Pressure-driven unusual phonon mode softening and robust superconductivity in layered germanium phosphide
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07243E, PaperJingyan Song, Ge Fei, Xiaobing Liu, Shuai Duan, Bingchao Yang, Xin Chen, David J. Singh, Yunxian Liu, Liuxiang Yang, Jiangang guo, Ping Zhang Recent discoveries in high pressure science have revealed entirely unexpected chemical behavior of two-dimensional (2D) materials. However, there is still a lack of unambiguous insight on the pressure-driven behavior of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Bi-Zn Codoping in GeTe Synergistically Enhances Band Convergence and Phonon Scattering for High Thermoelectric Performance
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA08700A, PaperZhe Guo, Qiang Zhang, Hongxiang Wang, Xiaojian Tan, fanfan shi, Chenglong Xiong, Na Man, Haoyang Hu, Guoqiang Liu, Jun Jiang As an attractive lead-free thermoelectric candidate, GeTe-based materials have been intensively studied in recent years. However, the ZT value of pristine GeTe is limited around unit owing to the excessive... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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An Exquisite Electrode Material by Aramid Nanofibers with Enhanced Discharge Capacity and Catalytic Conversion of Polysulfides
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07851D, PaperKexuan Liao, HuanHuan wei, Penghui Shi, jinchen fan, qunjie xu, Yulin Min Composite materials obtained by in-situ growth of metal nanoparticles on a three-dimensional carbon network are approved as promising electrode materials. Herein, we simply split the polymer chain into a single... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Functional biobased hydrogels for the removal of aqueous hazardous pollutants: Current status, challenges, and future perspectives
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07028A, Review Articlechirag B. godiya, Luis Augusto Martins Ruotolo, Weiquan Cai Contaminated water and scarcity of clean water are the serious environmental concerns globally. Elimination of hazardous organic/inorganic contaminants from water/sewages is essential and demands immediate attention in order to protect... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Flexible Conductive MXene/Cellulose Nanocrystal Coated Nonwoven Fabrics for Tunable Wearable Strain/Pressure Sensors
In this study, flexible conductive MXene/cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) coated thermoplastic polyurethane... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Tunable Ferroelectric Single-atom Catalysis of CO Oxidation using Pt/In2Se3 Monolayer
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07981B, PaperTing Hu, Haishan Su, Qiongyu Li, Erjun Kan Catalysts with single-atom dispersions can not only minimize materials usage but also exhibit fascinating activity. However, their superior catalytic properties can hardly be manipulated without a suitable substrate. Here, based... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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One-step aqueous route to prepare polyacrylonitrile-based hydrogel with excellent ionic conductivity and extreme low-temperature tolerance
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA08177A, PaperChi Jiang, Tang Zhu, Huichao Liu, Guang Yang, Zhipeng He, Min Jie Wang, Muwei Ji, Guangtao Cong, Jiali Yu, Caizhen Zhu, Jian Xu Normally, polyacrylonitrile (PAN)-based hydrogels possessing excellent mechanical properties are prepared by water replacement after copolymerization of acrylonitrile (AN) and other hydrophilic monomers in their good organic solvents. However, PAN-based hydrogels... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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MOF-assisted synthesis of octahedral carbon-supported PtCu nanoalloy catalysts for an efficient hydrogen evolution reaction
