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Themed collection Journal of Materials Chemistry A Emerging Investigators

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Contributors to the Emerging Investigators 2020 issue

Journal of Materials Chemistry A profiles contributors to the Emerging Investigators issue.

Graphical abstract: Contributors to the Emerging Investigators 2020 issue
Open Access Perspective

Direct ink writing advances in multi-material structures for a sustainable future

Direct Ink Writing (DIW) potential in developing multi-material structures.

Graphical abstract: Direct ink writing advances in multi-material structures for a sustainable future
Perspective

Catalyst design concept based on a variety of alloy materials: a personal account and relevant studies

An overview of a variety of advanced alloy materials for catalytic use is provided.

Graphical abstract: Catalyst design concept based on a variety of alloy materials: a personal account and relevant studies
Perspective

Aggregation of non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells

Various types of molecular stacking can form in NFAs, which influence light absorption and efficiency of organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation of non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells
Review Article

Opportunities for intermediate temperature renewable ammonia electrosynthesis

Intermediate temperature electrosynthesis may allow for large-scale renewable ammonia production.

Graphical abstract: Opportunities for intermediate temperature renewable ammonia electrosynthesis
Review Article

A review on electrocatalytic oxidation of methane to oxygenates

Methane, the main component in natural gas, is widely utilized for energy consumption and production of important chemicals.

Graphical abstract: A review on electrocatalytic oxidation of methane to oxygenates
Review Article

Emerging organic potassium-ion batteries: electrodes and electrolytes

The progress and challenges of the electrodes and electrolytes in organic potassium-ion batteries are summarized.

Graphical abstract: Emerging organic potassium-ion batteries: electrodes and electrolytes
Review Article

The rise of aqueous rechargeable batteries with organic electrode materials

This review provides timely access to state-of-the-art advances of organic electrode materials in aqueous rechargeable batteries.

Graphical abstract: The rise of aqueous rechargeable batteries with organic electrode materials
Review Article

Nanostructured semiconductor supported iron catalysts for heterogeneous photo-Fenton oxidation: a review

This review summarizes the typical progress in nanostructured semiconductor supported iron catalysts and their applications in heterogeneous photo-Fenton oxidation.

Graphical abstract: Nanostructured semiconductor supported iron catalysts for heterogeneous photo-Fenton oxidation: a review
Review Article

Electrochemical CO2-to-CO conversion: electrocatalysts, electrolytes, and electrolyzers

Recent progress in the mechanism, catalysts, electrolytes and electrolyzers of CO2 electroreduction to CO has been reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical CO2-to-CO conversion: electrocatalysts, electrolytes, and electrolyzers
Review Article

Interfacial engineering of noble metals for electrocatalytic methanol and ethanol oxidation

A comprehensive review on the interfacial engineering of noble-metal-based MOR and EOR electrocatalysts is presented.

Graphical abstract: Interfacial engineering of noble metals for electrocatalytic methanol and ethanol oxidation
Review Article

From isolated Ti-oxo clusters to infinite Ti-oxo chains and sheets: recent advances in photoactive Ti-based MOFs

This review highlights recent progress in Ti-MOFs based on discrete Ti-oxo clusters and infinite Ti-oxo chains and sheets.

Graphical abstract: From isolated Ti-oxo clusters to infinite Ti-oxo chains and sheets: recent advances in photoactive Ti-based MOFs
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
Review Article

Developing high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathodes for high-energy-density lithium-ion batteries: current achievements and future prospects

This paper highlights current research progress and future prospects of high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode for next-generation high-enegy-density lithium-ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Developing high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathodes for high-energy-density lithium-ion batteries: current achievements and future prospects
Review Article

Intercalation and exfoliation chemistries of transition metal dichalcogenides

This review provides a comprehensive summary of the intercalation and exfoliation processes in TMDs, as well as their properties and applications.

