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    • A CrMnFeCoNi high entropy alloy boosting oxygen evolution/reduction reactions and zinc-air battery performance 

      He, Ren; Yang, Linlin; Zhang, Yu; Wang, Xiang; Lee, Seungho; Zhang, Ting; Li, Lingxiao; Liang, Zhifu; Chen, Jingwei; Li, Junshan; Moghaddam, Ahmad Ostovari; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Ibánez, María; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Xu, Ying hao; Cabot, Andreu (Elsevier, 2023-04-01)
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      The development of cost-effective, high-activity and stable bifunctional catalysts for the oxygen reduction and evolution reactions (ORR/OER) is essential for zinc–air batteries (ZABs) to reach the market. Such catalysts ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nickel iron diselenide for highly efficient and selective electrocatalytic conversion of methanol to formate 

      Li, Junshan; Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Yu; Zhang, Ting; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Wu, Qianbao; Yi, Yunan; He, Shenglan; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu; Cui, Chunhua (2021-02-01)
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      The electro-oxidation of methanol to formate is an interesting example of the potential use of renewable energies to add value to a biosourced chemical commodity. Additionally, methanol electro-oxidation can replace the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Photodehydrogenation of ethanol over cu2o/tio2 heterostructures 

      Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Yu; Liu, Yongpeng; Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Guardia, Pablo; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2021-05-25)
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      The photodehydrogenation of ethanol is a sustainable and potentially cost-effective strategy to produce hydrogen and acetaldehyde from renewable resources. The optimization of this process requires the use of highly active, ...
    • Porous NiTiO3/TiO2 nanostructures for photocatatalytic hydrogen evolution 

      Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yongpeng; Zhang, Yu; Liu, Junfeng; Zhang, Ting; Soler Turu, Lluís; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-01-01)
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      We present a strategy to produce porous NiTiO3/TiO2 nanostructures with excellent photocatalytic activity toward hydrogen generation. In a first step, nickel-doped TiO2 needle bundles were synthesized by a hydrothermal ...
    • Reduction of the water footprint in the textile dyeing process 

      Zhang, Yu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-15)
      Master thesis
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      Reactive dyes are widely used in the dyeing of cellulosic fiber mainly due to their high fastnesses and wide range of colors. The dyeing process carried out with this type of dyes requires the addition of high amounts of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tin selenide molecular precursor for the solution processing of thermoelectric materials and devices 

      Zhang, Yu; Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Ting; Yu, Xiaoting; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cadavid, Doris; Ibáñez, María; Cabot, Andreu (2020-05-21)
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      In the present work, we report a solution-based strategy to produce crystallographically textured SnSe bulk nanomaterials and printed layers with optimized thermoelectric performance in the direction normal to the substrate. ...