This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE profiles innovations related to coatings that are intended to increase battery performance, features and safety. Innovations in focus include manganese metal organic complex nanospheres for overcoming capacity degradation in Li-ion batteries, graphene-based battery components that are fire proof, Ti-S2 – VACNT composite electrodes that improve stability in supercapacitor, and a paper substrate coated with nickel and reactive catalysts in the microstructure to act as electrodes for flexible cells.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thin films, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Advances in Coating Technologies for Batteries
- Nanospheres to Overcome Capacity Fading Problems
- Graphene-based Battery Components to Eliminate Fire Threats
- Titanium Disulfide Coated Vertically Aligned CNT Electrodes
- Lignosulfonate-based Cathode Coating for Li-S Batteries
- Nickel Coated Flexible Paper Electrodes for Batteries
2. Key Contacts
- Industry Contacts