Xiaogang Yang1,§ (✉), Yuanxing Wang2,§, Chang Ming Li1,3, and Dunwei Wang2 (✉)

What is the fundamental limitation for water oxidation and the relationship between the reaction process and the intermediates?
Published: 07 June 2021

Guangyao Ma1, Yanli Zhou2 (✉), Yingying Wang3, Zhenyu Feng1, and Jian Yang1,4 (✉)

The composite of N, P-codoped reduced graphene oxide supported few-layered MoS2 nanosheets is successfully synthesized, which exhibits outstanding rate capability and ultra-long cycle life for K ion storage.
Published: 04 June 2021

Ming Cheng1, Lan Yang1, Huiyi Li1, Wei Bai1, Chong Xiao1,2 (✉), and Yi Xie1,2 (✉)

The Fe-doped Bi2WO6 nanosheets with oxygen vacancies were synthesized to obtain enhanced visible-light-driven photocatalytic water oxidation efficiency. The improvement resulted from the regulation of band structure of the catalysts, and construction of charge transfer channel by vacancy-related localized electron distribution.
Published: 04 June 2021

Bingkun Pan, Jiahao Gu, Xiaoli Xu, Lingbo Xiao, Jie Zhao (✉), and Guifu Zou (✉)

Low-temperature and well-arranged TiO2 nanopillar arrays are designed for enhancing electron transporting ability and light harvesting efficiency by interface engineering, which enables high performance and stable all-inorganic perovskite solar cells.
Published: 04 June 2021

Tao Ji1 (✉), Shuqing He1,3, Fujin Ai1,3, Jianghong Wu1, Li Yan1, Junqing Hu1,3 (✉), and Meiyong Liao2

A multi-color photodetector based on N-TiO2/H-TiO2(I-TiO2)/p-Si junction could control photoelectric response to ultraviolet (UV) and visible light by using band regulation technologies such as multi-junction synergy and surface adsorption.
Published: 04 June 2021

Ting Long1, Yong Long1, Mei Ding1,5 (✉) Zhizhao Xu1, Jian Xu1, Yiqiong Zhang1, Mingliang Bai2, Qijun Sun3,4, Gen Chen2 (✉), and Chuankun Jia1,5 (✉)

Large scale graphene modified carbon felt electrodes enable high performance vanadium redox flow battery.
Published: 07 June 2021

Mufan Li1,3,§, Bei Zhang1,§, Tao Cheng5, Sunmoon Yu2,3, Sheena Louisia1,3, Chubai Chen1, Shouping Chen2, Stefano Cestellos-Blanco2, William A. Goddard III5, and Peidong Yang1,2,3,4 (✉)

The anchoring effect origining from sulfur-doped graphene enables a significantly enhanced stability of ultrafine Au nanoclusters during electrocatalytic nitrogen reduction.
Published: 03 June 2021

Changlai Wang1,2,§, Jian Lu2,§, Huigang Tong2,§, Shuilin Wu1, Dongdong Wang4, Bin Liu5, Ling Cheng2, Zhiyu Lin2, Lin Hu3, Hui Wang3, Wenjun Zhang1 (✉), and Qianwang Chen2,3 (✉)

A unique core–shell structure with the inner Bi2S3 nanoparticles completely encapsulated by a sulfur-doped carbon shell (Bi2S3@SC) is designed as a promising anode material for the potassium-ion batteries (PIBs).
Published: 26 May 2021

Huan Zhang, Juan Wang, Fengqi Qin, Huiling Liu (✉), and Cheng Wang (✉)

Through a controlled nitridation treatment, V-Ni3N/Ni heterostructure with engineered interface was fabricated and exhibits remarkable performance towards both hydrogen evolution and oxidation reactions in alkaline medium. Theoretical calculations reveal that the synergistic effect between interface constructing and ions doping simultaneously boosts the electrochemical activity, further realizing hydrogen economy.
Published: 29 May 2021

Shanshan Zhang1,§, Yingzhou Li2,§, Lei Feng1, Qingwang Xue3, Zhiyong Gao4, Chenho Tung1, and Di Sun1 (✉)

Two superatom gold selenido nanoclusters with different kernel geometric and electronic structure were obtained by tuning surface diphosphine ligand. They showed interesting thermochromic luminescence and gas-phase fragmentation phenomenon.
Published: 04 June 2021