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graphene

Study Resolves Controversy About Electron Structure of Defects in Graphene

A study conducted at the University of São Paulo’s Physics Institute (IF-USP) has resolved a longstanding controversy dogging the international community of researchers dedicated...
oxide-ion conductors

Discovery of a New Structure Family of Oxide-Ion Conductors “SrYbInO4”

Because some A2BO4-based materials such as (Pr,La)2(Ni,Cu,Ga)O4+δ exhibit high oxide-ion conductivity, scientists at Tokyo Tech have been exploring new structure families of ABCO4-based materials...
carbon nanotubes

Encapsulation and Polymerisation of White Phosphorus Inside Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes

Single-walled carbon nanotubes have been used to encapsulate many types of materials since their discovery, but now other nanostructured phosphorus allotropes are  attracting considerable attention as...
Electrocatalysts

Synthesis of Molecular Hydrogen: Novel Method Sets Benchmark for Platinum-free Electrocatalysts

Growing concern about the energy crisis and the seriousness of environmental contamination urgently demand the development of renewable energy sources as feasible alternatives to...
databases

Screening of Databases Is the Basis for Developing New Energy Materials

Two researchers from The Villum Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals at DTU Physics were recently asked to write a perspective for...