Themed collection Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers

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Hydrogen generation from atmospheric water

Green hydrogen, produced by water splitting with renewables, faces water scarcity issues. Atmospheric moisture, a stable source, offers an alternative. This article reviews technologies and challenges of using atmospheric water for H2 production.

Graphical abstract: Hydrogen generation from atmospheric water
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Perspective

Emerging electrochemical humidity sensors for zero power consumption and self-powered humidity detection: a perspective

This perspective summarizes recent advances in electrochemical humidity sensors and mainly focuses on three aspects: working principles; humidity sensing and power generation performances; self-powered humidity detection system.

Graphical abstract: Emerging electrochemical humidity sensors for zero power consumption and self-powered humidity detection: a perspective
Open Access Review Article

Prospects of polymer coatings for all solid-state and emerging Li-ion batteries

We summarize the influence of polymer coatings on cathode particles for electrochemical energy storage applications. We report on the effect of different polymer types, their properties, and their influence on thermo-electro-chemical behavior.

Graphical abstract: Prospects of polymer coatings for all solid-state and emerging Li-ion batteries
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Review Article

Carbon-based double-metal-site catalysts: advances in synthesis and energy applications

Dual-metal site catalysts embedded in a carbon matrix (referred to as DMSCs) are gaining significant interest in sustainable energy research.

Graphical abstract: Carbon-based double-metal-site catalysts: advances in synthesis and energy applications
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Review Article

Structure–property–performance relationship of vanadium- and manganese-based metal–organic frameworks and their derivatives for energy storage and conversion applications

The current review discusses on vanadium- and manganese-based metal–organic frameworks and their derivatives for energy storage and conversion applications along with the potential future advancements in these fields.

Graphical abstract: Structure–property–performance relationship of vanadium- and manganese-based metal–organic frameworks and their derivatives for energy storage and conversion applications
Open Access Review Article

Advances in the direct electro-conversion of captured CO2 into valuable products

A comprehensive review of direct captured CO2 electro-conversion technology, a promising Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) technology that can achieve both techno-economic and environmental viability.

Graphical abstract: Advances in the direct electro-conversion of captured CO2 into valuable products
Open Access Review Article

A review of noble metal-free high entropy alloys for water splitting applications

Nano-sized high entropy alloy (HEA) catalysts have attracted much attention as extraordinary electrocatalysts in water-splitting applications, i.e., the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER).

Graphical abstract: A review of noble metal-free high entropy alloys for water splitting applications
Review Article

Doping engineering of phosphorus-based polyanion-type cathodes for sodium storage: a review

This review addresses four key factors and underlying mechanisms of doping engineering from crystal-field, molecular orbital, and ligand-field theory.

Graphical abstract: Doping engineering of phosphorus-based polyanion-type cathodes for sodium storage: a review
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Review Article

Metal/covalent–organic framework based thin film nanocomposite membranes for advanced separations

Metal/covalent organic frameworks (MOFs/COFs), with orderly aligned pores and adjustable pore characteristics, offer advantages over traditional fillers in constructing thin film nanocomposite (TFN) membranes for task-specific separations.

Graphical abstract: Metal/covalent–organic framework based thin film nanocomposite membranes for advanced separations
Review Article

Exploring the mechanisms of magnetic fields in supercapacitors: material classification, material nanostructures, and electrochemical properties

The review illustrates that the magnetic field effect can promote the generation of different nanostructures in material synthesis, achieve the transition from 1D to 2D and 3D structures in material assembly and improve the energy density of supercapacitor by the direct and indirect roles.

Graphical abstract: Exploring the mechanisms of magnetic fields in supercapacitors: material classification, material nanostructures, and electrochemical properties
Review Article

Recent advances on metal–organic frameworks for deep purification of olefins

The efficient removal of trace impurities is significant for the production of high-purity olefins. This review summarizes the latest advancements in the deep purification of ethylene and propylene using MOF materials.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances on metal–organic frameworks for deep purification of olefins
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Communication

Chemical pre-lithiation of LiMn2O4 balances the low first cycle efficiency of silicon anodes

Prelithiation of LiMn2O4 balances the low first cycle efficiency of silicon anodes for improvements in energy density and prospective cell chemistry enabled by naturally abundant elements.