Graphical abstract: Intercalation and exfoliation chemistries of transition metal dichalcogenides
Review Article

Atomically dispersed metal active centers as a chemically tunable platform for energy storage devices

Atomically dispersed materials with maximized atom utilization, abundant active centers, and ultrahigh chemical reaction activity can accelerate the reaction kinetics in energy storage devices and have excellent electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Atomically dispersed metal active centers as a chemically tunable platform for energy storage devices
Review Article

Composite sodium metal anodes for practical applications

With its high theoretical capacity (1165 mA h g−1), low reduction potential (−2.71) and abundant resources in the earth's crust, Na anode exhibits great potential in grid-scale energy storage systems and extensive application of electric vehicles.

Graphical abstract: Composite sodium metal anodes for practical applications
Review Article

Catalyst design strategies for stable electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction

For practical applications, the deactivation processes of electrocatalysts in electrochemical CO2 reduction reactions have to be addressed by studying recent advances such as exclusion of metal impurity effect, periodic electrochemical activation and active nanocatalyst design.

Graphical abstract: Catalyst design strategies for stable electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction
Review Article

Water-responsive materials for sustainable energy applications

Up-to-date studies of water-responsive materials for energy-related applications are reviewed. Future research endeavours could advance scientific and technical challenges.

Graphical abstract: Water-responsive materials for sustainable energy applications
Review Article

Graphene oxide membranes: controlling their transport pathways

This review presents and discusses the remarkable progress of GO membranes, especially the strategies and mechanisms for controlling their transport pathways in liquid separation.

Graphical abstract: Graphene oxide membranes: controlling their transport pathways
Review Article

Preparation of Bi-based photocatalysts in the form of powdered particles and thin films: a review

A comprehensive survey on preparation methods of powdered or thin-film Bi-based photocatalysts is provided, comparing he diverse approaches and their advantages and limitations in the context of photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical applications.

Graphical abstract: Preparation of Bi-based photocatalysts in the form of powdered particles and thin films: a review
Review Article

Two-dimensional metal–organic framework nanosheets: synthetic methodologies and electrocatalytic applications

This review gives a systematic discussion on the synthetic methodologies of 2D MOF-based materials for electrocatalysis applications.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional metal–organic framework nanosheets: synthetic methodologies and electrocatalytic applications
Review Article

Single-atom electron microscopy for energy-related nanomaterials

The advances in aberration correction have enabled atomic-resolution imaging and spectroscopy in scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) under low primary voltages and pushed their detection limit down to the single-atom level.

Graphical abstract: Single-atom electron microscopy for energy-related nanomaterials
Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Micro/nanostructured TiNb2O7-related Electrode Materials for High-Performance Electrochemical Energy Storage: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives

Communication

Strategy for functionalization of electrodes with discrete, unmodified small molecules exhibiting aqueous stability

Immobilization of electroactive molecules without synthetic modification that are stable at neutral pH!

Graphical abstract: Strategy for functionalization of electrodes with discrete, unmodified small molecules exhibiting aqueous stability
Open Access Communication

Long-range exciton diffusion in non-fullerene acceptors and coarse bulk heterojunctions enable highly efficient organic photovoltaics

Time-resolved photoluminescence measurements provide an accurate estimate of the three-dimensional exciton diffusion length in three ITICs based non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs).

Graphical abstract: Long-range exciton diffusion in non-fullerene acceptors and coarse bulk heterojunctions enable highly efficient organic photovoltaics
Communication

In situ encapsulated and well dispersed Co3O4 nanoparticles as efficient and stable electrocatalysts for high-performance CO2 reduction

A space-confined Co/CNT catalyst was utilized for CO2 electroreduction with excellent efficiency and stability.

Graphical abstract: In situ encapsulated and well dispersed Co3O4 nanoparticles as efficient and stable electrocatalysts for high-performance CO2 reduction
Communication

Potential and limitations of CsBi3I10 as a photovoltaic material

Wide-bandgap, low-toxicity CsBi3I10 is synthesized and deposited as thin films by solvent-free approaches. Its implementation in photovoltaic devices is demonstrated albeit with limited performances. Suggestions to further improve these are given.

Graphical abstract: Potential and limitations of CsBi3I10 as a photovoltaic material
Communication

Ultrathin and defect-rich intermetallic Pd2Sn nanosheets for efficient oxygen reduction electrocatalysis

Ultrathin and defect-rich Pd2Sn intermetallic nanosheets with unique Pd–Sn ordering are developed and display much enhanced activity and stability towards oxygen reduction in an alkaline medium.

