Applications of Macromolecules in the Field of Energy

A special issue of Macromol (ISSN 2673-6209).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2023) | Viewed by 304

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Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK
Interests: energy; nanomaterials; polymers; graphene oxide
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan
Interests: nanomaterials synthesis; photocatalytic materials; photocatalysis applications; perovskite solar cells; VOC sensing materials
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The study of energy conversion and storage is an essential research field for the development of humanity, which has attracted significant attention from researchers around the world in recent decades. In this regard, macromolecules and their composites have recently been used for different applications in the field of energy such as high-performance supercapacitors, lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, dye-sensitized solar cells, and electrochemical devices.

In particular, conjugated macromolecules that display semiconducting character have arisen as outstanding materials for the development of flexible electronic devices. Furthermore, their superior absorption coefficients and the chance of tuning the band gap via molecular functionalization or the addition of inorganic or organic carbon nanomaterials have started novel opportunities to develop solar-energy cells.

This Special Issue is open to novel research articles and reviews in the field of the synthesis, characterization, and applications of macromolecule-based materials in the field of energy. Articles on the modeling, simulation, optimization, and control of such types of materials are also welcomed.

Dr. Jose Antonio Luceno-Sanchez
Dr. Ming-Chung Wu
Guest Editors

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  • macromolecules
  • energy applications
  • solar cells
  • modelling
  • batteries
  • supercapacitors
  • fuel cells
  • nanomaterials

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