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    • A direct Z-scheme for the photocatalytic hydrogen production from a water ethanol mixture on CoTiO3/TiO2 heterostructures 

      Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yongpeng; Zhang, Yu; Wang, Xiang; Guardia, Pablo; Yao, Liang; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Soler Turu, Lluís; Chen, Yufen; Sivula, Kevin; Guijarro, Néstor; Cabot, Andreu; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2021-01-01)
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      Photocatalytic H2 evolution from ethanol dehydrogenation is a convenient strategy to store solar energy in a highly valuable fuel with potential zero net CO2 balance. Herein, we report on the synthesis of CoTiO3/TiO2 ...
    • Activating the lattice oxygen oxidation mechanism in amorphous molybdenum cobalt oxide nanosheets for water oxidation 

      Wang, Xiang; Xing, Congcong; Liang, Zhifu; Guardia, Pablo; Han, Xu; Zuo, Yong; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Li, Junshan; Cabot, Andreu (2022-02-21)
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      The cost-effective deployment of several key energy technologies, such as water electrolysis, CO2 electroreduction and metal–air batteries, relies on the design and engineering of cost-effective catalysts able to accelerate ...
    • Effect of the annealing atmosphere on crystal phase and thermoelectric properties of copper sulfide 

      Li, Mengyao; Liu, Yu; Zhang, Yu; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Xie, Chenyang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Junfeng; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society, 2021-03-01)
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      Cu2–xS has become one of the most promising thermoelectric materials for application in the middle-high temperature range. Its advantages include the abundance, low cost, and safety of its elements and a high performance ...
    • Engineering of thermoelectric composites based on silver selenide in aqueous solution and ambient temperature 

      Nan, Bingfei; Li, Mengyao; Zhang, Yu; Xiao, Ke; Lim, Khak Ho; Chang, Cheng; Han, Xu; Zuo, Yong; Li, Junshan; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Ibánez, María; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2023-05-01)
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      The direct, solid state, and reversible conversion between heat and electricity using thermoelectric devices finds numerous potential uses, especially around room temperature. However, the relatively high material processing ...
    • In situ electrochemical oxidation of Cu2S into CuO nanowires as a durable and efficient electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reaction 

      Zuo, Yong; Liu, Yongpeng; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Arbiol, Jordi; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Guijarro, Néstor; Sivula, Kevin; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2019-08-15)
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      Development of cost-effective oxygen evolution catalysts is of capital importance for the deployment of large-scale energy-storage systems based on metal–air batteries and reversible fuel cells. In this direction, a wide ...
    • Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles supported on commercial carbon as anode for lithium- and potassium-ion batteries 

      Li, Junshan; Xu, Xijun; Yu, Xiaoting; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Zhang, Chaoqi; Yang, Dawei; Wang, Xiang; Luo, Zhishan; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2020-01-07)
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      Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles were prepared in solution and supported on commercial carbon black. The obtained nanocomposites were applied as anodes for Li- and K-ion batteries. CoSn@C delivered stable average ...
    • PbS-Pb-Cu xS Composites for Thermoelectric Application 

      Li, Mengyao; Liu, Yu; Zhang, Yu; Han, Xu; Xiao, Ke; Nabahat, Mehran; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Alzate Ibáñez, Angélica María; Cabot, Andreu (2021-10-19)
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      Composite materials offer numerous advantages in a wide range of applications, including thermoelectrics. Here, semiconductor-metal composites are produced by just blending nanoparticles of a sulfide semiconductor obtained ...
    • Phase engineering of defective copper selenide toward robust lithium-sulfur batteries 

      Yang, Dawei; Li, Mengyao; Zheng, Xuejiao; Han, Xu; Zhang, Chaoqi; Jacas Biendicho, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Wang, Jiaao; Hao, Hongchang; Li, Junshan; Henkelman, Graeme; Arbiol, Jordi; Morante, Joan Ramon; Mitlin, David; Chou, Shu-Lei; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society, 2022-06-27)
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      The shuttling of soluble lithium polysulfides (LiPS) and the sluggish Li–S conversion kinetics are two main barriers toward the practical application of lithium–sulfur batteries (LSBs). Herein, we propose the addition of ...
    • Selective methanol-to-formate electrocatalytic conversion on branched nickel carbide 

      Wang, Xiang; Han, Xu; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2020-11-16)
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      A methanol economy will be favored by the availability of low-cost catalysts able to selectively oxidize methanol to formate. This selective oxidation would allow extraction of the largest part of the fuel energy while ...
    • SnS2/g-C3N4/graphite nanocomposites as durable lithium-ion battery anode with high pseudocapacitance contribution 

      Zuo, Yong; Xu, Xijun; Zhang, Chaoqi; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Wang, Xiang; Han, Xu; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot, Andreu (2020-07-20)
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      Tin disulfide is a promising anode material for Li-ion batteries (LIB) owing to its high theoretical capacity and the abundance of its composing elements. However, bare SnS2 suffers from low electrical conductivity and ...
    • Sulfate-decorated amorphous-crystalline cobalt-iron oxide nanosheets to enhance O-O coupling in the oxygen evolution reaction 

      Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Xue, Qian; Han, Xu; Xing, Congcong; Liang, Zhifu; Guardia, Pablo; Zuo, Yong; Du, Ruifeng; Balcells Argemí, Lluis; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Qi, Xueqiang; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society, 2022-12-23)
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      The electrochemical oxygen evolution reaction (OER) plays a fundamental role in several energy technologies, which performance and cost-effectiveness are in large part related to the used OER electrocatalyst. Herein, we ...