Graphical abstract: Chemical pre-lithiation of LiMn2O4 balances the low first cycle efficiency of silicon anodes
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Open Access Communication

Tailoring bismuth defects in Bi2WO6 nanosheets for photocatalytic C–H activation

Tailoring the bismuth defects in ultrathin Bi2WO6 nanosheets can efficiently activate the C–H bond in toluene to produce benzaldehyde under light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring bismuth defects in Bi2WO6 nanosheets for photocatalytic C–H activation
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Communication

Novel heat storage ionomer binder for thermal management of Li-ion batteries

A novel heat storage ionomer binder with highly efficient heat-storage ability is proposed to function as an internal temperature conditioner, which allows the battery to function steadily over a wider temperature range.

Graphical abstract: Novel heat storage ionomer binder for thermal management of Li-ion batteries
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Open Access Communication

Adsorptive molecular sieving of aromatic hydrocarbons over cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbons via an intrinsic/extrinsic approach

An efficient adsorptive molecular sieving strategy to separate aromatic and cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbons via an intrinsic/extrinsic approach.

Graphical abstract: Adsorptive molecular sieving of aromatic hydrocarbons over cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbons via an intrinsic/extrinsic approach
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Communication

Three-dimensional porous NiCoP foam enabled high-performance overall seawater splitting at high current density

Three-dimensional porous NiCoP foam supported on Ni foam is a superb bifunctional electrocatalyst for overall seawater splitting, attaining a large current density of 1000 mA cm−2 at a low cell voltage of 1.97 V with robust stability over 300 hours.

Graphical abstract: Three-dimensional porous NiCoP foam enabled high-performance overall seawater splitting at high current density
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Iron single-atom anchored N-doped carbon: An efficient catalyst for the one-pot, scale-up pentazolate synthesis

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From pollution to energy storage: leveraging hydrogen sulfide with SU-101 cathodes in lithium-sulfur batteries

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Probing Metal/High-Entropy Perovskite Heterointerface for Efficient and Sustainable CO2 Electroreduction

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Designing atomic Ni/Cu pairs on a reactive BiOCl surface for efficient photo-chemical HCO3-to-CO conversion

Atomically dispersed Ni/Cu pairs on a BiOCl substrate were fabricated by a solvothermal method. The optimal sample (Ni1/Cu1-BOC) exhibited superior HCO3R activity and CO selectivity, due to efficient charge transfer and HCO3 protonation.

Graphical abstract: Designing atomic Ni/Cu pairs on a reactive BiOCl surface for efficient photo-chemical HCO3−-to-CO conversion
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Broadening the operating temperature span of the electrocaloric effect in lead-free ceramics via creating multi-stage phase transitions

The strategy of this study achieves a large electrocaloric response of ΔT > 1 K within a temperature span of 66 °C. The cooling performance exceeds 90% and 80% of the maximum for temperature spans of 44 °C and 67 °C, respectively.

Graphical abstract: Broadening the operating temperature span of the electrocaloric effect in lead-free ceramics via creating multi-stage phase transitions
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Regulation on C2H2/CO2 adsorption and separation by molecular rotors in metal–organic frameworks

The molecular rotors in metal–organic frameworks enhance the low-pressure C2H2 adsorption, trigger a gate-opening for CO2, and thus promote the C2H2/CO2 separation.

Graphical abstract: Regulation on C2H2/CO2 adsorption and separation by molecular rotors in metal–organic frameworks
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Achieving long-lived photogenerated holes in ZnIn2S4 loaded with CoOx clusters for enhanced photocatalytic pure water splitting

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All-inorganic Sb2S3-based Two-terminal Tandem Solar Cells Enable over 10.9% Efficiency Employing a Concise Interconnection Layer

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Balancing triple conductivity of zinc-doped cathode for proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells

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Biotopologically structured composite materials for low temperature energy storage

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Open Access Paper

Designing rock salt phase enriched surface in Mn-based partially disordered spinel cathode materials for mitigating degradation in Li-ion batteries

A novel Mn-based Sp-DRX electrode engineered to initiate favorable early phase transitions, effectively delaying detrimental transitions to extend battery life.

Graphical abstract: Designing rock salt phase enriched surface in Mn-based partially disordered spinel cathode materials for mitigating degradation in Li-ion batteries
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Auto-oxidation of redox electrodes for the selective recovery of platinum group metals

Redox-electrodes are designed to selectively bind platinum group metals by auto-oxidation, and release them electrochemically. The platform can efficiently recover PGMs from catalytic converter leachates, and contribute to energy-efficient technologies for materials recycling.

