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Themed collection 2019 Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers

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Review Article

Impact of end groups on the performance of non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cell applications

Non-fullerene organic solar cells employing small molecule acceptors have recently crossed the PCE of 17% through the design and synthesis of efficient acceptor materials.

Graphical abstract: Impact of end groups on the performance of non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cell applications
Review Article

Coordination polymer-based conductive materials: ionic conductivity vs. electronic conductivity

This review summarizes recent developments of coordination polymers and their derivatives for ionic and electrical conductivity with the discussion about synthetic strategies and possible mechanisms to identify the key structural factors.

Graphical abstract: Coordination polymer-based conductive materials: ionic conductivity vs. electronic conductivity
Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Metallic Ruthenium-based Nanomaterials for Electrocatalytic and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution

Review Article

On the potential for nanoscale metal–organic frameworks for energy applications

Nanoscale metal organic frameworks offer unique advantages for the development of materials for solar energy conversion systems, supercapacitors, batteries and fuel cells.

Graphical abstract: On the potential for nanoscale metal–organic frameworks for energy applications
Review Article

Monocrystalline perovskite wafers/thin films for photovoltaic and transistor applications

This review summarizes the edge-cutting area of the “monocrystalline perovskite wafer/thin film” and their intimate applications in photovoltaics and transistors.

Graphical abstract: Monocrystalline perovskite wafers/thin films for photovoltaic and transistor applications
Review Article

Advanced engineering of core/shell nanostructures for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction

This review summarizes the advanced engineering of core/shell structures as a promising candidate for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction.

Graphical abstract: Advanced engineering of core/shell nanostructures for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction
Review Article

Metal halide perovskites under compression

High pressure engineering of metal halide perovskites, revealing the structural and photovoltaic performance contributions of different components.

Graphical abstract: Metal halide perovskites under compression
Review Article

Scalable nanomanufacturing of inkjet-printed wearable energy storage devices

The nanomaterial-based wearable energy storage devices will usher in exciting opportunities in emerging technologies such as consumer electronics, pervasive computing, human–machine interface, robotics, and the Internet of Things.

Graphical abstract: Scalable nanomanufacturing of inkjet-printed wearable energy storage devices
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Review Article

The synthesis and electrochemical applications of core–shell MOFs and their derivatives

In this review, the advances of core–shell MOFs and their derivatives in electrochemical applications are summarized and analyzed.

Graphical abstract: The synthesis and electrochemical applications of core–shell MOFs and their derivatives
Review Article

Carbon-based hydrogels: synthesis and their recent energy applications

This review comprehensively describes the latest synthesis techniques for producing carbon-based hydrogels and their recent energy applications.

Graphical abstract: Carbon-based hydrogels: synthesis and their recent energy applications
Review Article

Recent progress in inkjet-printed solar cells

In the past few decades, the fabrication of solar cells has been considered as one of the most promising ways to meet the increasing energy demands to support the development of modern society as well as to control the environmental pollution caused by the combustion of fossil fuels.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in inkjet-printed solar cells
Review Article

Inhibition of polysulfide diffusion in lithium–sulfur batteries: mechanism and improvement strategies

This paper reviews various methods for suppressing the shuttle effect, and the mechanisms of these methods were discussed in depth.

Graphical abstract: Inhibition of polysulfide diffusion in lithium–sulfur batteries: mechanism and improvement strategies
Review Article

Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated materials for non-fullerene organic solar cells

This review summarizes the recent progress of DPP-based conjugated materials, including small molecules and conjugated polymers, for application in non-fullerene organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated materials for non-fullerene organic solar cells
Review Article

Redox mediators: a shuttle to efficacy in metal–O2 batteries

In the search for a new energy strategy, metal–O2 batteries stand out as a potential alternative. To reduce losses due to high overpotential and to improve their performance, redox mediators emerge as a powerful strategy for the commercialization of these promising devices.

Graphical abstract: Redox mediators: a shuttle to efficacy in metal–O2 batteries
Review Article

Liquid mobility on superwettable surfaces for applications in energy and the environment

Liquid mobility on super-wettable materials is of interest for enhanced heat transfer, self-cleaning, anti-fouling, anti-icing, water-harvesting, and oil–water separation.

