11/2018 Invited talk at Paderborn University
Group leader Dr. Martin Oschatz gave the talk entitled "Nanoporous Carbon Materials for Understanding of Structure-Performace Relationships in Energy Applications and Gas Adsorption" at the chemical colloquium of Paderborn University. Many thanks to Prof. Dr. Michael Tiemann and Prof. Dr. Thomas Kühne for the invitation and the inspiring discussions!
11/2018 Congratulations to Master student Konstantin Schutjajew
Master student Konstantin Schutjajew sucessfully finished and defended his Master thesis entitled "Phase Transitions of Ionic Liquids Confined in Charged Carbon Nanopores". The thesis has been rated with the best possible grade. Congratulations from the carbon team to Konstantin for an outstanding piece of work! Great thanks also to Runyu who was always there for Konstantin at the beginning of his labwork!
11/2018 New papers published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Advanced Energy Materials with our collaborators Bernhard Schmidt and Markus Niederberger
Collaborators Dr. Bernhard Schmidt (MPIKG) and Jongkook Hwang (Utrecht University) have published their paper entitled "Solvent Mediated Morphology Control of Zn MOFs as Carbon Templates for Application in Supercapacitors" in Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congratulations to Bernhard and Jongkook! Our colleagues from the group of Prof. Dr. Markus Niederberger (ETH Zürich) published the paper entitled "Fast Na‐Ion Intercalation in Zinc Vanadate for High‐Performance Na‐Ion Hybrid Capacitor" in Advanced Energy Materials. Congratulations to Markus and his group!
10/2018 Visit to Utrecht University
Martin visited Prof. Krijn P. de Jong and Prof. Petra E. de Jong at the University of Utrecht and gave a lecture entitled "Molecular design of templated nanoporous carbon materials and their application in catalysis, gas adsorption, and electrochemical energy storage". Many thanks to Krijn and Petra for the great hospitality. I really enjoyed to meet my old friends and colleagues!
10/2018 3 new papers published
Ralf and Martin published a persective article about "Crucial Factors for the Application of Functional Nanoporous Carbon-Based Materials in Energy and Environmental Applications" in C-Journal of Carbon Research. The paper is part of the special issue "Special Issue "Functional Nanoporous Carbon-Based Materials" which Martin managed as a guest editor. Zhihong Tian`s article entitled "C2NxO1−x framework carbons with defined microporosity and Co-doped functional pores" has been published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Former PhD student Sandy Lama published her research on "Tandem Promotion of Iron Catalysts by Sodium-Sulfur and Nitrogen-doped Carbon layers on Carbon Nanotube Supports for the Fischer-Tropsch to Olefins Synthesis" in Applied Catalysis A: General. The study has been carried out in collaboration with the group of Krijn P. de Jong from Utrecht University. Thanks to all collaborators and congratulations to Ralf, Zhihong, and Sandy.