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06632J, PaperChengtian Zhang, Pengyan Wang, Wenqiang Li, Zhiwei Zhang, Jiawei Zhu, Zonghua Pu, Yufeng Zhao, Shichun Mu Herein, octahedral carbon-supported PtCu nanoalloys were synthesized as a novel catalyst by an MOF-assisted method and exhibited remarkable hydrogen evolution reaction activity and durability in both acidic and basic solutions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Covalent doping of Ni and P on 1T-enriched MoS2 bifunctional 2D-nanostructures with active basal planes and expanded interlayers boosts electrocatalytic water splitting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05865C, PaperUday Narayan Pan, Thangjam Ibomcha Singh, Dasu Ram Paudel, Chandan Chandru Gudal, Nam Hoon Kim, Joong Hee Lee Fabrication of 1T-Ni0.2Mo0.8S1.8P0.2 nanoflowers and 1T-Ni0.2Mo0.8S1.8P0.2 freestanding nanosheets with active basal planes and expanded interlayers as superior bifunctional electrocatalysts for water splitting. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Novel two-dimensional β-GeSe and β-SnSe semiconductors: anisotropic high carrier mobility and excellent photocatalytic water splitting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06299E, PaperYuanfeng Xu, Ke Xu, Congcong Ma, Ying Chen, Hao Zhang, Yifan Liu, Yanju Ji Monolayer β-GeSe and β-SnSe are promising candidates for electrocatalysts which need ultralow external bias to drive the whole photocatalytic reaction. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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A nitrogen fixation strategy to synthesize NO via the thermally assisted photocatalytic conversion of air
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06747D, PaperYu Yu, Changhong Wang, Yifu Yu, Yanmei Huang, Cuibo Liu, Siyu Lu, Bin Zhang A thermally assisted photocatalytic conversion of air as an alternative nitrogen fixation strategy is reported to synthesize NO, which can be directly used for the synthesis of fine chemicals including nitric acid and β-nitrostyrolene. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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In situ X-ray diffraction and X-ray absorption spectroscopy of electrocatalysts for energy conversion reactions
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06656G, HighlightChia-Jui Chang, Yanping Zhu, Jiali Wang, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Ching-Wei Tung, You-Chiuan Chu, Hao Ming Chen This review summarizes the recent progress made in electrocatalysts with regard to oxygen evolution reaction, hydrogen evolution reaction, and CO2 reduction reaction by means ofin situ X-ray diffraction and X-ray absorption spectroscopy. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Enhanced performance of piezoelectric composite nanogenerator based on gradient porous PZT ceramic structure for energy harvesting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA03054F, PaperHuan Liu, Xiujuan Lin, Shuo Zhang, Yu Huan, Shifeng Huang, Xin Cheng Oriented layer and interconnected transverse bridges between layers in the progressive lamellar region effectively improved the electromechanical conversion efficiency. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Crosslinked cyanometallate –chitosan nanosheet assembled aerogels as efficient catalysts to boost polysulfide redox kinetics in lithium–sulfur batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA04910G, CommunicationZhengsong Fang, Xuanhe Hu, Chenhao Shu, Junhua Jian, Jie Liu, Dingshan Yu A novel catalyst based on crosslinked cyanometalate/chitosan nanosheet-assembled aerogel boosts adsorption and conversion of polysulfides for high-performance Li –S batteries. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Metal –organic framework-derived hierarchical ultrathin CoP nanosheets for overall water splitting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07616C, CommunicationJianglin Liu, Yan Gao, Xinxin Tang, Ke Zhan, Bin Zhao, Bao Yu Xia, Ya Yan Carbon-matrix-free hierarchical CoP nanorods composed of ultrathin nanosheets are successfully fabricated based on Co-MOFs for efficient water splitting. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Iron stabilized 1/3 A-site deficient La-Ti-O perovskite cathodes for efficient CO2 electroreduction
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA08088H, PaperShiqing Hu, Lixiao Zhang, Lili Cai, Zhongwei Cao, Qike Jiang, Wen guang Yu, Yongkuan Wu, Xuefeng Zhu, Weishen Yang CO2 electroreduction in solid oxide electrolysis cells is appealing for energy storage and CO2 fixation. Highly active electrocatalysts with long-term operation stability is vital for the electrochemical process. Herein, novel... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Boosting interface reaction activity and kinetics of cobalt molybdate by phosphating treatment for aqueous zinc-ion batteries with high energy density and long cycle life