Graphical abstract: Liquid mobility on superwettable surfaces for applications in energy and the environment
Accepted Manuscript - Communication

PdP2 nanoparticles-reduced graphene oxide for electrocatalytic N2 conversion to NH3 under ambient conditions

Accepted Manuscript - Communication

Integrating multiple adsorption sites and tortuous diffusion path into a metal-organic framework for C3H4/C3H6 separation

Communication

Self-organized growth of flower-like SnS2 and forest-like ZnS nanoarrays on nickel foam for synergistic superiority in electrochemical ammonia synthesis

Flower-like SnS2 and forest-like ZnS nanoarrays are directly formed on a Ni foam through self-organized growth, which exhibit optimized NRR performance due to their synergistic superiority as advanced hybrid catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Self-organized growth of flower-like SnS2 and forest-like ZnS nanoarrays on nickel foam for synergistic superiority in electrochemical ammonia synthesis
Communication

Inverted planar perovskite solar cells based on CsI-doped PEDOT:PSS with efficiency beyond 20% and small energy loss

An interfacial engineering strategy is successfully developed with a maximum PCE of 20.22%, a high VOC of 1.084 V and a relatively low non-radiative recombination loss in inverted planar perovskite solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Inverted planar perovskite solar cells based on CsI-doped PEDOT:PSS with efficiency beyond 20% and small energy loss
Communication

A self-reconstructed (oxy)hydroxide@nanoporous metal phosphide electrode for high-performance rechargeable zinc batteries

A binder-free self-reconstructed (oxy)hydroxide@nanoporous Ni3P hybrid electrode is fabricated for rechargeable Zn battery with high capacity, excellent rate performance and cycling stability.

Graphical abstract: A self-reconstructed (oxy)hydroxide@nanoporous metal phosphide electrode for high-performance rechargeable zinc batteries
Communication

Direct immobilization of an atomically dispersed Pt catalyst by suppressing heterogeneous nucleation at −40 °C

Direct deposition of isolated metal atoms onto substrates has been recognized as a simple route to obtain high performance supported atomically dispersed metals (SACs), however, the agglomeration driven by high surface energy is difficult to avoid.

Graphical abstract: Direct immobilization of an atomically dispersed Pt catalyst by suppressing heterogeneous nucleation at −40 °C
Open Access Communication

Thin film oxide-ion conducting electrolyte for near room temperature applications

Stabilized bismuth vanadate thin films are presented here as superior oxide ionic conductors, for application in solid state electrochemical devices operating near room temperature.

Graphical abstract: Thin film oxide-ion conducting electrolyte for near room temperature applications
Communication

Organic energy-harvesting devices achieving power conversion efficiencies over 20% under ambient indoor lighting

The ability of solution-processed organic photovoltaics (OPVs) based on new small-molecule semiconductors, 1DTP-ID and 2DTP-ID, for indoor dim-light energy harvesting is reported.

Graphical abstract: Organic energy-harvesting devices achieving power conversion efficiencies over 20% under ambient indoor lighting
Communication

An electron-donating strategy to guide the construction of MOF photocatalysts toward co-catalyst-free highly efficient photocatalytic H2 evolution

An electron-donating strategy is proposed to guide the construction of novel co-catalyst-free MOF photocatalysts. The well-designed CdS-based MOF exhibits an exceptional photocatalytic activity for H2 evolution.

Graphical abstract: An electron-donating strategy to guide the construction of MOF photocatalysts toward co-catalyst-free highly efficient photocatalytic H2 evolution
Communication

Mn-doped atomic SnO2 layers for highly efficient CO2 electrochemical reduction

Ultrathin TMO has been synthesized via a facile in situ gas induced growth strategy and the structure–efficiency relationship has been deeply discussed.

Graphical abstract: Mn-doped atomic SnO2 layers for highly efficient CO2 electrochemical reduction
Communication

Conversion pseudocapacitance-contributing and robust hetero-nanostructural perovskite KCo0.54Mn0.46F3 nanocrystals anchored on graphene nanosheet anodes for advanced lithium-ion capacitors, batteries and their hybrids

The pseudocapacitive conversion mechanism and robust perovskite fluorides/graphene hetero-nanostructures contribute to fast rate capability, high specific capacity and superior stability.

