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ISSN: 2468-0257
CN: 10-1418/TK
p-ISSN: 2096-2797

Progress in electrolytes for rechargeable Li-based batteries and beyond

Owing to almost unmatched volumetric energy density, Li-based batteries have dominated the portable electronic industry for the past 20 years. Not only will that continue, but they are also now powering...

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Catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into chemicals and fuels

In the search of alternative resources to make commodity chemicals and transportation fuels for a low carbon future, lignocellulosic biomass with over 180-billion-ton annual production rate has been...

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A comprehensive review on recent progress in aluminum–air batteries

The aluminum–air battery is considered to be an attractive candidate as a power source for electric vehicles (EVs) because of its high theoretical energy density (8100 Wh kg−1), which is significantly...

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Recent progress on synthesis of ZIF-67-based materials and their application to heterogeneous catalysis

In recent years, an increasing amount of interest has been dedicated to the synthesis and application of ZIF-67-based materials due to their exceptionally high surface area, tunable porosity, and excellent...

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Review on lithium metal anodes towards high energy density batteries

Lithium metal anode (LMA) is a promising candidate for achieving next-generation high-energy-density batteries due to its ultrahigh theoretical capacity and most negative electrochemical potential....

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Application of metal organic framework in wastewater treatment

Water pollution is an increasingly serious environmental problem because many pollutants have carcinogenic effects on humans and aquatic organisms. Metal organic framework (MOF) made up of metal ions...

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Advances in the structure design of substrate materials for zinc anode of aqueous zinc ion batteries

Aqueous zinc ion batteries (AZIBs) demonstrate tremendous competitiveness and application prospects because of their abundant resources, low cost, high safety, and environmental friendliness. Although...

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Cellulose-based materials in wastewater treatment of petroleum industry

The most abundant natural biopolymer on earth, cellulose fiber, may offer a highly efficient, low-cost, and chemical-free option for wastewater treatment. Cellulose is widely distributed in plants and...

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Magic of hydrogen spillover: Understanding and application

The hydrogen spillover effect (HSPE) plays an important role in heterogeneous catalysis and hydrogen storage as an interfacial phenomenon, which facilitates the improvement of hydrogen storage properties...

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Lignin-based carbon fibers: Formation, modification and potential applications

As an aromatic polymer in nature, lignin has recently attracted gross attention because of its advantages of high carbon content, low cost and bio-renewability. However, most lignin is directly burnt...

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Overview of acidic deep eutectic solvents on synthesis, properties and applications

This review divides the acidic deep eutectic solvents (ADES) into Brønsted and Lewis DES according to their diversity of acidic character. The hydrogen bond donors and halide salts for formulating an...

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Recent advancement and future challenges of photothermal catalysis for VOCs elimination: From catalyst design to applications

Photothermal catalysis realizes the synergistic effect of solar energy and thermochemistry, which also has the potential to improve the reaction rate and optimize the selectivity. In this review, the...

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Synthesis and applications of MOF-derived porous nanostructures

Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) represent a class of porous material which is formed by strong bonds between metal ions and organic linkers. By careful selection of constituents, MOFs can exhibit very...

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Prelithiation strategies for silicon-based anode in high energy density lithium-ion battery

Green energy storage devices play vital roles in reducing fossil fuel emissions and achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Growing markets for portable electronics and electric vehicles create tremendous...

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Advances in particulate matter filtration: Materials, performance, and application

Air-borne pollutants in particulate matter (PM) form, produced either physically during industrial processes or certain biological routes, have posed a great threat to human health. Particularly during...

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Direct conversion of methane to methanol by electrochemical methods

A convenient method for methane (CH4) direct conversion to methanol (CH3OH) is of great significance to use methane-rich resources, especially clathrates and stranded shale gas resources located in...

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CO2 capture and conversion to value-added products promoted by MXene-based materials

Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and conversion is the key route for the mitigation of the greenhouse effect and utilization of carbon sources to obtain value-added products or fuels. Much attention is...

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Catalyst design strategy toward the efficient heterogeneously-catalyzed selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural

The selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), a versatile bio-based platform molecule, leads to the formation of several intriguing and useful downstream chemicals, such as 2,5-diformylfuran...

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A review on the synthesis of transition metal nitride nanostructures and their energy related applications

Transition metal nitrides (TMN) have recently grabbed immensely appealing as ideal active materials in energy storage and catalysis fields on account of their remarkable electrical conductivity, excellent...

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Application of deep eutectic solvents in biomass pretreatment and conversion

Biomass is renewable, abundant, cheap, biocompatible, and biodegradable materials and has been used to produce chemicals, materials, energy, and fuels. However, most of the biomass, especially most...

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Building of multifunctional and hierarchical HxMoO3/PNIPAM hydrogel for high-efficiency solar vapor generation

Solar distillation is a sustainable and promising technique to generate fresh water. However, the solar vapor generation is a high energy consumption process, resulting in a low water yield under natural...

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Multivariate MOF for optimizing atmospheric water harvesting

Atmospheric water harvesting offers a powerful and promising solution to address the problem of global freshwater scarcity. In the past decade, significant progress has been achieved in utilizing hydrolytically...

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PVA/PVP blend polymer matrix for hosting carriers in facilitated transport membranes: Synergistic enhancement of CO2 separation performance

CO2 separation performance in facilitated transport membranes has been reported depended not only on the CO2 carrier properties but also to a great extent on the polymeric matrix regarding the capacity...

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A mini-review on ZnIn2S4-Based photocatalysts for energy and environmental application

As one of the most attractive and eco-friendly technologies, semiconductor photocatalysis is demonstrated as a potential strategy to solve global energy shortage environmental pollution problems. Regarding...

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Ionic liquids/deep eutectic solvents for CO2 capture: Reviewing and evaluating

The CO2 solubilities (including CO2 Henry's constant) in physical- and chemical-based ILs/DESs and the COSMO-RS models describing these properties were comprehensively collected and summarized. The...

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