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Synthesis of exfoliated titanium dioxide nanosheets/nickel-aluminum layered double hydroxide as a novel electrode for supercapacitors

2016-10-15T11:47:27+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Huimin Zhu RSC Adv., 2015, 5,49204-49210DOI: 10.1039/C5RA07703F, PaperHuimin Zhu, Qi Liu, Zhanshuang Li, Jingyuan Liu, Xiaoyan Jing, Hongsen Zhang, Jun WangA facile composite of titanium dioxide nanosheets/nickel-aluminum layered double hydroxide (TiO2/Ni-Al LDH) is fabricated successfully as the electrode material for supercapacitors.The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry …read more

Published in: RSC Advances

Haydale renames EPL Composites to Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS), starts an aerospace division

2015-09-25T12:27:00+00:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Editorial, Industrial|Tags: |


In a press release earlier today, Haydale have announced that their recently acquired subsidiary EPL Composite Solution will be renamed to Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS).  Haydale have also appointed Matthew Turner, previously Head of R&D at EPL Composite Solutions, a Director for R&D projects and Nigel Finney, previously a Senior Project Engineer, a Director for Commercial Projects.

At the same time, they created a new aerospace division within HCS and have appointed Ebby Shahidi as Director of Aerospace and Defence projects  (previously at EGS Advanced Technologies, Cytec group) and Quentin Fontana as Collaborative R&D Manager.

Haydale shares trade at 120p, with a GBP£13.8m (USD$21m) market capitalization as of 1st of June 2015.

Design and Synthesis of Ni-MOF/CNTs Composites and rGO/Carbon Nitride Composites for an Asymmetric Supercapacitor with High Energy and Power Density

2016-10-15T11:49:44+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: , |

By ping wen J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5TA02461G, Paperping wen, Peiwei Gong, Jinfeng Sun, Jinqing Wang, shengrong yangCurrently, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have been attracting great interest as a new kind of electrode materials for energy storage devices, because their porous skeleton would benefit access and transport of…The content of this …read more

Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A

An Edge-decorated Submicron Reduced Graphite Oxide Nanoflakes and Its Composites with Carbon Nanotubes for Transparent Conducting Films

2016-10-15T11:50:26+00:00May 20th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Rui Su RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5RA02704G, CommunicationRui Su, Weifu Sun, Cheng Tian, Weiming Huang, Shao Fen Lin, Danqing Chen, Guohua ChenWe introduce a novel kind of submicron-sized reduced graphite oxide ([small micro]RGO) for the preparation of transparent conducting film. The special NMP-decorated structure and the small size (~400 nm) of …read more

Published in: RSC Advances

Composites: Oxidative Intercalation for Monometallic Ni2+-Ni3+ Layered Double Hydroxide and Enhanced Capacitance in Exfoliated Nanosheets (Small 17/2015)

2016-10-15T11:55:31+00:00May 4th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Feng Gu, Xing Cheng, Shufen Wang, Xu Wang, Pooi See Lee Ni(OH)2 unilamellar nanosheets are stranded in carbon nanotube (CNT) networks with the formation of 3D nanosheet/CNT composites. On page 2044, superior capacitive behavior of the unilamellar nanosheets is achieved by P. S. Lee and co-workers due to complete interfacial charge storage arising from the confined Faradaic reactions at the interfacial …read more

Published in: Small

Two-dimensional gold nanostructures with high activity for selective oxidation of carbon–hydrogen bonds

2016-10-15T11:58:26+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Liang Wang Article
There is interest in the study of two-dimensional materials for catalysis. Here, the authors report the fabrication of two-dimensional gold nanostructures, using a layered double hydroxide as a stabilizing template, and evaluate the catalytic performance of the composite for solvent free selective oxidation.Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/ncomms7957Authors: Liang Wang, Yihan …read more

Published in: Nature Communications

Fast and Large Lithium Storage in 3D Porous VN Nanowires–Graphene Composite as a Superior Anode Toward High-Performance Hybrid Supercapacitors

2016-10-15T11:59:44+00:00April 19th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: , |

By Rutao Wang, Junwei Lang, Peng Zhang, Zongyuan Lin, Xingbin Yan Li-ion hybrid capacitors (LIHCs), consisting of an energy-type redox anode and a power-type double-layer cathode, are attracting significant attention due to the good combination with the advantages of conventional Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. However, most anodes are battery-like materials with the sluggish kinetics of Li-ion storage, which seriously restrict the …read more

Published in: Advanced Functional Materials

A New Graphdiyne Nanosheet/Pt Nanoparticle-Based Counter Electrode Material with Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

