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      An overview of progress in electrolytes for secondary zinc-air batteries and other storage systems based on zinc 

      Mainar, Aroa R.; Iruin, Elena; Colmenares, Luis C.; Kvasha, Andriy; De Meatza, Iratxe; Bengoechea, Miguel; Leonet, Olatz; Boyano, Iker; Zhang, Zhengcheng; Blázquez Martín, José Alberto (Elsevier, 2017-01-11)
      The revived interest and research on the development of novel energy storage systems with exceptional inherent safety, environmentally benign and low cost for integration in large scale electricity grid and electric vehicles ...
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      Manganese oxide catalysts for secondary zinc air batteries: from 

      Mainar, Aroa R.; Colmenares, Luis C.; Leonet, Olatz; Alcaide, Francisco; Iruin Sanz, Juan José ORCID; Weinberger, Stephan; Hacker, Viktor; Iruin, Elena; Urdampilleta, Idoia; Blázquez Martín, José Alberto (2017-02-09)
      An efficient, durable and low cost air cathode with low polarization between the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is essential for a high performance and durable secondary zinc-air ...
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      Fully Biodegradable Biocomposites with High Chicken Feather Content 

      Aranberri, Ibon; Montes, Sarah; Azcune, Itxaso; Rekondo, Alaitz; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (MDPI, 2017-11-09)
      The aim of this work was to develop new biodegradable polymeric materials with high loadings of chicken feather (CF). In this study, the effect of CF concentration and the type of biodegradable matrix on the physical, ...
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      All-in-One Gel-Based Electrochromic Devices: Strengths and Recent Developments 

      Alesanco, Yolanda; Viñuales, Ana; Rodriguez, Javier; Tena-Zaera, Ramón (MDPI, 2018-03-10)
      Electrochromic devices (ECDs) have aroused great interest because of their potential applicability in displays and smart systems, including windows, rearview mirrors, and helmet visors. In the last decades, different ...
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      Systematic cycle life assessment of a secondary zinc–air battery as a function of the alkaline electrolyte composition 

      Mainar, Aroa R.; Iruin, Elena; Colmenares, Luis C.; Blázquez Martín, José Alberto; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2018-05-30)
      Development of secondary zinc-air batteries goes through a proper specification of the electrolyte formulation adapted to extend the cycle life of the battery. However, defining an optimal formulation is not a trivial work ...
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      Flexible Biocomposites with Enhanced Interfacial Compatibility Based on Keratin Fibers and Sulfur-Containing Poly(urea-urethane)s 

      Aranberri, Ibon; Montes, Sarah; Azcune, Itxaso; Rekondo, Alaitz; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (MDPI, 2018-09-21)
      Feathers are made of keratin, a fibrous protein with high content of disulfide-crosslinks and hydrogen-bonds. Feathers have been mainly used as reinforcing fiber in the preparation of biocomposites with a wide variety ...
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      The effect of the evaporation rate on electrochemical measurements with paper-based analytical devices and its minimisation by enclosure with adhesive tape 

      Lamas-Ardisana, Pedro J.; Martínez-Paredes, Graciela; Añorga, Larraitz; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (Elsevier, 2019-02-15)
      In this work, the effect of liquid evaporation on electrochemical measurements with electrochemical paper-based devices (ePADs) is studied. The time evolution of cyclic voltammograms of ferricyanide is used to study the ...
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      Paving the way for a wider use of composites in railway industry 

      Gómez Fernández, Sandra; Jubete, Elena; Lopez, Blai; Navarro, Arsenio; Roig, Inma; Ritter, Klaus; Storz, Christof; Gogibus, Nicolas; Rekondo, Alaitz (Springer International Publishing, 2019-05-13)
      Different types of phosphorus containing halogen-free flame retardants (FRs) were added to an epoxy-dicyandiamide resin formulation in order to study to which extent they affect its glass transition temperature (Tg), tensile ...
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      Improved Thermal Insulating Properties of Renewable Polyol Based Polyurethane Foams Reinforced with Chicken Feathers 

      Aranberri, Ibon; Montes, Sarah; Wesołowska, Ewa; Rekondo, Alaitz; Wrzesniewska-Tosik, Krystyna; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (MDPI, 2019-12-03)
      In the present work, sustainable rigid polyurethane foams (RPUF) reinforced with chicken feathers (CF) were prepared and characterized. The bio-based polyol used to formulate the foams was obtained from castor oil. This ...
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      Capacity and Impedance Estimation by Analysing and Modeling in Real Time Incremental Capacity Curves 

      Oyarbide Garmendia, Juan Miguel; Arrinda, Mikel; Sánchez, Denis; Macicior, Haritz; McGahan, Paul; Hoedemaekers, Erik; Cendoya, Iosu (MDPI, 2020-09-16)
      The estimation of lithium ion capacity fade and impedance rise on real application is always a challenging work due to the associated complexity. This work envisages the study of the battery charging profile indicators ...
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      Build-To-Specification Vanillin and Phloroglucinol Derived Biobased Epoxy-Amine Vitrimers 

      Genua, Aratz; Montes, Sarah; Azcune, Itxaso; Rekondo, Alaitz; Malburet, Samuel; Daydé-Cazals, Bénédicte; Graillot, Alain (MDPI, 2020-10-22)
      Epoxy resins are widely used in the composite industry due to their dimensional stability, chemical resistance, and thermo-mechanical properties. However, these thermoset resins have important drawbacks. (i) The vast ...
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      Room-Temperature Self-Standing Cellulose-Based Hydrogel Electrolytes for Electrochemical Devices 

