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Development of Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Energy Materials".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 December 2024 | Viewed by 144

Special Issue Editors

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School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: silicon solar cell; solar cell metallization; thin-film solar cell; photodetector; nanotechnology

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TJU-NIMS International Collaboration Laboratory, School of Material Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Interests: photocatalysis; photothermal catalysis; C1 catalysis; methane conversion

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue focuses on groundbreaking research and technological advancements in the field of energy materials. This emerging discipline covers the design, fabrication, characterization, and application of novel materials that can efficiently convert and store energy. Whether it's improving solar cells, creating better batteries, or innovating fuel cell technology, this Special Issue aims to highlight the fundamental research that enhances the performance and sustainability of energy conversion systems. By bringing together experts from various scientific backgrounds, this Special Issue aims to foster collaboration and drive innovation, contributing to a cleaner and more energy-efficient future. The exploration of new materials and techniques in this field is not only critical for addressing the global energy crisis but also has potential implications in various industrial applications.

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit a manuscript to this Special Issue. Full papers, communications, and reviews are all welcome.

Dr. Yiyu Zeng
Dr. Hui Song
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Materials is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • solar cells
  • batteries
  • energy storage
  • photovoltaics
  • sustainability
  • energy conversion
  • renewable energy
  • nanotechnology

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