Graphical abstract: Conversion pseudocapacitance-contributing and robust hetero-nanostructural perovskite KCo0.54Mn0.46F3 nanocrystals anchored on graphene nanosheet anodes for advanced lithium-ion capacitors, batteries and their hybrids
Communication

Programmable unidirectional liquid transport on peristome-mimetic surfaces under liquid environments

Inspired from Nepenthes alata, remaining wet and slippery by continuously spreading water, here, we report a general strategy for the uni-directional transport of liquids on peristome-mimetic surfaces from a one-dimensional linear trajectory to a two-dimensional curve, and even to the a three-dimensional infinite space.

Graphical abstract: Programmable unidirectional liquid transport on peristome-mimetic surfaces under liquid environments
Communication

Halosilane triggers anodic silanization and cathodic redox for stable and efficient lithium–O2 batteries

Iodotrimethylsilane triggers anodic silanization and releases soluble triiodide, which stabilizes the Li anode and decreases the overpotential of lithium–O2 batteries.

Graphical abstract: Halosilane triggers anodic silanization and cathodic redox for stable and efficient lithium–O2 batteries
Communication

A new strategy for the controllable growth of MOF@PBA architectures

Multilevel nanostructures can expose more active sites and promote the charge transfer process, and different composite materials can promote the synergistic effect.

Graphical abstract: A new strategy for the controllable growth of MOF@PBA architectures
Communication

Ultrathin nanosheets of aluminosilicate FER zeolites synthesized in the presence of a sole small organic ammonium

Ultrathin nanosheets (6–8 nm) of aluminosilicate FER zeolites have been successfully synthesized using a sole small organic ammonium (N,N-diethyl-cis-2,6-dimethyl piperidinium, DMP).

Graphical abstract: Ultrathin nanosheets of aluminosilicate FER zeolites synthesized in the presence of a sole small organic ammonium
Communication

A hydrophobic polymer stabilized p-Cu2O nanocrystal photocathode for highly efficient solar water splitting

For the first time, a compact hydrophobic layer composed of a macromolecular polymer was applied to inhibit the inactivation of cuprous oxide.

Graphical abstract: A hydrophobic polymer stabilized p-Cu2O nanocrystal photocathode for highly efficient solar water splitting
Communication

A novel energy-dependent p-semiconductor–metal–n-semiconductor heterojunction for selectively steering charge flow in a Z-scheme photocatalyst

The synergistic effect of two interfacial junctions of a p–m–n composite was indicated to enable energy-dependent charge-flow steering for photocatalysis.

Graphical abstract: A novel energy-dependent p-semiconductor–metal–n-semiconductor heterojunction for selectively steering charge flow in a Z-scheme photocatalyst
Communication

On the reconstruction of NiMo electrocatalysts by operando spectroscopy

Dissolved MoO42− from NiMo electrodes during hydrogen evolution redeposits during high energy spectroscopy, providing misleading but important insights into Mo behavior.

Graphical abstract: On the reconstruction of NiMo electrocatalysts by operando spectroscopy
Communication

Modulating the electronic structure of ultrathin layered double hydroxide nanosheets with fluorine: an efficient electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction

Herein, we effectively modulate the electronic structure of Co3Fe layered double hydroxides (LDHs) by F-doping using a CHF3-plasma etching technique.

Graphical abstract: Modulating the electronic structure of ultrathin layered double hydroxide nanosheets with fluorine: an efficient electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction
Communication

Enhanced CO2 electroreduction performance over Cl-modified metal catalysts

Cl-modified metal catalysts exhibit excellent CO2 electroreduction performance, attributed to efficient electron transfer to CO2 on Cl sites.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced CO2 electroreduction performance over Cl-modified metal catalysts
Communication

Unprecedented plasmon-induced nitroxide-mediated polymerization (PI-NMP): a method for preparation of functional surfaces

The first method of plasmon-induced nitroxide-mediated polymerization on periodical gold gratings has been developed.

Graphical abstract: Unprecedented plasmon-induced nitroxide-mediated polymerization (PI-NMP): a method for preparation of functional surfaces
Communication

Engineering the surface atomic structure of FeVO4 nanocrystals for use as highly active and stable electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution

FeVO4 nanobelts bounded by {010} facets exhibit much higher OER activities and lower overpotential than nanosheets enclosed by {010} facets, which were mainly attributed to the favorable atomic arrangements of {010} facets with Fe–V dual-active sites and an open surface structure.