Graphical abstract: Auto-oxidation of redox electrodes for the selective recovery of platinum group metals
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Deciphering the role of aromatic cations in electrochemical CO2 reduction: interfacial ion assembly governs reaction pathways

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Revealing local oxygen transport in ionomer films on multidimensional nanoscale catalysts in fuel cells

The one-dimensional nanowire Pt-based catalysts achieves a much lower local oxygen transport resistance than three-dimensional catalysts owing to the broader and shorter transport paths in well-layered ionomer films on one-dimensional catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Revealing local oxygen transport in ionomer films on multidimensional nanoscale catalysts in fuel cells
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Atomically Ordered Ir3Ti Intermetallics for pH-Universal Overall Water Splitting

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Advancing Anode-Less Lithium Metal Batteries: ZnF2 Modification and In-Situ Structural Regulation for Enhanced Performance

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Electron-injection-induced Fe atomic valence transition for efficient terahertz shielding in α-Fe2O3@carbon microtubes

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High-strength thermochromic and mechanochromic liquid-crystal elastomers with responsive shape memory and dynamic adhesion

Versatile CLCEs with a loosely crosslinking density were developed, which exhibit exceptional high mechanical performances and responsive functionalities including thermochromic, mechanochromic, shape memory, and dynamic adhesion behaviors.

Graphical abstract: High-strength thermochromic and mechanochromic liquid-crystal elastomers with responsive shape memory and dynamic adhesion
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Interfacial tuning of the graphite anode for potassium ion intercalation in a wide temperature range

An electrolyte design strategy is proposed for graphite anode in potassium-ion batteries working in a wide temperature range.

Graphical abstract: Interfacial tuning of the graphite anode for potassium ion intercalation in a wide temperature range
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Pore-size tuning of hard carbon to optimize its wettability for efficient Na+ storage

The Na+ reaction kinetics of hard carbon can be enhanced by improving its wettability through pore-size tuning. The optimized carbonaceous anodes with an average pore size of 6.1 nm exhibited the most enhanced Na+ storage capability.

Graphical abstract: Pore-size tuning of hard carbon to optimize its wettability for efficient Na+ storage
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Bottom-up deposition of lithium on 3D lithiophobic–lithiophilic host for long-life lithium metal anodes

The features of 3D carbon skeletons can regulate the composition of the SEI layer to achieve bottom-up Li deposition behavior.

Graphical abstract: Bottom-up deposition of lithium on 3D lithiophobic–lithiophilic host for long-life lithium metal anodes
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Intrinsic mechanism of Co/Mn elemental manipulation in enhancing the cycling stability of single-crystal ultrahigh-nickel layered cathodes

We synthesized single-crystal ultrahigh-nickel layered cathodes with manipulated Co/Mn doping to reveal the correlation between crystal structural evolution and performance. Our study emphasizes the importance of regulating the crystal structure evolution constructing high-performance cathodes.

Graphical abstract: Intrinsic mechanism of Co/Mn elemental manipulation in enhancing the cycling stability of single-crystal ultrahigh-nickel layered cathodes
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Inverse design of experimentally synthesizable crystal structures by leveraging computational and experimental data

A novel collaborative approach was proposed for crystal structure prediction that utilizes advanced deep learning models and optimization algorithms combined with experimental data.

Graphical abstract: Inverse design of experimentally synthesizable crystal structures by leveraging computational and experimental data
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Spacer-engineering construction of continuous proton transport networks for cardo poly(biphenyl indole) high-temperature proton exchange membranes

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Nickel-cobalt oxide nanoparticles as superior electrocatalysts for enhanced coupling hydrogen evolution and selective ethanol oxidation reaction

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Multiphase Artificial Interphase Layer Enabled Long-Life and Dendrite-Free Sodium Metal Batteries

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Defect Engineering and Morphology Adjustment Assist NH4V4O10 as a High-Performance Aqueous Zinc Ion Battery Cathode

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Modulation of d-band electron enables efficient CO2 electroreduction towards CO on Ni nanoparticles

Modulating the d-band electron of Ni nanoparticles brings forth efficient CO2 electroreduction to CO with >90% selectivity.

Graphical abstract: Modulation of d-band electron enables efficient CO2 electroreduction towards CO on Ni nanoparticles
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Tungstic Acid Integrated Metal-Organic Frameworks for Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction

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Microstructural and electron framework engineered 3D NiSeP integrated CuFe composite as trifunctional electrocatalyst in sensing and urea-assisted water splitting applications

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Wrinkled Ir-MnOx nanospheres as pH-universal electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution reaction

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A band structure modulated 2D/2D ZnIn2S4@amorphous polymeric g-C3N4 S-scheme heterojunction for efficient photocatalytic reduction of CO2

An S-scheme heterojunction of 2D/2D ZnIn2S4 nanosheets@amorphous polymeric carbon nitride is developed for photocatalytic reduction of CO2.