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07746A, PaperYuenian Shen, Zhihao Li, Zhe Cui, Ke Zhang, Rujia Zou, Fang Yang, Kaibing Xu As one of the most reliable power sources for portable and wearable electronics, aqueous zinc-ion batteries fully meet the requirement of high safety, while its energy storage ability is still... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Recent advances in nanostructured transition metal nitrides for fuel cells
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06995G, Review ArticleJiafen Zheng, Weifeng Zhang, Jiaxi Zhang, Mengyuan Lv, Shulian Li, Huiyu Song, Zhiming Cui, Li Du, Shijun Liao Fuel cells are considered as renewable and clean energy sources to replace dwindling fossil fuel resources. However, the sluggish reaction kinetics of anodic fuel oxidation and cathodic oxygen reduction reactions... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Thin Carbon Layer Enveloped Cobalt-Iron Oxide Nanocages as High-Efficiency Sulfur Container for Li-S Batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07579E, PaperLiang-Liang Gu, Jian Gao, Chuang Wang, Sheng-You Qiu, Ke-Xin Wang, Xiao-Tian Gao, Kening Sun, Pengjian Zuo, Xiao-Dong Zhu Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries are regarded as one of the most promising candidates for next-generation energy storage systems for the advantages of its high specific capacity and low material cost. Regrettably,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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A dendrite-free zinc anode for rechargeable aqueous batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07348B, PaperJIAN Qinping, Yuhan Wan, Jing Sun, Maochun Wu, T. S. Zhao Zinc is a promising anode material for rechargeable aqueous batteries owing to its high specific capacity, low cost, and environmental friendliness. However, the uncontrollable Zn dendrite growth remains a grand... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Optimization of Nonatitanate Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07561B, PaperJudith Alvarado, G özde Barim, Calvin D. Quilty, Eongyu Yi, Kenneth James Takeuchi, Esther S. Takeuchi, Amy C Marschilok, Marca Doeff NaTi3O6(OH) ·2H2O, also known as “sodium nonatitanate” (NNT) can undergo reversible sodium (de)insertion at low potentials centered around 0.3 V. The low average insertion potential and high theoretical capacity (~200 mAh/g... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Atomic level design of single iron atom embedded mesoporous hollow carbon spheres as multi-effect nanoreactors for advanced lithium-sulfur batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07010F, PaperJian Chen, Qinjun Shao, Lei Xu, DeCai Guo, Yan Su The practical applications of lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries are still facing challenges of the lithium polysulfides (LiPS) shuttling and uncontrollable Li2S growth due to the soluble nature and sluggish conversion kinetics... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Recent advances in phase, size, and morphology-oriented nanostructured nickel phosphide for overall water splitting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05797E, Review ArticleAsheli Ray, Sabiha Sultana, Lekha Paramanik, K. M. Parida Nanostructured nickel phosphide-based catalysts having different sizes, phases, and morphology towards electrocatalytic, photocatalytic, and photoelectrocatalytic water splitting. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Structural evolution of disordered LiCo1/3Fe1/3Mn1/3PO4 in lithium batteries uncovered
In this study we address the Li-ion de-insertion/insertion mechanisms from/into the lattice of the mixed olivine LiCo1/3Fe1/3Mn1/3PO4 (LCFMP). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Chemical Vapor Deposited Polymer Layer for Efficient Passivation of Planar Perovskite Solar Cells
This article is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Mahdi Malekshahi Byranvand, Farid Sadabad, Abed Alrhman Eliwi, Vanessa Trouillet, Alexander Welle, Simon Ternes, Ihteaz Hossain, Motiur Rahman Khan, Jonas Alexander Schwenzer, Amjad Farooq, Bryce S Richards, J örg Lahann, Ulrich Wilhelm Paetzold Reducing non-radiative recombination losses by advanced passivation strategies is pivotal to maximize the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of perovskite solar cells (PSCs). Previously, polymers such as poly(methyl methacrylate), poly(ethylene oxide),... The content of this RSS Feed...