Graphical abstract: Engineering the surface atomic structure of FeVO4 nanocrystals for use as highly active and stable electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution
Communication

Hybridizing anions towards fast diffusion kinetics for tri-ion batteries with significantly improved rate capability and cycling life

We develop a new aluminum graphite tri-ion (Li+/PF6/BF4) battery configuration (AGTIB) using an anion-hybridization strategy with fast diffusion kinetics. The AGTIB has a high rate performance with a 90.5 mA h g−1 capacity at 15C and good cycling stability for over 500 cycles at 5C.

Graphical abstract: Hybridizing anions towards fast diffusion kinetics for tri-ion batteries with significantly improved rate capability and cycling life
Communication

Composite K2Mo4O13/α-MoO3 nanorods: sonochemical preparation and applications for advanced Li+/Na+ pseudocapacitance

A novel nanocomposite of K2Mo4O13/MoO3 with a uniformly rod-like morphology is fabricated via a sonochemical method. Benefiting from its open framework, the as-synthesized sample exhibits obvious pseudocapacitive behaviors both in lithium and sodium ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Composite K2Mo4O13/α-MoO3 nanorods: sonochemical preparation and applications for advanced Li+/Na+ pseudocapacitance
Communication

A fused-ring non-fullerene acceptor based on a benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene central core with a thieno[3,2-b]thiophene side-chain for highly efficient organic solar cells

The BTT-FIC-based device achieved a champion PCE of 12.65% for the benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]di(cyclopenta[2,1-b:3,4-b′]dithiophene)-containing NFAs based OSCs.

Graphical abstract: A fused-ring non-fullerene acceptor based on a benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene central core with a thieno[3,2-b]thiophene side-chain for highly efficient organic solar cells
Communication

Ionic liquid pre-intercalated MXene films for ionogel-based flexible micro-supercapacitors with high volumetric energy density

Ionogel-based flexible micro-supercapacitors are constructed based on interdigital microelectrodes of ionic liquid pre-intercalated MXene compact films.

Graphical abstract: Ionic liquid pre-intercalated MXene films for ionogel-based flexible micro-supercapacitors with high volumetric energy density
Communication

Multifunctional fabrics of carbon nanotube fibers

Multifunctional fabrics made solely of CNT fibers have been automatically prepared through mature textile technologies. They are excellent for wearable heaters and electrodes in flexible supercapacitors.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional fabrics of carbon nanotube fibers
Communication

Constructing a highly oriented layered MOF nanoarray from a layered double hydroxide for efficient and long-lasting alkaline water oxidation electrocatalysis

Template-directed synthesized Fe0.1-Ni-MOF nanoarray (Fe0.1-Ni-MOF/NF) behaves efficiently as an electrocatalyst for alkaline water oxidation with a strong electrochemical durability.

Graphical abstract: Constructing a highly oriented layered MOF nanoarray from a layered double hydroxide for efficient and long-lasting alkaline water oxidation electrocatalysis
Communication

Interfacial nickel nitride/sulfide as a bifunctional electrode for highly efficient overall water/seawater electrolysis

Simple methods for fabricating highly active and stable interfacial bifunctional electrocatalysts for water electrolysis are essential for hydrogen production.

Graphical abstract: Interfacial nickel nitride/sulfide as a bifunctional electrode for highly efficient overall water/seawater electrolysis
Communication

Efficient methylammonium lead trihalide perovskite solar cells with chloroformamidinium chloride (Cl-FACl) as an additive

Highly efficient and stable mixed halide perovskite (MAPbI3–xClx) solar cells are fabricated with the incorporation of chloroformamidinium chloride (Cl-FACl).

Graphical abstract: Efficient methylammonium lead trihalide perovskite solar cells with chloroformamidinium chloride (Cl-FACl) as an additive
Communication

A novel aqueous sodium–manganese battery system for energy storage

A novel aqueous sodium–manganese battery system with a long life span of over 7000 cycles.

Graphical abstract: A novel aqueous sodium–manganese battery system for energy storage
Communication

Self-supported VO2 arrays decorated with N-doped carbon as an advanced cathode for lithium-ion storage

High-quality self-supported VO2 arrays decorated with N-doped carbon (N–C@VO2) were fabricated via a facile solvothermal-polymerization approach for applications in lithium-ion batteries. The N–C@VO2 arrays show high capacity (295 mA h g−1 at 1C) and stable capacity: 95.3% retention after 500 cycles at 1C.

