The Swansea-based materials physicist talks about the role of energy materials in mitigating climate change, his love of sports, and how his passion for science helps it to blend seamlessly into his life.
Celebrating “10 years of Advanced Energy Materials Research,” we chatted with Stefano Passerini, Director of the HIU about his career, concerning trends in battery science, and how Dante has influenced his development.
The material physicist on having fun and enjoying research, accepting challenges as opportunities, and supporting young talent in the field.
Celebrating “10 years of Advanced Energy Materials Research,” we chatted with Jang Wook Choi of SNU about his career and the future of battery research.
Semi-transparent solar cells allow plants and solar energy to be efficiently generated on the same crop land.
Mapping the locations of all the atoms in a cathode material allows for a better understanding of degradation mechanisms and the development of better batteries.
Interface engineering in rechargeable batteries — A trade-off between functionality and detrimental effects
Rechargeable batteries are composite systems with a high density of interfaces. Learning which interfacial phenomena occur under operation could help prevent detrimental effects.
Celebrating “10 years of Advanced Energy Materials Research,” Tierui Zhang opens up about his scientific career and his rather unique hobby of chemistry stamp collecting.
Engineers find a neat way to turn waste carbon dioxide into useful materials for industrial products like fuel and plastics.
Experiments find the sweet spot for surface area and bubble trapping to create more efficient water-splitting devices.
A Korean research team has succeeded in developing next-generation high-capacity cathode material for lithium-ion batteries using DNA from salmon and carbon nanotubes.
A new salting-agent facilitates the synthesis of new nobel metal aerogels for enhanced electrocatalysts.
A new eco-friendly perovskite solar cell improves stability and minimizes harmful solvents and lead leakage found in conventional cells.