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Reducing energy consumption and securing sustainable energy sources is the major challenge of our age.  Energy materials research represents a broad range of activities targeted at batteries and supercapacitors, catalytic technology, solar energy and thermoelectric materials.

Key Publications

Shoaee, S., Briscoe, J., Durrant, J. R. and Dunn, S. (2013), Acoustic Enhancement of Polymer/ZnO Nanorod Photovoltaic Device Performance. Advanced Materials. 10.1002/adma.201303304

Tang K, Fu L, White RJ, Yu L, Titirici M-M, Antonietti M and Maier J (2012). Hollow carbon nanospheres with superior rate capability for sodium-based batteries. Advanced Energy Materials  vol. 2, (7) 873-877.10.1002/aenm.201100691

Zhao L, Fan L-Z, Zhou M-Q, Guan H, Qiao S, Antonietti M and Titirici M-M (2010). Nitrogen-containing hydrothermal carbons with superior performance in supercapacitors. Advanced Materials  vol. 22, (45) 5202-5206. 10.1002/adma.201002647

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