Graphical abstract: Self-supported VO2 arrays decorated with N-doped carbon as an advanced cathode for lithium-ion storage
Communication

Dihydropyreno[1,2-b:6,7-b′]dithiophene based electron acceptors for high efficiency as-cast organic solar cells

Two novel fused ring electron acceptors PDT and PDT-T have been designed, synthesized and used in organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Dihydropyreno[1,2-b:6,7-b′]dithiophene based electron acceptors for high efficiency as-cast organic solar cells
Communication

Lewis acidic water as a new carrier for facilitating CO2 transport

We report the formation of a reversible complex between CO2 and a bound water coordinating alkaline metal cation (Lewis-acidic water) by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) analysis for the first time.

Graphical abstract: Lewis acidic water as a new carrier for facilitating CO2 transport
Communication

A new sustainable approach towards preparation of sunlight active Ag/AgBr Janus nanoparticles using non-toxic surface active ionic liquid

A benign and easily implementable method for preparation of symmetry controlled Ag/AgBr nanoparticles for catalytic applications under sunlight or white light is presented.

Graphical abstract: A new sustainable approach towards preparation of sunlight active Ag/AgBr Janus nanoparticles using non-toxic surface active ionic liquid
Communication

Na2Ru1−xMnxO3 as the cathode for sodium-ion batteries

A suitable Mn doping (x = 0.1) enhances the kinetics and structural stability of Na2RuO3, generating a superior electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Na2Ru1−xMnxO3 as the cathode for sodium-ion batteries
Open Access Communication

An efficient carbon-based ORR catalyst from low-temperature etching of ZIF-67 with ultra-small cobalt nanoparticles and high yield

Low-temperature etching of ZIF-67 is proposed for ultra-small cobalt/cobalt-oxide nanoparticles in nitrogen-doped graphene-networks as an efficient electrocatalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction.

Graphical abstract: An efficient carbon-based ORR catalyst from low-temperature etching of ZIF-67 with ultra-small cobalt nanoparticles and high yield
Communication

A Li–O2 battery cathode with vertical mass/charge transfer pathways

An oxygen cathode with a rolled vertical CNT film configuration is proposed for advanced Li–O2 batteries.

Graphical abstract: A Li–O2 battery cathode with vertical mass/charge transfer pathways
Communication

Facile synthesis of porous hybrid materials based on Calix-3 dye and TiO2 for high photocatalytic water splitting performance with excellent stability

A highly robust hybrid material Calix-3-TiO2 based on calixarene dye and TiO2 is prepared by a facile sol–gel method for the first time. When Pt nanoparticles are introduced onto the hybrid, the catalysts display efficient and persistent photocatalytic water splitting activities.

Graphical abstract: Facile synthesis of porous hybrid materials based on Calix-3 dye and TiO2 for high photocatalytic water splitting performance with excellent stability
Communication

Flexible nonfullerene organic solar cells based on embedded silver nanowires with an efficiency up to 11.6%

Flexible non-fullerene organic solar cells based on AgNWs embedded in polyimide substrates demonstrate a high efficiency up to 11.6%.

Graphical abstract: Flexible nonfullerene organic solar cells based on embedded silver nanowires with an efficiency up to 11.6%
Communication

Photocatalytic dehydrogenation of formic acid promoted by a superior PdAg@g-C3N4 Mott–Schottky heterojunction

The superior PdAg@g-C3N4 Mott–Schottky heterojunction exhibits boosting dehydrogenation photocatalysis of formic acid (TOF = 420 h−1) without any additive under visible light (λ > 400 nm) at room temperature.

Graphical abstract: Photocatalytic dehydrogenation of formic acid promoted by a superior PdAg@g-C3N4 Mott–Schottky heterojunction
Communication

Salt-templated growth of monodisperse hollow nanostructures

We develop a salt-templated route to monodisperse hollow nanostructures in a green, robust, efficient, cost-effective and scalable manner.

Graphical abstract: Salt-templated growth of monodisperse hollow nanostructures
Paper

Spinel oxide nanoparticles embedded in nitrogen-doped carbon nanofibers as a robust and self-standing bifunctional oxygen cathode for Zn–air batteries

Self-standing nitrogen-doped carbon nanofibers with homogeneously embedded CoMn2O4 nanoparticles exhibit superior oxygen reduction/evolution catalytic activity and stability for metal–air batteries.

