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Membraneless energy conversion and storage using immiscible electrolyte solutions

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dc.contributor.author Molina-Osorio, Andrés
dc.contributor.author Gamero-Quijano, Alonso
dc.contributor.author Peljo, Pekka
dc.contributor.author Scanlon, Micheál D.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-03T10:10:28Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.citation Molina-Osorio, Andrés F.; Gamero-Quijano, Alonso; Peljo, Pekka and Scanlon, Micheál D. (2020) 'Membraneless energy conversion and storage using immiscible electrolyte solutions'. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 21 :100-108. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2451-9103
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10136
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Breakthrough alternative technologies are urgently required to alleviate the critical need to decarbonise our energy supply. We showcase non-conventional approaches to battery and solar energy conversion and storage (ECS) system designs that harness key attributes of immiscible electrolyte solutions, especially the membraneless separation of redox active species and ability to electrify certain liquid–liquid interfaces. We critically evaluate the recent development of membraneless redox flow batteries based on biphasic systems, where one redox couple is confined to an immiscible ionic liquid or organic solvent phase, and the other couple to an aqueous phase. Common to all solar ECS devices are the abilities to harvest light, leading to photo-induced charge carrier separation, and separate the products of the photo-reaction, minimising recombination. We summarise recent progress towards achieving this accepted solar ECS design using immiscible electrolyte solutions in photo-ionic cells, to generate redox fuels, and biphasic “batch” water splitting, to generate solar fuels. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation 716792 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Current Opinion in Electrochemistry;21, pp. 100-108
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S245191032030020X
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Electrochemistry . Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, Volume 21, June 2020, Pages 100-108 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coelec.2020.01.013 en_US
dc.subject Energy storage en_US
dc.subject Immiscible electrolyte solutions en_US
dc.subject Liquid¿liquid interfaces en_US
dc.subject Membraneless redox flow battery en_US
dc.subject Redox fuel en_US
dc.subject Solar energy conversion en_US
dc.subject Solar fuel en_US
dc.title Membraneless energy conversion and storage using immiscible electrolyte solutions en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2021-06-02T14:38:28Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.coelec.2020.01.013
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor European Union (EU) en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Academy of Finland en_US
dc.relation.projectid 716792 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 13/SIRG/2137 en_US
dc.relation.projectid GOIPD/2018/252 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 315739 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2022-02-04
dc.embargo.terms 2022-02-04 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2946662
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Current Opinion in Electrochemistry
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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