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Electron affinity regulation on ultrathin manganese oxide nanosheets toward ultra-stable pseudocapacitance
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07553A, PaperKang Xiao, Shen-Long Zhao, Meizhi Cao, Liang Zhang, Nan Li, Zhao-Qing Liu Although manganese oxide (MnO2) has long been considered as a promising electrode material for pseudocapacitor due to its high theoretical capacity and large potential window, its rapid capacity fading severely... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Bismuth-rich bismuth oxyhalides: New opportunity to trigger high-efficiency photocatalysis
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06044E, Review ArticleJun Xiong, Pin Song, Jun Di, Huaming Li As the continuation and advances of traditional BiOX, the bismuth-rich bismuth oxyhalides (BiaObXc) shows distinct difference in surface local atomic structure, electronic structure, optical property, and electrical conductivity relative to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Green-Solvent-Processable Organic Semiconductors and Future Directions for Advanced Organic Electronics
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07373C, Review ArticleJunwoo Lee, Sang Ah Park, Seung Un Ryu, Dasol Chung, Taiho Park, Sung Yun Son In recent decades, organic semiconductors (OSCs), which are lightweight, flexible, and have low processing costs, have enabled significant progress in terms of efficiency in the field of organic electronics [e.g.,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Surface States Modulation for Size-Controllable Photodeposition of Noble Metal Nanoparticles on Semiconductors
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9TA14181B, PaperLei Huang, Xiu Liu, Haocheng Wu, Xiuli Wang, Hongmin Wu, Rengui Li, Li-Yi Shi, Can Li Precise control of noble metal nanoparticle size and their distribution exert obvious effects on the performance of heterogeneous catalysts, and has received tremendous interest. Photochemical deposition method has advantages in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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4,4 ′,5,5′-Tetraamino-3,3′-azo-bis-1,2,4-triazole and the electrosynthesis of high-performing insensitive energetic materials
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05360K, PaperJoseph R. Yount, Matthias Zeller, Edward F. C. Byrd, Davin G. Piercey Electrochemical azo coupling of guanazine yields novel thermally insensitive high-explosive. DFT and EXPLO6.05 calculations reveal energetic properties that rival RDX making this a potentially cheap, and green alternative to traditional energetics. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Realizing a high-performance LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2/silicon –graphite full lithium ion battery cell via a designer electrolyte additive
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05827K, PaperFelix Aupperle, Gebrekidan Gebresilassie Eshetu, Kevin W. Eberman, Ang Xioa, Jean-Sebastien Bridel, Egbert Figgemeier The dosage of (2-cyanoethyl)triethoxysilane (TEOSCN) is investigated as the electrode/electrolyte interface modulating electrolyte additive to improve the performance of LiN0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2/silicon –graphite batteries at a high temperature (45 °C). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Triple non-covalent dynamic interactions enabled tough and rapid room temperature self-healing elastomer for next generation soft antenna
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06613C, PaperPengxiang Si, Fan Jiang, Qingsha S. Cheng, Geoffrey Rivers, Hongjie Xie, Aung Ko Ko Kyaw, Boxin Zhao An elastomer with both mechanical robustness and self-healing capability is desired and is much needed to meet the increasing demand for next generation soft electronics that can remotely sense and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Uncovering Phase Transformation, Morphological Evolution, and Nanoscale Color Heterogeneity in Tungsten Oxide Electrochromic Materials
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06612E, PaperAnyang Hu, Zhisen Jiang, Chunguang Kuai, Scott McGuigan, Dennis Nordlund, Yijin Liu, Feng Lin Controlling the electrochemical interfacial processes that govern the durability of electrochromic devices represents a key challenge in developing sustainable and cost-effective smart windows. Here, we revisit the classical tungsten trioxide... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Proton transport in crystalline, porous covalent organic frameworks
