9 UNIST researchers distinguished themselves with inclusion in the 2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Plc.
6,849 individual researchers from institutions in 67 countries and regions have been selected in the 2023 list, with 9 from UNIST.
Nine UNIST researchers have once again distinguished themselves with inclusion in the prestigious ‘Highly Cited Researchers (HCR)’ for 2023. This accomplishment places UNIST as the second-highest university in South Korea, follo... Read More
Mitigating Electrode-Level Heterogeneity Using Phosphorus Nanolayers on Graphite for Fast-Charging Batteries
Their findings have been published in the online version of the journal, ACS Energy Letters on August 29, 2023.
Abstract Achieving fast-charging lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) with reliable cyclability remains a significant challenge. In this study, we investigate the use of phosphorus nanolayers as a strategy to enhance the lithiation kinetics and per... Read More
The study findings have been published ahead of their official publication in the online version of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. on August 28, 2023.
Abstract Conventional solid electrolyte frameworks typically consist of anions such as sulphur, oxygen, chlorine, and others, leading to inherent limitations in their properties. Despite the emergence of sulphide, oxide, and halide-based so... Read More
Breakthrough in Redox Flow Battery Performance, Paving the Way for Cost-Effective Energy Storage Solutions
The study findings have been published online ahead of their official publication in the Adv. Energy Mater. and ACS Energy Lett. on July 7 and August 8, 2023, respectively.
A series of groundbreaking advancements in materials have recently emerged, promising a significant boost in the performance of redox flow batteries. These developments are anticipated to serve as a cornerstone for the development of new an... Read More
The study findings have been published ahead of their official publication in the online version of Adv. Mater. on July 3, 2023.
Abstract The majority of waste-heat energy exists in the form of low-grade heat (<100 °C), which is immensely difficult to convert into usable energy using conventional energy-harvesting systems. Thermally regenerative electrochemical cy... Read More
The study findings have been published ahead of their official publication in the online version of J. Mater. Chem. A on May 29, 2023.
Sodium (Na)-ion batteries are rapidly gaining attention as the next-generation solution to replace lithium-ion batteries due to their lower production cost and similar battery systems. In a significant breakthrough, Professor Hyun-Wook Lee... Read More
Their findings have been selected for inclusion on the inside back cover of the May 2023 issue of Energy Environ. Sci.
Abstract The electrochemical co-reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrate (NO3−) to urea via C–N bond coupling is a promising alternative to traditional industrial processes that are intensive in energy consumption and CO2 emission. How... Read More
Their findings have been published in the April 2023 issue of ACS Energy Letters.
Abstract It is crucial to comprehend the effect of the solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) on battery performance to develop stable Li metal batteries. Nonetheless, the exact nanostructure and working mechanisms of the SEI remain obscure. He... Read More
Unveiling the Role of Electrode-level Heterogeneity Alleviated in Si-graphite Electrode Under Operando Microscopy
Their findings have been published in the February 2023 issue of Energy Storage Materials.
Abstract Reaction heterogeneity is a crucial factor that influences the design of composite electrodes. Silicon–graphite composites exhibit practical use as anodes, but the complex mechanisms in blended electrodes have not been investigated... Read More