Special Issue "Microelectrodes and Microdevices for Electrochemical Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 137
Interests: electrochemical CO2/CO reduction; rechargeable batteries
Currently, microelectrodes are among the most important structures in microdevices and are widely employed in electrochemical applications. Several factors need to be considered when designing and fabricating an efficient microelectrode, including its component, structure and morphology, as well as the interphase between it and the targeted molecules (i.e., the dissolved CO2). They are strongly associated with the transfer rate of both the mass (i.e., H+ in acidic electrolyte) and electron, and the adsorption/desorption strength of the initial targeted molecules, subsequent intermediates and final product, thus significantly influencing the performance of the entire microdevice. In recent years, numerous studies have focused on the design and optimization of microelectrodes in order to improve the mass/electron transfer and adsorption/desorption strength of intermediates, and have made many breakthroughs in electrochemical applications, such as electrolysis, electrosynthesis, batteries and sensors. Of course, there are also significant challenges facing these fields, including precisely constructing unique, or manufacturing homogeneous, microelectrodes and microdevices. Accordingly, this Special Issue seeks to showcase research papers, communications, and review articles that focus on the novel design, fabrication and modeling of microelectrodes and microdevices in electrochemical applications, including electrocatalysis, electrosynthesis, batteries, sensors, chips and so on.
Dr. Chen Peng
Dr. Pengtang Wang
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- electrochemical applications