Special Issue

Topic: Synthesis and Structural Control of MXenes for Applications in Energy Catalysis

A Special Issue of Microstructures

ISSN 2770-2995 (Online)

Submission deadline: 30 Nov 2024

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Neng Li
State Key Laboratory of Silicate Materials for Architectures, School of Materials and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Special Issue Introduction

Since their discovery in 2011, MXenes, a family of 2D transition-metal carbides, nitrides, and carbonitrides, have attracted significant attention due to their intriguing electronic and structural properties, particularly for energy catalysis applications. They have been explored for electrocatalytic reactions, including water splitting to produce hydrogen evolution reaction (HER), carbon dioxide reduction reaction (CO2RR), and nitrogen reduction reaction (N2RR), contributing to renewable energy and environmental remediation. It is of paramount importance to note that the physical, chemical and electrocatalytic properties and performance of these materials are highly dependent on their microstructure and size. Accordingly, the scope of the Special Issue mainly focuses on the correlation of microstructure and dimension (0D, 1D, and 2D) with the performance of MXene-based nanocomposites. The coverage extends beyond MXene-based nanocomposites to encompass charge transporting materials, interlayer materials, and interface materials, provided that their microstructures and dimensions are related to the performance of electro- and photocatalysis.

Contributions from researchers in academia, industry, and government institutes are welcome to advance the field of MXenes in energy catalysis.

Microstructure control and dimensional engineering for MXenes and related materials will give insight into designing materials for optimized performance. We anticipate that this Special Issue will boost and extend MXenes research by fostering the exchange of innovative ideas among leading experts in the field.

Submission Deadline

30 Nov 2024

Submission Information

For Author Instructions, please refer to https://www.oaepublish.com/microstructures/author_instructions
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Submission Deadline: 30 Nov 2024
Contacts: Caroline Zhang, Assistant Editor, assistant_editor@microstructj.com

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