Graphical abstract: Ultrathin and defect-rich intermetallic Pd2Sn nanosheets for efficient oxygen reduction electrocatalysis
Communication

Electrochemically controlled energy release from a norbornadiene-based solar thermal fuel: increasing the reversibility to 99.8% using HOPG as the electrode material

Solar energy conversion using molecular photoswitches holds great potential to store energy from sunlight in the form of chemical energy in a process that can be easily implemented in a direct solar energy storage device.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemically controlled energy release from a norbornadiene-based solar thermal fuel: increasing the reversibility to 99.8% using HOPG as the electrode material
Open Access Paper

Strain-based chemical sensing using metal–organic framework nanoparticles

A membrane-type surface stress sensor (MSS) featuring metal–organic framework nanoparticles shows rapid, discriminative and ppm-level responses to volatile organic compounds.

Graphical abstract: Strain-based chemical sensing using metal–organic framework nanoparticles
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Modification of Cellulose Nanocrystal Surface Chemistry with Diverse Nucleophiles for Materials Integration

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In situ coupling of CoP with MoO2 for enhanced hydrogen evolution

The development of highly active and stable catalysts based on low-cost materials for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) is crucial to catalytic water splitting.

Graphical abstract: In situ coupling of CoP with MoO2 for enhanced hydrogen evolution
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Molecular-level environments of intercalated chloroaluminate anions in rechargeable aluminum-graphite batteries revealed by solid-state NMR spectroscopy

Solid-state 27Al MAS NMR spectroscopy and DFT calculations reveal that intercalated AlCl4 anions exhibit a wide range of molecular geometries and environments, establishing that the intercalated graphite electrodes exhibit high extents of disorder.

Graphical abstract: Molecular-level environments of intercalated chloroaluminate anions in rechargeable aluminum-graphite batteries revealed by solid-state NMR spectroscopy
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Atomic-layer-deposited SnO2 on Pt/C prevents sintering of Pt nanoparticles and affects the reaction chemistry for the electrocatalytic glycerol oxidation reaction

Here we demonstrate that atomic-layer-deposited SnO2 on Pt/C enhances the catalytic stability and changes product selectivity for the electrocatalytic glycerol oxidation reaction.

Graphical abstract: Atomic-layer-deposited SnO2 on Pt/C prevents sintering of Pt nanoparticles and affects the reaction chemistry for the electrocatalytic glycerol oxidation reaction
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A metal and nitrogen doped carbon composite with both oxygen reduction and evolution active sites for rechargeable zinc–air batteries

A metal carbon composite Fe,Ni–N–C/N-CNT with both Fe–Nx and in situ generated NiFe2O4 nanoparticles has both good ORR and OER activities.

Graphical abstract: A metal and nitrogen doped carbon composite with both oxygen reduction and evolution active sites for rechargeable zinc–air batteries
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
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Photothermal effect-enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting of a BiVO4 photoanode modified with dual-functional polyaniline

Assisted by NIR light, the obtained Co-Pi/PANI/BiVO4 photoanode achieves a remarkable water oxidation photocurrent of 4.05 mA cm−2 at 1.23 VRHE.

Graphical abstract: Photothermal effect-enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting of a BiVO4 photoanode modified with dual-functional polyaniline
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Counterion condensation or lack of solvation? Understanding the activity of ions in thin film block copolymer electrolytes

Dissociation of ion charge pairs in block copolymer electrolytes and its relation to activity coefficients and normalized ionic conductivity.

Graphical abstract: Counterion condensation or lack of solvation? Understanding the activity of ions in thin film block copolymer electrolytes
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Self-driven membrane filtration by core–shell polymer composites

A self-driven filtration process based on dynamic core–shell hydrogel absorbers of both high water absorbency and selectivity.

