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Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP150102044 [ 2015 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP150102044]

Researchers Prof San Ping Jiang; Dr Raffaella Demichelis; Prof Dr Chang Liu

Brief description The demand for clean, secure and sustainable energy sources has stimulated great interest in electrochemical energy storage and conversion technologies such as water splitting and fuel cells. The efficiency of water splitting and fuel cells is however strongly dependent on the activity of the electrocatalysts. The objective of the proposal is to develop new electrocatalysts based on the recently discovered phenomena that carbon nanotubes with specific size and number of walls are very active and significantly promote the reaction of water splitting and fuel cells. The proposed project opens a new research field in the development of new electrocatalysts and photoelectrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage technologies.

Funding Amount 330900

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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