Graphical abstract: A band structure modulated 2D/2D ZnIn2S4@amorphous polymeric g-C3N4 S-scheme heterojunction for efficient photocatalytic reduction of CO2
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A europium shuttle for launching perovskites to space: using Eu2+/Eu3+ redox chemistry to boost photostability and radiation hardness of complex lead halides

The incorporation of Eu2+ cations in lead-halide perovskites improves their photostability and radiation hardness with respect to γ-rays and high-energy electron fluences, which are the key prerequisites for aerospace applications of PSCs.

Graphical abstract: A europium shuttle for launching perovskites to space: using Eu2+/Eu3+ redox chemistry to boost photostability and radiation hardness of complex lead halides
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Self-adhesive polyzwitterionic hydrogel electrolytes for long-life flexible zinc-ion batteries

A polyzwitterionic hydrogel electrolyte with ion migration channels is developed to ensure the excellent electrochemical stability of zinc-ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Self-adhesive polyzwitterionic hydrogel electrolytes for long-life flexible zinc-ion batteries
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Self-assembled two-dimensional metal–organic framework membranes as nanofluidic osmotic power generators

2D ZnTCPP membranes with nanopores of 1.2 nm and interlayer spacing of 0.9 nm exhibit excellent osmotic power generation.

Graphical abstract: Self-assembled two-dimensional metal–organic framework membranes as nanofluidic osmotic power generators
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A general strategy to prepare macro-/mesoporous materials from thermoplastic elastomer blends

This work demonstrates a simple method to prepare hierarchically porous materials. The introduction of macropores in mesoporous matrix enables its improved sorbent performance against pollutants for water remediation.

Graphical abstract: A general strategy to prepare macro-/mesoporous materials from thermoplastic elastomer blends
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Achieving ultra-high heat resistance of novel energetic materials through a hydrogen bonding and extended π-conjugation strategy

Two high-performance heat-resistant energetic materials were developed via a synergistic strategy of designing hydrogen bonding networks and expanding the π-conjugation system.

Graphical abstract: Achieving ultra-high heat resistance of novel energetic materials through a hydrogen bonding and extended π-conjugation strategy
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Fast adsorption and kinetic separation of benzene and cyclohexane/cyclohexene in a microporous metal azolate framework

A new microporous metal azolate framework was constructed for ultrafast adsorptive separation of C6H6/C6H12 and C6H6/C6H10. Its adsorptive kinetics was found to be controlled by samples of different particle sizes, leading to interesting adsorption behaviours.

Graphical abstract: Fast adsorption and kinetic separation of benzene and cyclohexane/cyclohexene in a microporous metal azolate framework
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A fluorene–carbazole conjugated polymer hole conductor for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells

Semiconducting lead halide perovskites are currently attracting increasing attention, showing great potential for next-generation photovoltaic devices.

Graphical abstract: A fluorene–carbazole conjugated polymer hole conductor for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
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Cyclen molecule manipulation for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells

Cyclen regulated the perovskite film growth and healed Pb-relative defects. The corresponding perovskite solar cells achieved an impressive efficiency of 24.71%, and modules in 36 cm2 total-area gained a high efficiency of 20.08% via blade coating.

Graphical abstract: Cyclen molecule manipulation for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
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Electric field distribution regulation of a zinc anode toward long cycle life zinc metal batteries

A zigzag Zn anode was developed using a simple hydrochloric acid etching method to regulate the electric field distribution on the surface. An excellent cycling performance was obtained, attributed to its structural advantages.

Graphical abstract: Electric field distribution regulation of a zinc anode toward long cycle life zinc metal batteries
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NiFeCo–OH/NiTe nanoarrays with amorphous/crystalline interfaces for highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction

One-dimensional heterostructured NiFeCo–OH/NiTe nanorod arrays with amorphous/crystalline interfaces have been rationally synthesized, exhibiting an excellent OER electrocatalytic performance.

Graphical abstract: NiFeCo–OH/NiTe nanoarrays with amorphous/crystalline interfaces for highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction
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Superhydrophilic covalent organic frameworks accelerate photocatalytic production of hydrogen peroxide through proton channels

Superhydrophilic COFs with D–A structure accelerate photocatalytic synthesis of H2O2 using water as a proton supply reservoir.

Graphical abstract: Superhydrophilic covalent organic frameworks accelerate photocatalytic production of hydrogen peroxide through proton channels
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Co–Co2C catalysts supported on carbon-coated ordered mesoporous silica with promoted CO insertion and C–C coupling for higher alcohol synthesis from syngas

Co–Co2C catalysts supported on carbon-coated ordered mesoporous silica showed superior performance for HAS than catalysts with uncoated and amorphous supports.

