247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition - Chemistry and Materials for Energy, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, Texas

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ACS Meetings organizes two of the most respected scientific meetings in the world. American National Meetings offer scientific professionals a legitimate platform to present, publish, discuss and exhibit the most exciting research discoveries and technologies in chemistry and its related disciplines.

247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition facilitated networking opportunities, career development and placement, and provided companies an opportunity to exhibit products and services to a targeted audience.

The Exposition gave attendees the chance to meet more than 250 exhibitors, many of whom were showcasing new technological developments. A number of exhibitors also offered free workshops during the meeting so attendees had possibility to learn more about that state-of-the-art technologies.

PM Session: Nanomaterials for Energy, March 17, 2014 at the Dallas Convention Center

More than 100 ACS National Meeting attendees at each talk during "Nanomaterials for Energy" joint session on March 17, 2014 at the Dallas Convention Center, hosted by ACS Nano and Nano Letters journals.

At that session Yury Gogotsi presented "2D carbides and carbonitrides: A new family of materials for electrochemical energy storage".

Yury Gogotsi presented - 2D carbides and carbonitrides: A new family of materials for electrochemical energy storage

2D carbides and carbonitrides: A new family of materials for electrochemical energy storage

Yury Gogotsi, Этот e-mail адрес защищен от спам-ботов, для его просмотра у Вас должен быть включен Javascript , Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States


Recently a new, large family of two-dimensional (2D) early transition metal carbides and carbonitrides, called MXenes, was discovered. They were produced by selective etching of Al from layered ternary transition metal carbides and/or nitrides so called MAX phases. So far, the following MXenes have been synthesized: Ti3C2, Ti2C, Nb2C, V2C, (Ti0.5,Nb0.5)2C, (V0.5,Cr0.5)3C2, Ti3CN, Ta4C3, and Nb4C3. In addition, many others are expected to exist, according to DFT calculations.

MXenes combine the metallic conductivity of transition metal carbide layers with the hydrophilic nature of their hydroxyl or oxygen terminated surfaces. In essence, they behave as “conductive clays”. They are expected to be good candidates for a host of applications. They have already shown promising performance in electrochemical energy storage systems. For example, flexible additive-free electrodes of delaminated Ti3C2 showed a reversible capacity of 410 mAhg-1 at 1 C rate and 110 mAhg-1 at 36 C in Li-ion battery anode tests.

This excellent capability to handle high cycling rates suggests MXenes to be used also in Li-ion capacitors and supercapacitors. Reversible capacities – stable for more than 10,000 cycles - of more than 330 F/cm3 were achieved when those additive-free Ti3C2based electrodes were tested in a KOH electrolyte, using a current of 1 A/g. Herein we report on the recent progress in the synthesis of MXenes, their properties, and their performance in both lithium ion batteries and electrochemical capacitors.

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(3) Naguib,M.; Mashtalir,O.; Carle, J.; Presser, V.; Lu, J.; Hultman, L.; Gogotsi, Y.; Barsoum, M. W. ACS Nano2012, 6, 1322.
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(5) Naguib, M.; Come, J.; Dyatkin, B.; Presser, V.; Taberna, P.-L.; Simon, P.; Barsoum, M.W.; Gogotsi, Y. Electrochem. Commun. 2012, 16, 61.
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 Source: www.acs.org



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Drexel's MXene Filter Materials will be used for Wearable Artificial Kidney Technology

MXene pores“Our fundamental study of titanium carbide MXene supported by NSF showed that MXene is biocompatible, able of adsorbing a variety of small molecules, and holds a lot of promise in medical applications, so it is exciting to see it applied for improving and really changing dialysis — an area of need in health care that can help millions of people,” said Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering, who is a world leader in developing and studying MXenes.

MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearable Devices

mxene-emi-fabricResearchers at Drexel University’s College of Engineering have reported that MXene coated fabric is highly effective for blocking electromagnetic waves and potentially harmful radiation. The discovery is a key development for efforts to weave technological capabilities into clothing and accessories. 

