Special Issue "Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Applications"

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Nadia Garino
Guest Editor
Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Turin, Italy
Center for Sustainable Future Technologies—[email protected], Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Livorno, 60, 10144 Turin, Italy
Interests: nanomaterials synthesis; catalysis; energy conversion

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In the last years, many efforts have been made for the development of smart and high-efficiency electrochemical systems, in particular for energy conversion and storage, and of technologies for pollutants removal/conversion, in order to satisfy the growing demand of new and sustainable energy resources and to support a more environmentally friendly approach.

Systems such as fuel cells, metal–air batteries, LiS batteries, solar cells, and catalysts for pollutants conversion (i.e., CO2 reduction) attract particular worldwide interest due to their ability to conjugate all the nanotechnology possibilities delivering high performances, allowing to surpass and replace old low-efficiency technologies.

Nowadays, many different synthetic approaches are available and, therefore, it is possible to design and develop new interesting nanomaterials or nano-composites that can combine multifunctional properties easily adaptable to different areas of application.

The scope of this Special Issue, entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Applications”, is to collect experimental research papers that can offer a detailed view of the research on the synthesis and characterization of novel nanostructured materials with peculiar electrochemical properties, able to face the current challenges related to environmental sustainability and energy production/conversion fields.

Articles that refer to carbon-based materials, transition metal-based compounds, 2D or 3D nanomaterials or nanocomposites are welcome. Green chemistry synthetic approaches and multifunctional materials will be of particular interest.

As a researcher in the field, I would like to invite you to contribute enhancing the quality of this Special Issue.

Dr. Nadia Garino
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • nanostructure synthesis
  • electrochemical application
  • energy conversion
  • catalysis
  • multifunctional

Published Papers

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