Graphical abstract: Self-driven membrane filtration by core–shell polymer composites
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Catalytic activity atlas of ternary Co–Fe–V metal oxides for the oxygen evolution reaction

Accurate composition–oxygen evolution reaction performance atlases have been established for a ternary Co–Fe–V oxide system using Prussian blue analogues as precursors, affording Co : Fe : V = 3 : 4 : 3 as the optimal metal ratio.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic activity atlas of ternary Co–Fe–V metal oxides for the oxygen evolution reaction
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An asymmetric small molecule acceptor for organic solar cells with a short circuit current density over 24 mA cm−2

Acceptor Y22 with an asymmetric hexacyclic A–DA′D–A structure achieved a high PCE of 15.4% and a high Jsc of 24.37 mA cm−2, which are among the best values reported for asymmetric acceptor based binary organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: An asymmetric small molecule acceptor for organic solar cells with a short circuit current density over 24 mA cm−2
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Ultrathin RuRh@(RuRh)O2 core@shell nanosheets as stable oxygen evolution electrocatalysts

We report a novel architecture of ultrathin RuRh@(RuRh)O2 core/shell nanosheets with a core of ultrathin metallic RuRh nanosheets and a shell of (RuRh)O2 oxides as a superb electrocatalyst toward the oxgen evolution reaction (OER), better than most of the state-of-the-art Ru-based or Ir-based electrocatalysts. Moreover, the RuRh@(RuRh)O2 core/shell nanosheets exhibit good durability because the (RuRh)O2 oxide shell protects the normally labile RuRh NS core against dissolution during the OER process.

Graphical abstract: Ultrathin RuRh@(RuRh)O2 core@shell nanosheets as stable oxygen evolution electrocatalysts
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
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How an angstrom-thick oxide overcoat enhances durability and activity of nanoparticle-decorated cathodes in solid oxide fuel cells

In this report, we demonstrate how a uniform angstrom-level oxide overcoat (0.7–1.5 Å) by atomic layer deposition is highly effective not only in enhancing the thermal stability of underlying infiltrated ceria nanoparticles but also in facilitating electrode kinetics.

Graphical abstract: How an angstrom-thick oxide overcoat enhances durability and activity of nanoparticle-decorated cathodes in solid oxide fuel cells
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Do polymer ligands block the catalysis of metal nanoparticles? Unexpected importance of binding motifs in improving catalytic activity

Polymer NHC ligands enhance the catalytic activity of metal nanoparticles despite the increase of surface crowdedness.

Graphical abstract: Do polymer ligands block the catalysis of metal nanoparticles? Unexpected importance of binding motifs in improving catalytic activity
Open Access Paper

In situ synchrotron pair distribution function analysis to monitor synthetic pathways under electromagnetic excitation

In situ pair distribution function analysis reveals that electromagnetic radiation exposure during SnO2 nanoparticle growth alters local atomic structure and the synthetic pathway compared to conventional hydrothermal synthesis routes.

Graphical abstract: In situ synchrotron pair distribution function analysis to monitor synthetic pathways under electromagnetic excitation
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Enhancing CO2 reduction by suppressing hydrogen evolution with polytetrafluoroethylene protected copper nanoneedles

Enhanced carbon dioxide reduction reaction (CO2RR) with suppressed HER was achieved on polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coated Cu nanoneedles (CuNNs).

Graphical abstract: Enhancing CO2 reduction by suppressing hydrogen evolution with polytetrafluoroethylene protected copper nanoneedles
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Conjugated side-chain engineering of polymer donors enabling improved efficiency for polymer solar cells

A feasible molecular optimization process conducted on polymer donors facilitates better phase separation, enabling improved efficiency for polymer solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Conjugated side-chain engineering of polymer donors enabling improved efficiency for polymer solar cells
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Nitrogen-doped phosphorene for electrocatalytic ammonia synthesis

A facile and efficient strategy to produce nitrogen-doped (N-doped) phosphorene nanosheets that can be used as an efficient metal-free catalyst for electrochemical ammonia synthesis under ambient conditions is presented.

Graphical abstract: Nitrogen-doped phosphorene for electrocatalytic ammonia synthesis
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Surface-functionalized palladium catalysts for electrochemical CO2 reduction

Surface modifying is a promising way to manipulate metal catalyst properties in electrochemical CO2 reduction.

