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Editor-in-Chief Professor James Durrant awarded Fellow of the Royal Society

Congratulations to Sustainable Energy & Fuels Editor-in-Chief Professor James Durrant, recently honored as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

 

The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from the UK and the Commonwealth. Fellows and Foreign Members are elected for life through a peer review process on the basis of excellence in science.

 

Candidates selected by the existing Fellowship must have made ‘a substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science’.

 

Highlighting Professor James Durrant’s research in the photochemistry of new materials for solar energy conversion – targeting both solar cells (photovoltaics) and solar to fuel (i.e.: artificial photosynthesis), Sustainable Energy & Fuels is delighted that the Royal Society Fellowship have honored our Editor-in-Chief.

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First issue of Sustainable Energy & Fuels now online

We are delighted to announce that the first issue of Sustainable Energy & Fuels is now online and available to read free of charge.

Packed full of the latest high-quality research in the energy community, our inaugural issue includes contributions by Volker Presser, Michael Lyons, Say Chye Joachim Loo, Editor-in-Chief James Durrant, and Associate Editors Marta Sevilla and Vincent Artero on topics such as batteries, photovoltaics and catalysis for energy technologies. All Sustainable Energy & Fuels content in 2017 and 2018 is free to access on registration.

“The launch of Sustainable Energy & Fuels has been very positively received by colleagues worldwide,” James says. “The journal fills a key gap in the portfolio and will be a very valuable resource for scientists working on the grand challenge of developing more sustainable energy and fuel technologies.”

Check out some of the articles below or access the whole first issue here.

Editorial
Welcome to the first issue of Sustainable Energy & Fuels
James Durrant and Anna Simpson
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 10-13. DOI: 10.1039/C7SE90001E

Perspective
Atomic layer deposition for perovskite solar cells: research status, opportunities and challenges
V. Zardetto, B. L. Williams, A. Perrotta, F. Di Giacomo, M. A. Verheijen, R. Andriessen, W. M. M. Kessels and M. Creatore
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 30-55. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00076B

Paper
Mass-producible 2D-MoSe2 bulk modified screen-printed electrodes provide significant electrocatalytic performances towards the hydrogen evolution reaction
Samuel J. Rowley-Neale, Christopher W. Foster, Graham C. Smith, Dale A. C. Brownson and Craig E. Banks
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 74-83. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00115G

Paper
The role of layer-by-layer, compact TiO2 films in dye-sensitized photoelectrosynthesis cells
Rodolfo L. Coppo, Byron H. Farnum, Benjamin D. Sherman, Neyde Y. Murakami Iha and Thomas J. Meyer
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 112-118. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00022C

Paper
A graphene/carbon nanotube biofilm based solar-microbial fuel device for enhanced hydrogen generation
Chee Keong Ngaw, Cui-e Zhao, Victor Bochuan Wang, Staffan Kjelleberg, Timothy Thatt Yang Tan, Qichun Zhang and Say Chye Joachim Loo
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 191-198. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00018E

Paper
Doping of TiO2 as a tool to optimize the water splitting efficiencies of titania–hematite photoanodes
Darinka Primc, Mario Bärtsch, Davide Barreca, Giorgio Carraro, Chiara Maccato, Cinzia Sada and Markus Niederberger
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 199-206. DOI: 10.1039/C7SE00005G

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First Sustainable Energy & Fuels articles published online

We are delighted to announce the first Sustainable Energy & Fuels Advance Articles are now available to read online, free of charge.

Read content by leading researchers such as Thomas MeyerVincent Artero and Marta Sevillaregister for free access by filling in the simple online form to create a free publishing personal account.

Sustainable Energy & Fuels Editor-in-Chief, James Durrant says:

“The launch of Sustainable Energy and Fuels has been very positively received by colleagues worldwide. The journal fills a key gap in the portfolio and will be a very valuable resource for scientists working on the grand challenge of developing more sustainable energy and fuel technologies.”

Below are just a few of the first Advance Articles you can access – read the full collection here.

Free-standing hybrid films based on graphene and porous carbon particles for flexible supercapacitors
Guillermo A. Ferrero, Marta Sevilla and Antonio B. Fuertes
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, Advanced Article. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00047A

The role of layer-by-layer, compact TiO2 films in dye-sensitized photoelectrosynthesis cells
Rodolfo L. Coppo, Byron H. Farnum, Benjamin D. Sherman, Neyde Y. Murakami Iha and Thomas J. Meyer
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, Advanced Article. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00022C

Mesoporous thin film WO3 photoanode for photoelectrochemical water splitting: A sol-gel dip coating approach
Samantha Hilliard, Guido Baldinozzi, Dennis Friedrich, Stéphane Kressman, Henri Strub, Vincent Artero and Christel Laberty-Robert
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, Advanced Article. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00001K

Graphene/Carbon nanotube biofilm based solar-microbial fuel device for enhanced hydrogen generation
Chee Keong Ngaw, Cui-e Zhao, Victor Bochuan Wang, Staffan Kjelleberg, Timothy Thatt Yang Tan, Qichun Zhang and Say Chye Joachim Loo
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, Advanced Article. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00018E

n/n junctioned g-C3N4 for enhanced photocatalytic H2 generation
Minjie Zhou, Zhaohui Hou, Li Zhang, Yan Liu, Qiongzhi Gao and Xiaobo Chen
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, Advanced Article. DOI: 10.1039/C6SE00004E

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Sustainable Energy & Fuels is open for submissions

Sustainable Energy & Fuels will publish research that contributes to the development of sustainable energy technologies with a particular emphasis on new and next-generation technologies. All submitted manuscripts will be handled by our international team of Associate Editors, which we are delighted to introduce below.



Ryu Abe, Kyoto University, Japan

Professor Abe’s research focuses on the development of photocatalytic reactions over semiconductor materials for solar energy conversion and environmental purification. His expertise includes photocatalysis, semiconductiors, inorganic materials, metal oxides, materials aspects of electrocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, and some aspects of battery technologies.

Vincent Artero, Université Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, CEA, France
Professor Artero works to develop bio-inspired catalysts and light-driven systems for hydrogen evolution and artificial photosynthesis. He has expertise in molecular and bio aspects of electrocatalysis, photocatalysis and related organometallic and inorganic chemistry.

Garry Rumbles, National Research Energy Laboratory and University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Dr. Rumbles’ current research interests are in solar energy with a focus on the basic science of solar photoconversion processes and photoinduced electron transfer processes in polymer-based nanostructured interfaces. His primary research expertise lies in photochemistry and photophysics, with a specialty in kinetics, as well as organics, photovoltaics, solar fuels (oxides too), photochemistry and physical chemistry.

Marta Sevilla, Instituto Nacional del Carbón – CSIC, Spain
Dr Sevilla is based at the Instituto Nacional del Carbón and has research expertise in supercapacitors, electroreduction reaction, hydrogen oxidation in the anode, carbon capture and storage.

 


Send us your high quality research today for the chance to be included in our high-profile first issue, available online in spring 2017 with advance articles publishing as early as December this year. Find out more.

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