2016-10-15T12:01:24+00:00April 13th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Hao Ren, Hui Shao, Lijuan Zhang, Dong Guo, Quan Jin, Ranbo Yu, Lei Wang, Yuliang Li, Yun Wang, Huijun Zhao, Dan Wang
A graphdiyne nanosheet/Pt nanoparticle composite shows outstanding catalytic activity for the reaction of I3−/I− redox pairs, i.e., the best among rGO/Pt nanoparticle composites, Pt nanoparticles and Pt foils, which is ascribed to enhanced electron transfer resulting from the easier chemical interaction between Pt and the triple bond of graphdiyne.
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Published in: Advanced Energy Materials

Flame Retardancy of Clay-Sodium silicate Composite Coatings on Wood for Construction Purpose

2016-10-15T12:02:50+00:00April 8th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Pratheep Kumar Sathasivam RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5RA04682C, PaperPratheep Kumar Sathasivam, Takamori Susumu, Araki Hiroshi, Kuroda SeijiComposites of clay minerals mixed with sodium silicate as new inorganic flame retardant for wood have been investigated. Vermiculite beads were exfoliated by ultra-sonication method and characterized by scanning electron…The content of this RSS Feed (c) …read more

Published in: RSC Advances

Electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of exfoliated graphite/phenolic resin composite bipolar plate for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell

2016-10-15T12:07:53+00:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Nagaraju Sykam, Rajeev K. Gautam, Kamal K. Kar Exfoliated graphite (EG) was synthesized from natural flake graphite by acid treatment followed by microwave irradiation. A maximum expanded volume of 560 mL/g was achieved for this exfoliation of graphite. EG/phenolic resin composite bipolar plates for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell were fabricated with a high loading of EG by …read more

Published in: Polymer Engineering and Science

Elevated rate capability of sulfur wrapped with thin rGO layers for lithium sulfur batteries

2016-10-15T12:08:51+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Wook Ahn RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5RA02548F, CommunicationWook Ahn, Dong Un Lee, Hoon Sub Song, Sun-Hwa Yeon, Kwang Bum Kim, Zhongwei ChenSulfur-rGO composite is prepared a facile solution method using carbon disulfide solvent as a cathode electrode material for lithium-sulfur batteries to investigate its electrochemical performance. The initial capacity of sulfur-rGO…The …read more

Published in: RSC Advances

Enhanced Reactive Adsorption of H2S on Cu-BTC/ S- and N- Doped GO Composites

2016-10-15T12:11:17+00:00March 9th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Amani Ebrahim J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C5TA01359C, PaperAmani Ebrahim, Jacek Jagiello, Teresa J BandoszNew composites containing Cu-BTC and S- and N- doped graphite oxides (GOs) were synthesized. The composites were evaluated as adsorbents of H2S at ambient conditions. The texture and chemistry of…The content of this RSS Feed (c) …read more

Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Ultrathin platinum nanowires grown on single-layered nickel hydroxide with high hydrogen evolution activity

2016-10-15T12:12:59+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Huajie Yin Article
There is extensive interest in the design of efficient electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution. Here, the authors show that exfoliated single-layer nickel hydroxide can be used for the controllable surface growth of platinum nanowires, and evaluate the electrocatalytic performance of the composite material.Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/ncomms7430Authors: Huajie Yin, Shenlong Zhao, …read more

Published in: Nature Communications

Effects of One- and Two-Dimensional Carbon Hybridization of PEDOT:PSS on the Power Factor of Polymer Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Devices

2016-10-15T12:16:12+00:00February 18th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Dohyuk Yoo J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4TA06710J, PaperDohyuk Yoo, Jeonghun Kim, Seung Hwan Lee, Wonseok Cho, Hyang Hee Choi, Felix Sunjoo Kim, Jung Hyun Kim
We investigated thermoelectric properties of polymer composites based on a conducting polymer and carbon materials with various dimensionalities. PEDOT:PSS as a conducting polymer matrix was …read more

Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Uniformly dispersed silicon nanoparticle/carbon nanosphere composites as highly stable lithium-ion battery electrodes

2016-10-15T12:18:49+00:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By Whon-hee Lee

RSC Adv., 2015, 5,17424-17428
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14823A, PaperWhon-hee Lee, Da-Young Kang, Jung Sub Kim, Joong Kee Lee, Jun Hyuk Moon
Uniformly dispersed silicon/carbon composite electrodes for lithium-ion batteries were achieved via simple mixing of silicon nanoparticles and carbon nanospheres.
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Published in: RSC Advances

Microstructure and properties of carbon nanosheet/copper composites processed by particle-assisted shear exfoliation

2016-10-15T12:22:31+00:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

By L.D. Wang RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14255A, PaperL.D. Wang, Ye Cui, Shuai Yang, Bin Li, Yuanyuan liu, Pei Dong, James Bellah, Guohua Fan, Robert Vajtai, Weidong Fei
The aim of this work is to demonstrate a facile and scalable method to produce carbon nanosheet (CNS) based composites. CNSs and copper composite powders …read more

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