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06927B, CommunicationHaijin Zhu, Tiantian Xu, Long Chen, Maria Forsyth Herein, we demonstrate proton transport in two crystalline covalent organic frameworks with different surface chemistries - a hydrocarbon and a carbon surface. While proton diffusion of the H2O layer in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Enhanced redox kinetics of polysulfides by nano-rod FeOOH for ultrastable lithium –sulfur batteries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06701F, PaperJuan Li, Youlong Xu, Yuan Zhang, Cheng He, Tongtong Li Lithium –sulfur batteries (LSBs) have been exploited as advanced energy storage systems owing to their high theoretical specific capacity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Mixed Polyvinyl Pyrrolidone Hydrogel-mediated Synthesis of High-quality Ag Nanowires for High-performance Transparent Conductors
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07273G, PaperMei Han, Yongjie Ge, Jianfang Liu, Zhongzhong Cao, Moxia Li, Xidong Duan, Jiawen Hu Silver nanowires (Ag NWs) are promising building blocks for next-generation flexible transparent conductors (TCs). However, the current industrial synthesis method for Ag NWs, i.e., polyol reduction method, readily produces abundant... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Simultaneous hole transport and defect passivation enabled by a dopant-free single polymer for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05550F, PaperXiaoqing Jiang, Xuan Liu, Jiafeng Zhang, Sajjad Ahmad, Dandan Tu, Wei Qin, Tonggang Jiu, Shuping Pang, Xin Guo, Can Li Developing dopant-free hole transporting materials (HTM) and passivating defects in perovskite films are two significant themes to realize efficient and stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs). Compared to various individual endeavors... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Mesoporous Au film with surface sulfur modification for efficient ammonia electrosynthesis
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07305A, PaperMei Zhang, Ziqiang Wang, Hongjie Yu, Shengqi Wang, You Xu, Xiaonian Li, Liang Wang, Hongjing Wang Electrocatalytic reduction of N2 is a promising alternative technology for green sustainable production of NH3, and developing this process is highly dependent on the identification of active electrocatalysts. Herein, self-supported... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Novel two-dimensional crystalline carbon nitrides beyond g-C3N4: Structure and applications
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07437C, Review ArticleTan Li, Chunyang Nie, Zhimin Ao, Hongqi Sun, Taicheng An, Shaobin Wang Two-dimensional (2D) crystalline carbon nitrides (CxNy) with graphene-like atomic structures but semiconducting nature are new appealing materials, and increasing interest has been garnered on their synthesis, properties, and applications. Apart... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Basal plane activation in monolayer MoTe2 for the hydrogen evolution reaction via phase boundaries
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06165D, PaperYiqing Chen, Pengfei Ou, Xiaohan Bie, Jun Song The 2H/1T ′ phase boundary activated hydrogen evolution reaction on two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides is well studied by comprehensive first-principles calculations. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
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Suppressing photoexcited electron-hole recombination in MoSe2/WSe2 lateral heterostructures via interface-coupled states engineering: a time-domain ab initio study
This study systematically investigates how the interface morphologies (i.e., alloy and sharp interfaces)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Zhaobo Zhou Source Type: research

Raspberry-like LiFe5O8 nanoparticles embed on MoS2 microflower with excellent microwave absorption performance
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07483G, Communicationjing Li, Di Zhou, Pengjian Wang, Wenfeng Liu, Jinzhan Su Herein, the novel nanostructure composites of LiFe5O8/MoS2 have been successfully prepared by a two-step hydrothermal method with excellent microwave absorption performance, in which raspberry-like LiFe5O8 nanoparticles embedded three-dimensional MoS2 microflower.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: jing Li Source Type: research

Surface modification of garnet with amorphous SnO2via atomic layer deposition