      Gomez, Iñaki; Alesanco, Yolanda; Blázquez Martín, José Alberto; Viñuales, Ana; Colmenares, Luis C. (MDPI, 2020-11-13)
      The trend of research towards more sustainable materials is pushing the application of biopolymers in a variety of unexplored fields. In this regard, hydrogels are attracting significant attention as electrolytes for ...
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      Digitalization of Battery Manufacturing: Current Status, Challenges, and Opportunities 

      Ayerbe, Elixabete; Berecibar, Maitane; Clark, Simon; Franco, Alejandro A.; Ruhland, Janna (WILEY, 2021-12-09)
      As the world races to respond to the diverse and expanding demands for electrochemical energy storage solutions, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) remain the most advanced technology in the battery ecosystem. Even as unprecedented ...
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      Surrogate Model of the Optimum Global Battery Pack Thermal Management System Control 

      Arrinda, Mikel; Vertiz, Gorka; Sanchez, Denis; Makibar, Aitor; Macicior, Haritz (MDPI, 2022-02-24)
      The control of the battery-thermal-management-system (BTMS) is key to prevent catastrophic events and to ensure long lifespans of the batteries. Nonetheless, to achieve a high-quality control of BTMS, several technical ...
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      Influence of the Ambient Storage of LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2 Powder and Electrodes on the Electrochemical Performance in Li-ion Technology 

      De Meatza, Iratxe; Landa Medrano, Imanol; Sananes Israel, Susan; Eguía Barrio, Aitor; Bondarchuk, Oleksandr; Lijó Pando, Silvia; Boyano, Iker; Palomares Durán, Verónica ORCID; Rojo Aparicio, Teófilo ORCID; Grande, Hans-Jürgen; Urdampilleta, Idoia (MDPI, 2022-07-28)
      Nickel-rich LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2 (NMC811) is one of the most promising Li-ion battery cathode materials and has attracted the interest of the automotive industry. Nevertheless, storage conditions can affect its properties ...
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      Aero Grade Epoxy Vitrimer towards Commercialization 

      Ruiz de Luzuriaga, Alaitz; Markaide, Nerea; M. Salaberria, Asier; Azcune, Itxaso; Rekondo, Alaitz; Grande, Hans Jürgen (MDPI, 2022-08-04)
      Traditional crosslinked aero grade epoxy resins have excellent thermal-mechanical properties and solvent resistance, but they cannot be remolded, recycled, or repaired. Vitrimers can be topologically rearranged via an ...
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      Insights into the Electrochemical Performance of 1.8 Ah Pouch and 18650 Cylindrical NMC:LFP|Si:C Blend Li-ion Cells 

      Landa Medrano, Imanol; Eguía Barrio, Aitor; Sananes Israel, Susan; Porcher, Willy; Trad, Khiem; Moretti, Arianna; Vieira Carvalho, Diogo; Passerini, Stefano; De Meatza, Iratxe (MDPI, 2022-08-18)
      Silicon has become an integral negative electrode component for lithium-ion batteries in numerous applications including electric vehicles and renewable energy sources. However, its high capacity and low cycling stability ...
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      From Lab to Manufacturing Line: Guidelines for the Development and Upscaling of Aqueous Processed NMC622 Electrodes 

      De Meatza, Iratxe; Urdampilleta, Idoia; Boyano, Iker; Castrillo, Iker; Landa Medrano, Imanol; Sananes Israel, Susan; Eguía Barrio, Aitor; Palomares Durán, Verónica ORCID (The Electrochemical Society, 2023-01-24)
      Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have facilitated the transition to a more sustainable energy model. Paradoxically, current high energy cathodes are industrially processed using organic solvents, which are deleterious for the ...
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      High performance carbon free bifunctional air electrode for advanced zinc-air batteries 

      Ramos Mainar, Aroa; Blázquez, José Alberto; Frattini, Domenico; Enterría, Marina; Ortiz-Vitoriano, Nagore; Urdampilleta, Idoia; Grande, Hans-Jürgen (Elsevier Ltd, 2023-04-01)
      Secondary zinc-air batteries (ZABs) offer a promising alternative for the future of sustainable energy storage. However, the current capability of secondary ZABs is far from satisfactory. The limitations for achieving high ...
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      A practical perspective on the potential of rechargeable Mg batteries 

      Blázquez, J. Alberto; Maça, Rudi R.; Leonet, Olatz; Azaceta, Eneko; Mukherjee, Ayan; Zhao-Karger, Zhirong; Li, Zhenyou; Kovalevsky, Aleksey; Fernandez-Barquin, Ana; Mainar, Aroa R.; Jankowski, Piotr; Rademacher, Laurin; Dey, Sunita; Dutton, Sian E.; Grey, Clare P.; Drews, Janina; Hacker, Joachim; Danner, Timo; Latz, Arnulf; Sotta, Dane; Palacin, M. Rosa; Martin, Jean-Frederic; García Lastra, Juan Maria; Fichtner, Maximilian; Kundu, Sumana; Kraytsberg, Alexander; Ein-Eli, Yair; Noked, Malachi; Aurbach, Doron (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2023-04-14)
      Emerging energy storage systems based on abundant and cost-effective materials are key to overcome the global energy and climate crisis of the 21st century. Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries (RMB), based on Earth-abundant ...