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A review on additive/subtractive hybrid manufacturing of directed energy deposition (DED) process

Additive manufacturing (AM) processes are reliable techniques to build highly complex metallic parts. Direct energy deposition (DED) is one of the most common technologies to 3D print metal alloys....

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Cu-based bimetallic electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction

The extensive consumption of fossil fuels has caused the rapid increase in the CO2 level in the atmosphere, forcing people to find a clean and efficient technology of CO2 conversion to alleviate CO2...

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Design of titanium alloys by additive manufacturing: A critical review

Additive manufacturing (AM) is an innovative technology that creates objects with a complex geometry layer-by-layer, and it has rapidly prospered in manufacturing metallic parts for structural and functional...

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A review of Ni based powder catalyst for urea oxidation in assisting water splitting reaction

Water splitting has been regarded as a sustainable and environmentally-friendly technique to realize green hydrogen generation, while more energy is consumed due to the high overpotentials required...

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MXenes in tribology: Current status and perspectives

MXenes are an emerging class of new two-dimensional materials, which have been widely used in energy storage, catalysis, sensing, biology, and other fields due to their unique structure and properties....

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Theory-oriented screening and discovery of advanced energy transformation materials in electrocatalysis

Various metal-based electrocatalysts from nanocrystals, to clusters and single-atoms, have been well-discovered towards high-efficient power devices and electrocatalytic conversion. To accelerate energy...

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Reinforced copper matrix composites with highly dispersed nano size TiC in-situ generated from the Carbon Polymer Dots

In order to uniformly disperse the ceramic reinforcements synthesized in-situ in the copper matrix composites, this study used Carbon Polymer Dot (CPD) as the carbon source and Cu–1.0%Ti alloy powder...

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Constructing Cd0.5Zn0.5S/Bi2WO6 S-scheme heterojunction for boosted photocatalytic antibiotic oxidation and Cr(VI) reduction

The development of distinguished photocatalysts with high photo-carrier disassociation and photo-redox power for efficient elimination of pollutants in water is of great significance but still a grand...

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Insights into atomically dispersed reactive centers on g-C3N4 photocatalysts for water splitting

Co-catalysts decorations provide unique opportunity in promoting the photocatalytic water splitting performance of graphite carbon nitride (g-C3N4) system, while mechanistic understanding of this complex...

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Hollow semiconductor photocatalysts for solar energy conversion

The development of high-efficient photocatalysts plays an important role in the sustainable utilization of solar energy. Hollow nanostructured photocatalysts are vital for solar light utilization and...

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Selective coding dielectric genes based on proton tailoring to improve microwave absorption of MOFs

Regulating dielectric genes of hollow metal-organic frameworks is a milestone project for microwave absorption (MA). However, there is still a bottleneck in deciphering the contribution of various dielectric...

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Stabilizing zinc anode via a chelation and desolvation electrolyte additive

The uncontrollable dendrites growth and intricately water-induced side reactions occurred on zinc anode leads to safety issues and poor electrochemical kinetics, which largely limit the widespread application...

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Long- and short-range orders in 10-component compositionally complex ceramics

Neutron diffraction and total scattering are combined to investigate a series of single-phase 10-component compositionally complex fluorite-based oxides, [(Pr0.375Nd0.375Yb0.25)2(Ti0.5Hf0.25Zr0.25)2O7]1-x[(DyHoErNb)O7]x,...

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Insight into the self-discharge suppression of electrochemical capacitors: Progress and challenges

The ever-growing demands for renewable energy sources motivate the development of energy storage systems. Among them, supercapacitors are received increasing attention due to their high power density,...

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Synthesis and application of silver and copper nanowires in high transparent solar cells

Electrodes in new function-flexible optoelectronic devices, need to meet the requirements of foldability and high transmittance. In last decades, thousands of research about copper and silver nanowires...

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Preparation, properties, and electronic applications of 2D Bi2O2Se

Two-dimensional (2D) materials offer novel platforms to meet the increasing demands of next-generation miniaturized electronics. Among them, the recently emerged 2D Bi2O2Se with unique non-van der Waals...

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Achieving ultra-high strength and ductility in Mg–9Al–1Zn–0.5Mn alloy via selective laser melting

Fabrication of the Mg–9Al–1Zn–0.5Mn alloy with excellent mechanical performance using selective laser melting (SLM) technology is quite difficult owing to the poor weldability and low boiling point....

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Progress and prospect of low-temperature zinc metal batteries

The commercial application of aqueous zinc metal batteries in the field of large-scale energy storage is still suffered from their low-temperature operation, in which the electrochemical behaviors of...

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Additive manufacturing SiC-reinforced maraging steel: Parameter optimisation, microstructure and properties

The unique deposition manner of additive manufacturing (AM) allows the near-net-shaping of components with multiple materials configurations and complex geometries, which sheds light on the process...

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Construction of zinc metal-Tin sulfide polarized interface for stable Zn metal batteries

Aqueous Zn metal batteries have become competitive electrochemical energy storage systems owing to their material abundance, low cost, high capacity, and nontoxicity. Nevertheless, the notorious Zn...

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Surface carbon layer controllable Ni3Fe particles confined in hierarchical N-doped carbon framework boosting oxygen evolution reaction

Developing high-efficiency and low-cost catalysts towards oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is extremely important for overall water splitting and rechargeable metal−air batteries. Herein we propose a...

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Designing carbon anodes for advanced potassium-ion batteries: Materials, modifications, and mechanisms

Recently, the limited abundance and uneven geographical distribution of Li resources seriously hamper the growing demand for lithium-based energy storage devices. In this regard, potassium-ion batteries...

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Progress in regulating electronic structure strategies on Cu-based bimetallic catalysts for CO2 reduction reaction

To address the ever-increasing CO2 concentration problem in the atmospheric air arisen by massive consumption of fossil fuels, electrocatalytic technologies that reduce CO2 to generate high value-added...

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Microstructure evolution and mechanical performance of NV E690 steel repaired by underwater laser directed energy deposition technique

Powder-based laser direct metal deposition (DMD), one of the directed energy deposition (DED) techniques, was applied in air and underwater to repair pre-machined NV E690 steel plates. Systematic investigations...

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