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020,8,18087-18093 DOI: 10.1039/C9TA13347J, PaperBin Tang, Longxue Gao, Junqing Liu, Shou-Hang Bo, Zhaojun Xie, Jinping Wei, Zhen Zhou We sputter amorphous SnO2 layer onto the surface of solid electrolytesvia atomic layer deposition, which reduces interfacial resistance, prevents interface reactions with metallic lithium and provides high stability for long cycling. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Bin Tang Source Type: research

Nickel-Doped Pyrrhotite Iron Sulfide Nanosheets as Highly Efficient Electrocatalysts for Water Splitting
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07624D, CommunicationZhongxin Jing, Qingyun Zhao, Dehua Zheng, Lei Sun, Jiahui Geng, Qiannan Zhou, Jianjian Lin The synthesis of highly activity, stable and cost-effective electrocatalysts for overall water splitting is critical but challenging. Herein, we synthesized the nickel-doped pyrrhotite iron sulfide (Fe0.95 −xNixS1.05) nanosheets via a one-pot... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Zhongxin Jing Source Type: research

Two-Dimensional Functionalized Hexagonal Boron Nitride for Quantum Dot Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Generation
We report the design and fabrication of a heterojunction photoanode consisting of two-dimensional (2D) functionalized hexagonal boron nitride (F- h-BN) nanoflakes, introduced at the interface between SnO2 and quantum dots... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Omar Abdelkarim Source Type: research

Computational Screening of Homo and Hetero Transition Metal Dimer Catalysts for Reduction of CO2 to C2 Products with High Activity and Low Limiting Potential
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05212D, PaperDachang Chen, Zhi Wen Chen, Zhuole Lu, Ju Tang, Xiaoxing Zhang, Chandra Veer Singh C2 products such as ethylene and ethanol play a critical role in chemical and fuel industry, and electrochemical reduction of CO2 to C2 products is a recognized environmentally friendly and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Dachang Chen Source Type: research

Effect of fluorination and Li-excess on the Li migration barrier in Mn-based cathode materials
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06415G, PaperZinab Jadidi, Tina Chen, Penghao Xiao, Alexander Urban, Gerbrand Ceder Disordered rocksalt (DRX) Li-rich transition metal (TM) oxides, especially those based on Mn, are prospective high-energy-density cathode materials for the next generation of Li-ion batteries that use earth abundant metals.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Zinab Jadidi Source Type: research

Polyiodide solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell produced from a standard liquid I-/I3 ¬- electrolyte
This article is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Ellie Tanaka, Neil Robertson Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells were obtained by drying a standard I-/I3- liquid-electrolyte cell in ambient conditions. Slow evaporation of the organic solvent allows the formation of a polyiodide (In-, n ≥3)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 16, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ellie Tanaka Source Type: research

Boosting hydrogen evolution performance by using a plasma-sputtered porous monolithic W2C@WC1 −x/Mo film electrocatalyst
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05251E, PaperShusheng Xu, Liuquan Yang, Yu-Zhen Liu, Yong Hua, Xiaoming Gao, Anne Neville A sputtering strategy is reported to prepare a porous W2C@WC1 −x film on carbon cloth in a W, C and Ar ion plasma atmosphere. It exhibits excellent HER performance with a low overpotential (58 mVvs. RHE, −10 mA cm−2 current density) and Tafel slope of 41 mV dec−1. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Shusheng Xu Source Type: research

Metal-free heterojunction of black phosphorus/oxygen-enriched porous g-C3N4 as an efficient photocatalyst for Fenton-like cascade water purification
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06993K, PaperJundie Hu, Cao Chen, Tao Hu, Jingsha Li, Hao Lu, Yang Zheng, Xiaogang Yang, Chunxian Guo, Chang Ming Li Here we present a fascinating design to synthesize a metal-free photocatalyst for highly selective H2O2 production and efficient water purificationvia a Fenton-like cascade reaction. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry (Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles)
Source: RSC - J. Mater. Chem. latest articles - September 15, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jundie Hu Source Type: research