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    • Brookite TiO2 nanorods as promising electrochromic and energy storage materials for smart windows 

      Xing, Congcong; Yang, Linlin; He, Ren; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Zhang, Yu; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Li, Junshan; Poudel, Bed; Nozariasbmarz, Amin; Li, Wenjie; Lim, Khak Ho; Liu, Yu; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2023-01-01)
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      Electrochromic smart windows (ESWs) offer an attractive option for regulating indoor lighting conditions. Electrochromic materials based on ion insertion/desertion mechanisms also present the possibility for energy storage, ...
    • Doping-mediated stabilization of copper vacancies to promote thermoelectric properties of Cu2-xS 

      Zhang, Yu; Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yu; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Wang, Xiang; Li, Mengyao; Xiao, Ke; Zhang, Ting; Guardia Girós, Pablo; Lim, Khak Ho; Moghaddam, Ahmad Ostovari; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Ibánez, María; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2021-07-01)
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      Copper chalcogenides are outstanding thermoelectric materials for applications in the medium-high temperature range. Among different chalcogenides, while Cu2-xSe is characterized by higher thermoelectric figures of merit, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Enhanced thermoelectric performance of n-type bi2se3 nanosheets through sn doping 

      Li, Mengyao; Zhang, Yu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Xiao, Ke; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Yu; Cabot, Andreu (2021-07-14)
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      The cost-effective conversion of low-grade heat into electricity using thermoelectric devices requires developing alternative materials and material processing technologies able to reduce the currently high device manufacturing ...
    • Mn3O4@CoMn2O4-CoxOy nanoparticles : partial cation exchange synthesis and electrocatalytic properties toward the oxygen reduction and evolution reactions 

      Luo, Zhishan; Irtem, Erdem; Ibañez, María; Nafria Soler, Raquel; Martí Sanchez, Sara; Genç, Aziz; de la Mata, María; Liu, Yu; Cadavid, Doris; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Andreu, Teresa; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2016-07-13)
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      Mn3O4@CoMn2O4 nanoparticles (NPs) were produced at low temperature and ambient atmosphere using a one -pot two-step synthesis protocol involving the cation exchange of Mn by Co in preformed Mn3O4 NPs. Selecting the proper ...
    • 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 ...
    • Solution-based synthesis and processing of Sn- and Bi-doped Cu3SbSe4 nanocrystals, nanomaterials and ring-shaped thermoelectric generators 

      Liu, Yu; García, Gregorio; Ortega, Silvia; Cadavid, Doris; Palacios, Pablo; Lu, Yinju; Ibáñez, María; Xi, Lili; De Roo, Jonathan; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; Martí-Sánchez, Sara; De la Mata, María; Albiol, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017)
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      Copper-based chalcogenides that comprise abundant, low-cost, and environmental friendly elements are excellent materials for a number of energy conversion applications, including photovoltaics, photocatalysis, and ...
    • The importance of surface adsorbates in solution-processed thermoelectric materials: the case of SnSe 

      Liu, Yu; Calcabrini, Mariano; Yu, Yuan; Genç, Aziz; Chang, Cheng; Costanzo, Tommaso; Kleinhanns, Tobias; Lee, Seungho; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cojocaru-Mirédin, Oana; Ibánez, María (John Wiley & sons, 2021-12-29)
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      Solution synthesis of particles emerges as an alternative to prepare thermoelectric materials with less demanding processing conditions than conventional solid-state synthetic methods. However, solution synthesis generally ...
    • Thermoelectric properties of semiconductor-metal composites produced by particle blending 

      Liu, Yu; Cadavid, Doris; Ibañez, Maria; Ortega, Silvia; Marti-Sanchez, Sara; Dobrozhan, Oleksandr; Kovalenko, Maksym V.; Arbiol, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (American Institute of Physics Publising LLC, 2016-10-01)
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      In the quest for more efficient thermoelectric material able to convert thermal to electrical energy and vice versa, composites that combine a semiconductor host having a large Seebeck coefficient with metal nanodomains ...
    • Tin diselenide molecular precursor for solution-processable thermoelectric materials 

      Zhang, Yu; Liu, Yu; Lim, Khak Ho; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2018-11-06)
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      In the present work, we detail a fast and simple solution-based method to synthesize hexagonal SnSe2 nanoplates (NPLs) and their use to produce crystallographically textured SnSe2 nanomaterials. We also demonstrate that ...