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Electrodeposition of advanced Cu-based alloy catalysts for the electrochemical reduction of CO2 to valuable chemicals

SolDAC is an Horizon Europe project ambition is to reinvent the ethylene industry by proving (TRL4) an emerging breakthrough technology for producing technically and economically competitive, socially desirable and climate-neutral (sustainable) ethylene and co-product ethanol (C2 products) from solar energy and air. Read more

Point Defect Characterization in Energy Materials

Vacancy related point defects are of fundamental importance for a diverse range of energy materials, from fuel cell materials to fusion reactor wall materials. Read more

Characterization of Technologically Relevant Point Defects in Piezoelectric Oxide Materials

Oxide materials with a perovskite, or related, structure remain of primary importance as piezoelectric materials. They are used in applications ranging from medical ultrasound transducers to fuel injectors for diesel engines. Read more

Characterization of Vacancy-Related Point Defects in Nuclear Materials

The importance of both Fusion and Fission Nuclear Energy Technologies is growing. The materials used must be resilient to high levels of typically neutron and gamma-ray radiation. Read more

Manufacturing Magnetic Nano Structures

EPSRC funded project 3.5 years full time starting October 2022. Magnetic nanostructures can be effectively fabricated from ferrofluids via photolithography and allow for novel nano-scale geometries, properties, and applications in the fields of magnetics, energy, and materials. Read more

Optimizing and tuning the optical characteristics of solution processed TADF OLEDs

The position advertised here looks at optimizing and tuning the optical characteristics of solution processed TADF OLEDs. Solution processed organic films are characterized by intrinsic disorder and inhomogeneity on different length scales. Read more

Experimental Studies on Quench of HTS High Field Magnets

Supervisory Team.   Yifeng Yang. Project description. Next-generation High Field Superconducting Magnets. Superconducting magnets are the primary worldwide application of superconductivity. Read more

High Efficiency Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells

The drive towards Net-Zero, has led to a growing need for the development of renewable energy harvesting/storage technologies with photovoltaics being expected to play a key role. Read more

Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques for Separating Natural and Synthetic Diamond Gemstones

Knowing the origin or provenance of a diamond gemstone with certainty is critical to determining its value. This question goes deeper than whether the diamond is of synthetic or natural origin. Read more

Metallurgy and Materials International Excellence Doctoral Studentship 2022/23

The School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the call for the 2022/23 “Metallurgy and Materials International Excellence Doctoral Studentship” scheme. Read more

Characterizing Photovoltaic Passivating Contacts Via Nonlinear Optical Metrology

The School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE) within the UNSW Faculty of Engineering has been at the leading edge of global solar cell development for over 30 years, reporting many world record solar cell efficiencies. Read more

Novel VO2 based memristor for neuromorphic computing and AI

  Research Group: Sustainable Electronic Technologies
Vanadium dioxide (VO. 2. ) is a unique material as it has a temperature driven insulator to metal transition just above room temperature resulting in more than 3 orders of magnitude change in resistivity. Read more

Computational design of sustainable 2D catalysts

Catalysis is ubiquitous in chemistry and biology. Catalysts allows chemical transformations to proceed at a faster rate by lowering the overall energy demand for several energy-intensive chemical mechanism, such as those involving covalent bond breaking. Read more

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