Fundamentals of Energy Conversion Processes


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Activity of fuel cell catalysts doubled

Jul 3, 2019|

An interdisciplinary research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has built platinum nanoparticles for catalysis in fuel cells: The new size-optimized catalysts are twice as good as the best process commercially available today.

Overlooking the English Garden

Jun 17, 2019|

LMU's new Nano Institute on Königinstrasse was officially opened on June 17, 2019. Its research staff will seek novel ways of exploiting the unique properties of nanomaterials to enhance the efficiency of energy generation and storage.

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e-conversion Conference Venice
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We are proud to announce the first international e-conversion conference to be held at Venice International University (VIU), San Servolo, Italy from September 9 – 13, 2019.
Workshop on Chemical and Energy Conversion at Interfaces
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In a workshop organized by two members of the Young Academy of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, we will discuss recent results in the chemical and energy conversion at interfaces.

Recent Publications

Sabawa, Jarek; Bandarenka, Aliaksandr

Degradation mechanisms in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells caused by freeze-cycles: Investigation using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy Journal Article

ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, 311 , pp. 21-29, 2019, ISSN: 0013-4686.


Klein, Julian; Lorke,; Florian,; Sigger,; Sigl,; Rey,; Wierzbowski,; Cerne,; Mueller,; Mitterreiter,; Zimmermann,; Taniguchi,; Watanabe,; Wurstbauer, Ursula; Kaniber, Michael; Knap,; Schmidt,; Finley, Jonathan; Holleitner, Alexander

Site-selectively generated photon emitters in monolayer MoS2 via local helium ion irradiation Journal Article

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10 , 2019, ISSN: 2041-1723.


Biewald, Alexander; Giesbrecht, Nadja; Bein, Thomas; Docampo, Pablo; Hartschuh, Achim; Ciesielski, Richard

Temperature-Dependent Ambipolar Charge Carrier Mobility in Large-Crystal Hybrid Halide Perovskite Thin Films Journal Article

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11 (23), pp. 20838-20844, 2019, ISSN: 1944-8244.