flow battery systems

Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8CC03058H, Feature ArticleZhizhang Yuan, Huamin Zhang, Xianfeng LiFlow batteries, aqueous based flow batteries in particular, are the most promising candidates for stationary energy storage to realize the wide utilization of renewable energies. To meet the requirement of…The content…

Co-doped [email protected] arrays anchored on graphite foam with a hierarchical conductive network for high-performance supercapacitors and hydrogen evolution electrodes

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Advance ArticleDOI: 10.1039/C8TA03131B, PaperFeifei Wang, Yanfang Zhu, Wen Tian, Xingbin Lv, Hualian Zhang, Zhufeng Hu, Yuxin Zhang, Junyi Ji, Wei JiangCo-doped Ni3S2 nanostructures are coated on the surface of the 3D conductive CNTs array/graphite foam to form a…

Engineering onion-like nanoporous CuCo2O4 hollow spheres derived from bimetal-organic frameworks for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Advance ArticleDOI: 10.1039/C8TA02819B, PaperAli A. Ensafi, Seyyed Ebrahim Moosavifard, B. Rezaei, Saeid Kamari KaverlavaniAn asymmetric supercapacitor fabricated using onion-like nanoporous CuCo2O4 hollow spheres exhibits an energy density of 48.75 W h kg-1 and a power density of 37.5…

Nitrogen and sulfur co-doped graphene aerogel for high performance supercapacitors

RSC Adv., 2018, 8,18966-18971DOI: 10.1039/C8RA01715H, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Zhiwei Lu, Yujuan Chen, Zhaoen Liu, Aoqi Li, Dong Sun, Kelei ZhuoA nitrogen and sulfur co-doped graphene aerogel (N/S-GA) was synthesised in one…

Electrochemistry and microbiology of microbial fuel cells treating marine sediments polluted with heavy metals

RSC Adv., 2018, 8,18800-18813DOI: 10.1039/C8RA01711E, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Syed Zaghum Abbas, Mohd Rafatullah, Norli Ismail, Farah R. ShakooriNovel laboratory-designed aerated and non-aerated sediment microbial fuel cell (SMFC) models were constructed for…

Using 3D X-rays to measure particle movement inside lithium ion batteries

Researchers applied a technique using 3D X-ray tomography of an electrode to better understand what is happening on the inside of a lithium ion battery and ultimately build batteries with more storage capacity and longer life. Published in: Published in: Nanowerk

Self-Supported Three-dimensional Cu/Cu2O-CuO/rGO Nanowire Arrays Electrode for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8CC02510J, CommunicationLin Ye, Zhenhai WenWe report the fabrication of a self-supported Cu/Cu2O-CuO/rGO nanowire arrays on commercial porous copper foam, which exhibits excellent activity and durability for electrochemical hydrogen evolution, presenting a small onset potential…The content of this RSS…

Tunable Porous Carbon Spheres for High-performance Rechargeable Batteries

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8TA02353K, Review ArticleHuajun Tian, Tianyi Wang, Fan Zhang, Shuoqing Zhao, Steven Wan, Fengrong He, Guoxiu WangCarbon-based materials have been widely applied as anode materials in commercial lithium ion batteries due to their low cost, excellent stability…

Improved cycling stability of NiS2 cathode through designing “kiwano” hollow structure

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8TA01551A, PaperYaru Zhang, Fei Lu, Lu Pan, Yong Xu, Yijun Yang, Yoshio Bando, Dmitri Golberg, Jiannian Yao, Xi WangAs one of promising cathode materials, NiS2 delivers ultrahigh theoretic capacity of 870 mAh/g. However, it suffers from…

Activating rhodium phosphide-based catalysts for pH-universal hydrogen evolution reaction

Nanoscale, 2018, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C8NR02854K, PaperZonghua Pu, Amiinu Ibrahim Saana, Daping He, Min Wang, Guoqiang Li, Shichun MuHighly active and stable Pt-free electrocatalysts for hydrogen production via water splitting are highly demanded for future energy systems. We, herein, report a novel hydrogen evolution…