Graphical abstract: Spinel oxide nanoparticles embedded in nitrogen-doped carbon nanofibers as a robust and self-standing bifunctional oxygen cathode for Zn–air batteries
Paper

Stabilizing a sodium-metal battery with the synergy effects of a sodiophilic matrix and fluorine-rich interface

Exploring synergy effects of the composite metal anode and electrolyte modification as an effective strategy to fabricate ultra-stable Na-metal batteries.

Graphical abstract: Stabilizing a sodium-metal battery with the synergy effects of a sodiophilic matrix and fluorine-rich interface
Paper

Highly stable one-dimensional Pt nanowires with modulated structural disorder towards the oxygen reduction reaction

Developing stable nanocatalysts with high activity for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) remains a great challenge in the field of clean energy.

Graphical abstract: Highly stable one-dimensional Pt nanowires with modulated structural disorder towards the oxygen reduction reaction
Paper

Substoichiometric ultrathin zirconia films cause strong metal–support interaction

ZrO2/metal inverse model catalysts exhibit the strong metal–support interaction (SMSI) effect. Upon annealing under reducing conditions, an oxygen-deficient, ultrathin ZrO≈1.5 film covers the metal. Nevertheless, Zr retains its 4+ charge state.

Graphical abstract: Substoichiometric ultrathin zirconia films cause strong metal–support interaction
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Covalent organic framework modulated interfacial polymerization for ultrathin desalination membranes

Accepted Manuscript - Paper

16.55% Efficiency Ternary Organic Solar Cells Enabled by Incorporating a Small Molecular Donor

Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Chemical fixation of carbon dioxide catalyzed via covalent triazine frameworks as metal free heterogeneous catalysts without cocatalyst

Paper

Aluminum hydroxide-mediated synthesis of mesoporous metal oxides by a mechanochemical nanocasting strategy

A mechanochemical nanocasting strategy using aluminum hydroxide as the mesoporous structure-directing agent to fabricate mesoporous metal oxides.

Graphical abstract: Aluminum hydroxide-mediated synthesis of mesoporous metal oxides by a mechanochemical nanocasting strategy
Open Access Paper

Sr2Fe1.4Mn0.1Mo0.5O6−δ perovskite cathode for highly efficient CO2 electrolysis

An all-ceramic cermet cathode based on perovskite-oxide Sr2Fe1.4Mn0.1Mo0.5O6−δ and samaria-doped ceria shows unprecedented performance in solid oxide electrolysis of pure CO2.

Graphical abstract: Sr2Fe1.4Mn0.1Mo0.5O6−δ perovskite cathode for highly efficient CO2 electrolysis
Paper

Understanding the effects of chemical reactions at the cathode–electrolyte interface in sulfide based all-solid-state batteries

Driven by a paradigm shift from conventional liquid-based systems to all-solid-state batteries (ASSBs), the chemo-mechanical behavior of the solid–solid interface is of growing importance for understanding the intricate interfacial phenomena of ASSBs.

Graphical abstract: Understanding the effects of chemical reactions at the cathode–electrolyte interface in sulfide based all-solid-state batteries
Paper

Bioinspired large-scale production of multidimensional high-rate anodes for both liquid & solid-state lithium ion batteries

Herein, we firstly proposed multidimensional titanium niobium oxides (1D/2D/3D-TNO) via a versatile bioinspired template method, which employed as high-performance anodes for both liquid and solid state lithium ion batteries

Graphical abstract: Bioinspired large-scale production of multidimensional high-rate anodes for both liquid & solid-state lithium ion batteries
Paper

Nano-Cu-embedded carbon for dendrite-free lithium metal anodes

Copper–organic framework-derived material is applied as a host for Li plating/stripping. The resulting anode exhibits dendrite-free Li deposition and high efficiency. The corresponding capacitor and battery display good electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Nano-Cu-embedded carbon for dendrite-free lithium metal anodes
Paper

An interfacial crosslinking strategy to fabricate an ultrathin two-dimensional composite of silicon oxycarbide-enwrapped silicon nanoparticles for high-performance lithium storage

An interfacial crosslinking strategy to fabricate an ultrathin two-dimensional composite of silicon oxycarbide-enwrapped silicon nanoparticles for high-performance lithium storage.

Graphical abstract: An interfacial crosslinking strategy to fabricate an ultrathin two-dimensional composite of silicon oxycarbide-enwrapped silicon nanoparticles for high-performance lithium storage
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