Graphene - the new frontier electromaterial for rechargeable lithium batteries and supercapacitors [ 2010 - 2012 ]

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Researchers A/Prof G Wang; Dr D Wexler; A/Prof A Calka; Prof F Liu; Dr H Zhou

Brief description Global warming and climate change have triggered an intensive demand for clean energy sources to replace fossil fuels. Graphene, as an emerging novel material, can serve as a medium for highly efficient energy storage and conversion in electrochemical devices. This project will lead to the development of novel renewable energy storage and conversion technology for transportation and distributed energy supplies. The outcomes of this research will increase our national energy security, facilitate achievement of the Federal government's target of 20% renewable energy in 2020, and bring significant economic and environmental benefits for Australia.

Funding Amount $365,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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