Jonathan Coleman of TCD elucidates the trade-off between rate performance and capacity in battery electrodes, and explains how to optimise it.
Recent research on cellulose–sulfur composites made from industrial wastes has successfully achieved all three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.
New hydrogels from magnetic photonic crystal units combine the advantages of structural colour and the flexibility needed for biological applications.
Jun Lu and Khalil Amine evaluate the current and upcoming lithium battery technologies for electronic vehicles, including component recyclability.
Complex self-sorting, as seen in nature, is mimicked here using a non-invasive light-triggered system to induce self-sorting of colloidal nanoparticles.
A new skin-mounted sensor uses the skin itself as a floating electrode, enabling low-power health monitoring and doubles as an electroluminescent display.
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Paul Shearing of UCL explains thermal runaway observed in lithium-based battery systems, and comments on its mitigation and the future of battery...
Top researchers analyse the latest advances in the interfacial engineering of perovskite solar cells, toward improved performance and device stability.
Yury Gogotsi was a chemist from the very beginning. He feels the excitement of scientific discovery, and cannot imagine doing anything else.