Graphical abstract: Co–Co2C catalysts supported on carbon-coated ordered mesoporous silica with promoted CO insertion and C–C coupling for higher alcohol synthesis from syngas
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Molecular-polaron-coupling-enhanced photocatalytic CO2 reduction on copper phthalocyanine/NiMgFe layered double hydroxide nanocomposites

We built CuPcS/NiMgFe-LDHs composites and probed the unique photogenerated-carrier transfer mechanism. A series of long-range Forster energy transfers prolonged the lifetime of photogenerated carriers to match the timescale of surface reaction.

Graphical abstract: Molecular-polaron-coupling-enhanced photocatalytic CO2 reduction on copper phthalocyanine/NiMgFe layered double hydroxide nanocomposites
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In-depth exploration of the effect mechanisms of various lithium salt anions in solid-state and liquid lithium metal batteries

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Open Access Paper

Doping implications of Li solid state electrolyte Li7La3Zr2O12

Solid-state electrolytes, such as Li7La3Zr2O12, are able to enable safer, more energy dense, and longer lasting batteries. Understanding the role of doping in terms of the optimum properties of a solid-state electrolyte is a crucial stepping stone to realisation of this technology.

Graphical abstract: Doping implications of Li solid state electrolyte Li7La3Zr2O12
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Tailoring solvation chemistry by hydrogen bonds in carbonate electrolytes for highly stable lithium-metal batteries

An additive based on hydrogen bonds concurrently stabilizes Li-metal anodes, NCM811 cathodes, and electrolytes, shedding light on advanced electrolyte design.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring solvation chemistry by hydrogen bonds in carbonate electrolytes for highly stable lithium-metal batteries
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A synergistic pinning effect in a layer-structured oxide cathode for enhancing stability towards potassium-ion batteries

The dual-site doping of Li, relies on transition metal site substitution to reduce the Mn3+ content, suppresses the potential J–T effect and synergises with the “pillar” structure formed by alkali metal site substitution.

Graphical abstract: A synergistic pinning effect in a layer-structured oxide cathode for enhancing stability towards potassium-ion batteries
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A hybrid-aqueous biphasic electrolyte for suppressed shuttle effects and self-discharge of zinc bromide batteries

A strategy of using an ion-conductive biphasic electrolyte was adopted to suppress the shuttle effects of polybromides in Zn–Br2 batteries.

Graphical abstract: A hybrid-aqueous biphasic electrolyte for suppressed shuttle effects and self-discharge of zinc bromide batteries
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Copper rhodium nanosheet alloy for electrochemical NO reduction reaction via selective intermediate adsorption

Electron-rich Rh sites of CuRh NSs enable the selective adsorption of *NH2OH, thus achieving high FE and yield rate of ammonia.

Graphical abstract: Copper rhodium nanosheet alloy for electrochemical NO reduction reaction via selective intermediate adsorption
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A g-C3N4/rGO/Cs3Bi2Br9 mediated Z-scheme heterojunction for enhanced photocatalytic CO2 reduction

A hybrid Z-scheme composite structure made of exfoliated g-C3N4 and Cs3Bi2Br9 semiconductors and a reduced graphene oxide redox mediator is presented for enhanced photocatalytic CO2 and H2O conversion to CO, CH4, and H2.

Graphical abstract: A g-C3N4/rGO/Cs3Bi2Br9 mediated Z-scheme heterojunction for enhanced photocatalytic CO2 reduction
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Synthesis of Hofmann-based metal–organic frameworks incorporating a bis-pyrazole linker for various gas separations

We report the synthesis of two novel Hofmann-type metal–organic frameworks, [Co(H2mdp)(Ni(CN)4)] and [Fe(H2mdp)(Ni(CN)4)], using a pyrazole based organic linker. Both materials show good selectivity for C2H2 and C3H6 for several gas separations.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of Hofmann-based metal–organic frameworks incorporating a bis-pyrazole linker for various gas separations
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Fatigue-resistant and thermal insulating polyimide nanofibrous aerogels with temperature-invariant flexibility and nanofiber–lamella crosslinking architecture

The PINAs with a novel nanofiber–lamella crosslinking architecture exhibited excellent thermal insulation, flexibility and elasticity over a wide temperature range (−196 to 300 °C).

Graphical abstract: Fatigue-resistant and thermal insulating polyimide nanofibrous aerogels with temperature-invariant flexibility and nanofiber–lamella crosslinking architecture
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