Nanomaterials for clean energy

Nanomaterials have become increasingly important in energy applications. In this area, we build upon our expertise in laser-based and electrochemical techniques to develop novel methods for processing nanowire architectures used in energy storage and conversion.

Laser processing of energy storage and conversion devices

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    1. T.-W. Koh, J. A. Spechler, K. M. Lee, C. B. Arnold, and B. R. Rand, "Enhanced outcoupling in organic light emitting diodes via a high-index contrast scattering layer,"ACS Photonics (2015) | Full text | View at publisher
    2. R. W. Smaha, J. H. Roudebush, J. T. Herb, E. M. Seibel, J. W. Krizan, G. M. Fox, Q. Huang, C. B. Arnold, and R. J. Cava, "Tuning Sodium Ion Conductivity in the Layered Honeycomb Oxide Na3–xSn2–xSbxNaO6," Inorg. Chem, 54, 7985–7991 (2015) | Full text | View at publisher
    3. J. A. Spechler, K. A. Nagamatsu, J. C. Sturm, and C. B. Arnold, "Improved Efficiency of Hybrid Organic Photovoltaics by Pulsed Laser Sintering of Silver Nanowire Network Transparent Electrode," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 10556–10562 (2015) | Full text | View at publisher
    4. J. T. Herb, C. Nist-Lund, J. Schwartz, and C. B. Arnold, "Structural Effects of Magnesium Dialkoxides as Precursors for Magnesium-Ion Electrolytes," ECS Electrochem. Lett., 4, A49 (2015) | Full text | View at publisher
    5. E. Mills, J. Cannarella, Q. Zhang, S. Bhadra, C. B. Arnold, and S. Y. Chou, “Silicon nanopillar anodes for lithium-ion batteries using nanoimprint lithography with flexible molds,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol., B, 161, 3065-3071 (2014) | Full text | View at publisher
    6. J. A. Spechler and C. B. Arnold, "Direct-write pulsed laser processed silver nanowire networks for transparent conducting electrodes," Appl. Phys. A, doi: 10.1007/s00339-012-6958-7 | Full text | View at publisher
    7. J. Kawasaki, and C. B. Arnold, “Synthesis of platinum dendrites and nanowires via directed electrochemical nanowire assembly,” Nano Lett., 11, 781-785 (2011) | Full text | View at publisher
    8. T. D. Nguyen, J. M. Nagarah, Y. Qi, S. S. Nonnenmann, A. V. Morozov, S. Li, C. B. Arnold, M. C. McAlpine, “Wafer-scale nanopatterning and translation into high-performance piezoelectric nanowires,” Nanolett. 10, 4595-4599 (2010) | Full text | View at publisher
    9. S. C. C. Bailey, G. J. Kunkel, M. Hultmark, M. Vallikivi, J. P. Hill, K. A. Meyer, C. Tsay, C. B. Arnold and A. J. Smits, "Turbulence measurements using a nanoscale thermal anemometry probe," J. Fluid Mech 663, 160-179 (2010) | Full text | View at publisher