Graphical abstract: Surface-functionalized palladium catalysts for electrochemical CO2 reduction
Open Access Paper

Prospects for defect engineering in Cu2ZnSnS4 solar absorber films

Composition spread Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films unveil the complicated interplay between process conditions and material properties, pointing to new approaches towards defect engineering.

Graphical abstract: Prospects for defect engineering in Cu2ZnSnS4 solar absorber films
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Fe/Fe3C nanoparticle-decorated N-doped carbon nanofibers for improving the nitrogen selectivity of electrocatalytic nitrate reduction

N-doped carbon nanofibers embedded with Fe/Fe3C nanodomains demonstrate superior electrocatalytic nitrate reduction ability and nitrogen selectivity.

Graphical abstract: Fe/Fe3C nanoparticle-decorated N-doped carbon nanofibers for improving the nitrogen selectivity of electrocatalytic nitrate reduction
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Interfacial coordination assembly of tannic acid with metal ions on three-dimensional nickel hydroxide nanowalls for efficient water splitting

Interfacial coordination of tannic acid with metal ions enables conformal coating on nickel hydroxide nanowalls for enhancing the water-splitting performance.

Graphical abstract: Interfacial coordination assembly of tannic acid with metal ions on three-dimensional nickel hydroxide nanowalls for efficient water splitting
Paper

Synthesis, modular composition, and electrochemical properties of lamellar iron sulfides

A new class of layered iron sulfide materials offers tunable composition and properties for electrochemical energy storage.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, modular composition, and electrochemical properties of lamellar iron sulfides
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Hydrogenated dual-shell sodium titanate cubes for sodium-ion batteries with optimized ion transportation

Dual-shell structured sodium titanate cubes with oxygen vacancies are rationally designed and synthesized. Various state-of-the-art approaches offer understandings of its enhanced ion kinetics as an anode for sodium-ion battery..

Graphical abstract: Hydrogenated dual-shell sodium titanate cubes for sodium-ion batteries with optimized ion transportation
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Mesoporous carbon confined intermetallic nanoparticles as highly durable electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction

An effective strategy was demonstrated to develop a highly durable catalyst prototype that combines superfine Pt-based intermetallic nanoparticles with mesoporous carbon.

Graphical abstract: Mesoporous carbon confined intermetallic nanoparticles as highly durable electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction
Paper

All-PEGylated redox-active metal-free organic molecules in non-aqueous redox flow battery

A non-aqueous redox flow battery based on all-PEGylated, metal-free compounds is presented. The PEGylation enhances the stability of the redox-active materials, alleviating crossover by increasing the anolyte and catholyte species’ molecular sizes.

Graphical abstract: All-PEGylated redox-active metal-free organic molecules in non-aqueous redox flow battery
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The influence of oxygen vacancy and Ce3+ ion positions on the properties of small gold clusters supported on CeO2−x(111)

We studied the influence of oxygen vacancies on small Au clusters supported on CeO2 using dispersion-corrected density functional theory (DFT-D3).

Graphical abstract: The influence of oxygen vacancy and Ce3+ ion positions on the properties of small gold clusters supported on CeO2−x(111)
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A MoO3/MoO2-CP self-supporting heterostructure for modification of lithium–sulfur batteries

A unique MoO3/MoO2 heterostructure with an active interface is an ideal host for Li2S8, exhibiting superior rate and long-term cycling performance.

Graphical abstract: A MoO3/MoO2-CP self-supporting heterostructure for modification of lithium–sulfur batteries
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Rational design of dual-metal-site catalysts for electroreduction of carbon dioxide

Dual-metal-site catalysts could exhibit superior activity for CO2 electroreduction to CO due to the breaking of scaling relationship.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of dual-metal-site catalysts for electroreduction of carbon dioxide
Open Access Paper

The natural critical current density limit for Li7La3Zr2O12 garnets

The critical current density in symmetrical Li metal cells using Li7La3Zr2O12 single crystals is determined. The upper limit at room temperature without applying any external forces is below 300 μA cm−2.