MRC and Drexel collaborative article on Scalable MXene synthesis is listed among the most accessed in Advanced Engineering Materials journal for the whole year

bulk MXene

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H2020 MSCA RISE CanBioSe project activities - EsR/ER training and scientific seminar held in MRC, Kyiv, Ukraine, July 30-August 01, 2020

Canbiose project training and seminar

Training of early-staged researchers involved in CanBioSe research works on nanomaterials processing and scientific seminar on Advances in nanomaterials research for biomedical applications, were held with invited experts.

Scalable Production System for the Promising, 2D Nanomaterials MXenes

altFor one of the most promising new types of 2D nanomaterials, MXenes, that’s no longer a problem. Researchers at Drexel University and the Materials Research Center in Ukraine have designed a system that can be used to make large quantities of the material while preserving its unique properties

CANBIOSE project participant from MRC completed secondment visit to partner organization Vilnius University, Lithuania, on February-March 2020 due to CANBIOSE project

altCANBIOSE project participant from MRC performed secondment visit to project partner organization Vilnius University, Lithuania, on February 24 - March 14 2020.

H2020 MSCA RISE SALSETH project participant from MRC V. Balitskiy started secondment at University of Novi Sad, Serbia

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SALSETH Project Kick-off meeting was held in University of Novi Sad, Serbia, on february 28, 2020

altResearch team from Materials Research Centre (MRC), Kyiv, Ukraine, was represented by Vitalii Balitskiy, who made a presentation to project partners about the MRC company, its capabilities, current research projects and main activities.

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The science of the future and the use of smart nanomaterials in new technologies. Lecture by Professor Yury Gogotsi for students, and schoolchildren of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, February 27, 2020

Horizon 2020 NANO2DAY project participant A.Stepura from Polymer Institute of Slovak Academy of Science (Bratislava, Slovakia) was hosted by Materials Research Center (MRC), Kiev, Ukraine, on December 2019-February 2020

pisas--secondment-to-mrc-jan-2020_13.jpg - 86.27 KbAnastasiia Stepura from Polymer Institute Slovak Academy of Science (Bratislava, Slovakia) was hosted by Materials Research Centre  on December 2019- February 2020 during her secondment performing research works due to H2020 NANO2DAY project.

H2020 NANO2DAY project participants from MRC Veronika Zahorodna and Oleksiy Gogotsi visited partner organization Polymer Instityte SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia on January 2020

altResearchers from the Materials Research Center (MRC), Kiev, Ukraine,  Oleksiy Gogotsi and Veronika Zahorodna visited Horizon 2020 NANO2DAY project partner organization Polymer Institute of Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia on January 2020. In cooperation with PISAS colleagues they were working on MXene doped polymer nanocomposites.

H2020 NANO2DAY project participant from MRC Ivan Hryshko was visiting project partner organization University of Latvia, Riga, on November-December 2019

altResearch engineer from MRC Ivan Hryshko is being visiting the University of Latvia, where he held a seminar on MXenes

Secondment of project participants from MRC O. Gogotsi and V. Zahorodna to project partners from LNEC under Horizon 2020 MSCA RISE Project №690968 NANOGUARD2AR, 12/11-11/12/2019, Lisboan, Portugal

altMRC Director O. Gogotsi and EsR Veronika Zahorodna in a secondment to LNEC, Lisboan, Portugal participated in a work meeting discussing project results and performing engineering research works due to H2020 MSCA RISE project No 690968 NANOGUARD2AR.

Horizon 2020 CANBIOSE project participants from Materials Research Center (MRC), Kiev, Ukraine visited partner organization Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, on October 27-November 27, 2019

altIn cooperation with AMU colleagues they were working on nanomaterials testing and characterization.


altThe symposium brought together leading international experts and those researchers who are just entering the exciting world of 2D carbides and nitrides to explore new synthesis methods, better understand properties and find new applications of MXenes.