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3D printed electrodes for energy conversion and storage technologies

Principal investigator: Ana JORGE SOBRIDO
Funding source(s): Royal Society
 Start: 01-07-2020  /  End: 30-06-2021
 Amount: £17,182
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Here I propose to use 3D printing to explore new electrode composites consisting of nanostructured graphene / transition metal electrocatalytic species for application in energy storage and conversion technologies. This research will lead to the development of a variety of electroactive composites, with different geometries and microstructures, and high electrocatalytic performance for batteries, fuel cells and water electrolyser systems. This research has the potential to truly transform the field of electrode design and expand the use of 3D printing techniques for the processing of new electrocatalytic architectures.