Graphical abstract: The natural critical current density limit for Li7La3Zr2O12 garnets
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Engineering the hydrogen evolution reaction of transition metals: effect of Li ions

Hydrogen evolution reaction of metals is shown to be tunable with high concentration of Li ions in the electrolyte, irrespective of the pH of the electrolyte.

Graphical abstract: Engineering the hydrogen evolution reaction of transition metals: effect of Li ions
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A combined SECM and electrochemical AFM approach to probe interfacial processes affecting molecular reactivity at redox flow battery electrodes

Understanding interfacial reaction mechanisms of redoxmers at redox flow battery model carbon electrodes using insightful electrochemical scanning probe techniques enables new strategies for high-performance energy storage.

Graphical abstract: A combined SECM and electrochemical AFM approach to probe interfacial processes affecting molecular reactivity at redox flow battery electrodes
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
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Probing composition distributions in nanoalloy catalysts with correlative electron microscopy

A correlative electron microscopy method is introduced to statistically composition distributions among particles in nanoalloy materials, a parameter that is largely overlooked before.

Graphical abstract: Probing composition distributions in nanoalloy catalysts with correlative electron microscopy
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
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Chromium-titanium nitride as an efficient co-catalyst for photocatalytic hydrogen production

The synergistic effect of ternary chromium-titanium nitride significantly promotes photocatalytic hydrogen production of cadmium sulfide.

Graphical abstract: Chromium-titanium nitride as an efficient co-catalyst for photocatalytic hydrogen production
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Visible-light driven photocatalytic hydrogen generation by water-soluble all-inorganic core–shell silicon quantum dots

Photocatalytic H2 generation by B,P-codoped Si quantum dots (QDs) with diameters in the quantum confinement regime is investigated. The H2 generation rate is enhanced by the increase of reduction ability of Si QDs owing to the quantum size effect.

Graphical abstract: Visible-light driven photocatalytic hydrogen generation by water-soluble all-inorganic core–shell silicon quantum dots
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Ionic liquid-assisted one-step preparation of ultrafine amorphous metallic hydroxide nanoparticles for the highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction

A rapid one-step and effective synthesis strategy is reported for the first time to produce the ionic liquid-modified AMHs nanoparticles (e.g. FeNi) for the highly efficient OER.

Graphical abstract: Ionic liquid-assisted one-step preparation of ultrafine amorphous metallic hydroxide nanoparticles for the highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction
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Achieving high-performance p-type SmMg2Bi2 thermoelectric materials through band engineering and alloying effects

P-type SmMg2Bi2, a new member of Bi-based 1-2-2 Zintl family, has been investigated and demonstrated to be a promising material for application in TE power generation.

Graphical abstract: Achieving high-performance p-type SmMg2Bi2 thermoelectric materials through band engineering and alloying effects
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Asymmetric PdPtCu mesoporous hemispheres on nitrogen-functionalized graphene for methanol oxidation electrocatalysis

This work reports an easy solution-phase synthesis of asymmetric metallic mesoporous hemispheres on nitrogen-functionalized graphene for fuel cell electrooxidation.

Graphical abstract: Asymmetric PdPtCu mesoporous hemispheres on nitrogen-functionalized graphene for methanol oxidation electrocatalysis
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
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Aromatic porous polymer network membranes for organic solvent nanofiltration under extreme conditions

Organic solvent nanofiltration (OSN) membranes composed of aromatic porous polymer networks are fabricated by in situ cross-linking. They exhibit excellent chemical/structural stability, molecular-sieving selectivity, and high permeability for OSN.

Graphical abstract: Aromatic porous polymer network membranes for organic solvent nanofiltration under extreme conditions
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Computational Design of (100) Alloy Surfaces for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Open Access Correction

Correction: Composite sodium metal anodes for practical applications

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Journal of Materials Chemistry A is proud to present this themed issue highlighting 2020’s rising stars of materials chemistry research. This issue gathers the very best work from materials chemists in the early stages of their independent career.

Each contributor was recommended by experts in their fields as carrying out work with the potential to influence future directions in materials chemistry. Congratulations to all of those who feature on their important work so far in the field of materials energy and sustainability.

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