Best of Advanced Energy Materials – July

Take a look at the great cover images from the July issues and top five most accessed articles this month.

Take a look at the great cover images from the July issues and top five most accessed articles this month.


Cover by Min Zhu and co-workers.

Issue 13

Lithium-Ion Batteries

In article number 1600256, Min Zhu and co-workers present the construction of a hierarchical Fe3O4@polypyrrole nanocage anode for Li-ion batteries via a facile reduction and in-situ polymerization route. This advanced anode design can enhance battery performance by providing sufficient space for large volumetric expansion, short ion diffusion in electrodes, large surface area, and high electrode stability.





Cover by Nam-Gyu Park, Seunghyup Yoo, and co-workers.

Issue 14

Semi-Transparent Solar Cells

 With ever-increasing demand for electrical energy consumption, semi-transparent solar cell (ST-SC) technology is desired to be integrated seamlessly onto the windows of buildings or vehicles. In article number 1502466, Nam-Gyu Park, Seunghyup Yoo, and co-workers demonstrate high-performance ST-SCs with excellent thermal-mirror functionality using methylammonium lead iodide perovskite photoactive layers and metal-based transparent electrode capped with high-index dielectric layers.




Top five most accessed papers:

An Approach to Design Highly Durable Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Based on Self-Poled PVDF/AlO-rGO Flexible Nanocomposite with High Power Density and Energy Conversion Efficiency

by Sumanta Kumar Karan, Ranadip Bera, Sarbaranjan Paria, Amit Kumar Das, Sandip Maiti, Anirban Maitra and Bhanu Bhusan Khatua

Recent Progress in Electrode Materials for Sodium-Ion Batteries

by Hyungsub Kim, Haegyeom Kim, Zhang Ding, Myeong Hwan Lee, Kyungmi Lim, Gabin Yoon and Kisuk Kang

Efficient Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells for 23.0%-Efficiency Perovskite/Silicon Four-Terminal Tandem Cells

by Bo Chen, Yang Bai, Zhengshan Yu, Tao Li, Xiaopeng Zheng, Qingfeng Dong, Liang Shen, Mathieu Boccard, Alexei Gruverman, Zachary Holman and Jinsong Huang

Perovskite Solar Cell Stability in Humid Air: Partially Reversible Phase Transitions in the PbI2-CH3NH3I-H2O System

by Zhaoning Song, Antonio Abate, Suneth C. Watthage, Geethika K. Liyanage, Adam B. Phillips, Ullrich Steiner, Michael Graetzel, Michael J. Heben

Low Band Gap Polymer Solar Cells With Minimal Voltage Losses

by Chuanfei Wang, Xiaofeng Xu, Wei Zhang, Jonas Bergqvist, Yuxin Xia, Xiangyi Meng, Kim Bini, Wei Ma, Arkady Yartsev, Koen Vandewal, Mats R. Andersson, Olle Inganäs, Mats Fahlman, Ergang Wang


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