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ISSN: 2589-9651
CN: 50-1217/TB
p-ISSN: 2096-6482

High-performance self-driven broadband photoelectrochemical photodetector based on reduced graphene oxide/Bi2Te3 heterojunction

Attributed to its excellent physicochemical properties, graphene (GR) has very active applications in the fields of catalysis, optoelectronic devices, and battery electrode materials. However, until...

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Beyond contribution of ionic liquids in nanostructuring polyaniline morphology; its effect on the properties of the polymerization medium

In the present work, the focus has been shifted to the relationship between the PANI morphology and the physicochemical properties, controlled by the amount of added ionic liquids, of the polymerization...

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Nanoscale air channel devices- inheritance and breakthrough of vacuum tube

The nanoscale air channel device (NACD) has recently gained significant attention as a novel vacuum electronic that can be fabricated through nanofabrication technologies. Here, the research and progress...

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The microstructural evolution and relaxation strengthening for nano-grained Ni upon low-temperature annealing

The microstructural evolution and relaxation strengthening of nano-grained Ni annealed at a temperature range of 493–553 ​K were studied by in situ X-ray diffraction technique, transmission electron...

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Progress in doping and crystal deformation for polyanions cathode based lithium-ion batteries

Polyanion-based materials are considered one of the most attractive and promising cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) due to their good stability, safety, cost-effectiveness, suitable...

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Tailoring the d-band center of iridium-doped cobalt selenide for dual-boosted hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions

Designing effective electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is essential for the advancement of water electrolysis. Herein, iridium-doped CoSe2 (Ir–CoSe2)...

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Dynamic evolution of copper-based catalysts during CO2 electroreduction

The CO2 electroreduction reaction (CO2RR) is a promising approach of using renewable electricity to synthesize fuels and value-added chemicals. At present, Cu is generally considered to be the major...

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Synthesis of reduced graphene oxide nanosheets from sugarcane dry leaves by two-stage pyrolysis for antibacterial activity

Oxidative-exfoliation methods were in vogue in the production of rGO from graphite. Processing of such synthetic graphite needs high temperatures (≥2500 ​°C). Thus, such process is not cost-effective....

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MXene multi-functionalization of polyrotaxane based PCMs and the applications in electronic devices thermal management

The aim of this work was to improve the thermal conductivity and electromagnetic shielding of the leakage proof phase change materials (PCMs), in which a polyrotaxane (PLR) was used as a support material...

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Spatially engineering tri-layer nanofiber dressings featuring asymmetric wettability for wound healing

Inspired by the skin structure, an asymmetric wettability tri-layer nanofiber membrane (TNM) consisting of hydrophilic inner layer loaded with lidocaine hydrochloride (LID), hydrophobic middle layer...

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Efficient processed carbon Soot@MoS2 hybrid Bi-functional electrode for dye-sensitized solar cell and asymmetric supercapacitor devices

A feasible approach to rectify the world's energy demand using sustainable development of adequate energy generation and storage technologies in a single channel. In this respect, we made a holistic...

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Chemical incorporation of SiO2 into TiO2 layer by green plasma enhancer and quencher agents for synchronized improvements in the protective and bioactive properties

This study explores the dynamic interaction between environmentally sustainable plasma enhancer and quencher agents during the incorporation of SiO2 into a TiO2 layer, with the primary objective of...

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Advanced strategies for marine antifouling based on nanomaterial-enhanced functional PDMS coatings

Marine biofouling seriously affects human marine exploitation and transportation activities, to which marine antifouling (AF) coatings are considered to be the most cost-effective solution. Since the...

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Structure transformation induced bi-component Co–Mo/A-Co(OH)2 as highly efficient hydrogen evolution catalyst in alkaline media

Elucidating the inherent origins of the sluggish hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) kinetics in alkaline media and developing high-performance electrocatalysts are fundamental for the advances of conventional...

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Revisiting the mitigation of coke formation: Synergism between support & promoters' role toward robust yield in the CO2 reformation of methane

CO2 reformation of methane (CRM) and CO2 methanation are two interconnected processes with significant implications for greenhouse gas reduction and sustainable energy production for industrial purposes....

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Nickel-based superalloy architectures with surface mechanical attrition treatment: Compressive properties and collapse behaviour

Surface modifications can introduce natural gradients or structural hierarchy into human-made microlattices, making them simultaneously strong and tough. Herein, we describe our investigations of the...

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Advances in metal-organic framework-derived single-atom catalysts for biomedicine

As a alternative for natural enzymes, nanozymes has shown enzyme-like activity and selectivity in the field of various kinds of biomedical application, which has attracted considerable research interest....

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An overview of recent progress in the development of flexible electrochromic devices

Electrochromic materials are capable of reversibly switching their colors or optical properties through redox reactions under applied voltages, which have shown great potential applications including...

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Water-based synthesis of nanoscale hierarchical metal-organic frameworks: Boosting adsorption and catalytic performance

The combination of nano sizes, large pore sizes and green synthesis is recognized as one of the most crucial and challenging problems in constructing metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). Herein, a water-based...

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In situ confined vertical growth of Co2.5Ni0.5Si2O5(OH)4 nanoarrays on rGO for an efficient oxygen evolution reaction

Rational design of oxygen evolution reaction (OER) catalysts at low cost would greatly benefit the economy. Taking advantage of earth-abundant elements Si, Co and Ni, we produce a unique-structure where...

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Advancing the pressure sensing performance of conductive CNT/PDMS composite film by constructing a hierarchical-structured surface

Flexible pressure sensors have attracted wide attention due to their applications to electronic skin, health monitoring, and human-machine interaction. However, the tradeoff between their high sensitivity...

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Construction of all-organic low dielectric polyimide hybrids via synergistic effect between covalent organic framework and cross-linking structure

Polyimide (PI) is a promising electronic packaging material, but it remains challenging to obtain an all-organic PI hybrid film with decreased dielectric constant and loss without modifying the monomer....

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Synergistic coupling of 0D–2D heterostructure from ZnO and Ti3C2Tx MXene-derived TiO2 for boosted NO2 detection at room temperature

2D MXenes are highly attractive for fabricating high-precision gas sensors operated at room temperature (RT) due to their high surface-to-volume ratio. However, the limited selectivity and low sensitivity...

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MXene-based flexible pressure sensor with piezoresistive properties significantly enhanced by atomic layer infiltration

The flexible pressure sensor has been credited for leading performance including higher sensitivity, faster response/recovery, wider detection range and higher mechanical durability, thus driving the...

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Wearable and stretchable conductive polymer composites for strain sensors: How to design a superior one?

Wearable and stretchable strain sensors have potential values in the fields of human motion and health monitoring, flexible electronics, and soft robotic skin. The wearable and stretchable strain sensors...

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