Video interview with Professor Yury Gogotsi on energy efficiency of advanced materials and their application in new energy

Video interview with Professor Yury Gogotsi
Study of two-dimensional nanomaterials, MXene, in particular at the Drexel University opens a large scope for researchers....

 

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Video interview with Professor Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University, USA, on energy efficiency of advanced materials and their application in new power industry. Study of MXene, new two-dimensional nanomaterial, by prof. Gogotsi's group that can lead energy storage technology to new heights. This solid layered material, resembling graphene, is a new family of two-dimensional material called MXene.
Discovering of any new material is interesting, and the potential of material must be necessarily implemented.
MXene is a nanostructured material made of ultrathin layers of titanium-based compounds, as seen under the electron microscope. These exfoliated layers, which were dubbed MXenes, are very thin and they are two-dimensional. In other words, each strip is only five atomic layers thick. The team is the first to render such materials in 2-D.

 

TThe MXenes could be used in energy storage devices, sensors, solar cells and other applications, Gogotsi says.Discovering a whole family of materials (known more than a MAX phase carbides and nitrides (60 of which have been already synthesized and 5 have been exfoliated into the two-dimensional structures) is undoubtedly interesting and opens a large scope for researchers.

 

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