Energy & Environmental Science

(The TQCC of Energy & Environmental Science is 139. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
The role of hydrogen and fuel cells in the global energy system1624
Solar absorber material and system designs for photothermal water vaporization towards clean water and energy production894
Issues and opportunities facing aqueous zinc-ion batteries889
Defect-rich and ultrathin N doped carbon nanosheets as advanced trifunctional metal-free electrocatalysts for the ORR, OER and HER847
Long-life and deeply rechargeable aqueous Zn anodes enabled by a multifunctional brightener-inspired interphase831
Recent progress made in the mechanism comprehension and design of electrocatalysts for alkaline water splitting745
Semiconductor polymeric graphitic carbon nitride photocatalysts: the “holy grail” for the photocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction under visible light607
Highly active atomically dispersed CoN4 fuel cell cathode catalysts derived from surfactant-assisted MOFs: carbon-shell confinement strategy566
CO2 reduction on gas-diffusion electrodes and why catalytic performance must be assessed at commercially-relevant conditions509
Interpretation and evolution of open-circuit voltage, recombination, ideality factor and subgap defect states during reversible light-soaking and irreversible degradation of perovskite solar cells486
An interface stabilized perovskite solar cell with high stabilized efficiency and low voltage loss437
Freestanding 1T MoS2/graphene heterostructures as a highly efficient electrocatalyst for lithium polysulfides in Li–S batteries418
The impact of energy alignment and interfacial recombination on the internal and external open-circuit voltage of perovskite solar cells417
Chemical stability and instability of inorganic halide perovskites414
A flexible rechargeable aqueous zinc manganese-dioxide battery working at −20 °C398
Expanded hydrated vanadate for high-performance aqueous zinc-ion batteries367
High-performance fuel cell cathodes exclusively containing atomically dispersed iron active sites354
Nature-inspired salt resistant bimodal porous solar evaporator for efficient and stable water desalination353
Efficient alkaline hydrogen evolution on atomically dispersed Ni–Nx Species anchored porous carbon with embedded Ni nanoparticles by accelerating water dissociation kinetics353
Defect engineering in earth-abundant electrocatalysts for CO2 and N2 reduction352
Redefining the Robeson upper bounds for CO2/CH4 and CO2/N2 separations using a series of ultrapermeable benzotriptycene-based polymers of intrinsic micropor346
Emerging applications of biochar-based materials for energy storage and conversion345
Direct observation of active catalyst surface phases and the effect of dynamic self-optimization in NiFe-layered double hydroxides for alkaline water splitting332
Recent progress of inorganic perovskite solar cells331
Pt-Based electrocatalysts with high atom utilization efficiency: from nanostructures to single atoms322
Exploring competitive features of stationary sodium ion batteries for electrochemical energy storage322
A universal synthesis strategy for P-rich noble metal diphosphide-based electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction318
Conformal monolayer contacts with lossless interfaces for perovskite single junction and monolithic tandem solar cells313
Enhancing interfacial contact in all solid state batteries with a cathode-supported solid electrolyte membrane framework310
Highly stable single Pt atomic sites anchored on aniline-stacked graphene for hydrogen evolution reaction309
Extremely stable antimony–carbon composite anodes for potassium-ion batteries308
Dual-graphite cells based on the reversible intercalation of bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide anions from an ionic liquid electrolyte305
Ultrahigh energy storage density lead-free multilayers by controlled electrical homogeneity304
A monothiophene unit incorporating both fluoro and ester substitution enabling high-performance donor polymers for non-fullerene solar cells with 16.4% efficiency301
Understanding cation effects in electrochemical CO2 reduction299
Two-dimensional materials in semiconductor photoelectrocatalytic systems for water splitting299
Freestanding film made by necklace-like N-doped hollow carbon with hierarchical pores for high-performance potassium-ion storage296
Oxide perovskites, double perovskites and derivatives for electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, and photovoltaics288
Solar thermochemical splitting of CO2 into separate streams of CO and O2 with high selectivity, stability, conversion, and efficiency285
Efficient CO2 to CO electrolysis on solid Ni–N–C catalysts at industrial current densities275
Spatially isolating salt crystallisation from water evaporation for continuous solar steam generation and salt harvesting268
A general dual-templating approach to biomass-derived hierarchically porous heteroatom-doped carbon materials for enhanced electrocatalytic oxygen reduction263
Lattice strain causes non-radiative losses in halide perovskites263
Atomically dispersed metal catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction: synthesis, characterization, reaction mechanisms and electrochemical energy applications259
NaCrO2 cathode for high-rate sodium-ion batteries258
The Achilles' heel of iron-based catalysts during oxygen reduction in an acidic medium257
Bisalt ether electrolytes: a pathway towards lithium metal batteries with Ni-rich cathodes253
Layered and two dimensional metal oxides for electrochemical energy conversion249
Durability challenges of anion exchange membrane fuel cells246
A generic green solvent concept boosting the power conversion efficiency of all-polymer solar cells to 11%246
A bird's-eye view of Li-stuffed garnet-type Li7La3Zr2O12 ceramic electrolytes for advanced all-solid-state Li batteries243
Challenges and prospects of 3D micro-supercapacitors for powering the internet of things239
Textured interfaces in monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells: advanced light management for improved efficiency and energy yield233
Unveiling dual-linkage 3D hexaiminobenzene metal–organic frameworks towards long-lasting advanced reversible Zn–air batteries232
Alkali-induced 3D crinkled porous Ti3C2 MXene architectures coupled with NiCoP bimetallic phosphide nanoparticles as anodes for high-performance sodium-ion batteries231
A general route via formamide condensation to prepare atomically dispersed metal–nitrogen–carbon electrocatalysts for energy technologies225
From scalable solution fabrication of perovskite films towards commercialization of solar cells222
Chemical looping beyond combustion – a perspective215
Air-stable Li3InCl6 electrolyte with high voltage compatibility for all-solid-state batteries213
Advantageous crystalline–amorphous phase boundary for enhanced electrochemical water oxidation212
Chemically exfoliated transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based wearable thermoelectric generators210
Levelized cost of CO2mitigation from hydrogen production routes210
Principles of photothermal gas-phase heterogeneous CO2 catalysis205
Crystal water for high performance layered manganese oxide cathodes in aqueous rechargeable zinc batteries203
The origin of low thermal conductivity in Sn1−xSbxTe: phonon scattering via layered intergrowth nanostructures203
A large area (70 cm2) monolithic perovskite solar module with a high efficiency and stability199
A nonfullerene acceptor with a 1000 nm absorption edge enables ternary organic solar cells with improved optical and morphological properties and efficiencies over 15%199
High-performance conjugated polymer donor materials for polymer solar cells with narrow-bandgap nonfullerene acceptors197
Pathways to electrochemical solar-hydrogen technologies196
Atomic interface effect of a single atom copper catalyst for enhanced oxygen reduction reactions196
Towards membrane-electrode assembly systems for CO2 reduction: a modeling study192
Engineering robust metal–phenolic network membranes for uranium extraction from seawater192
Fabrication of CdS hierarchical multi-cavity hollow particles for efficient visible light CO2 reduction188
Intramolecular electronic coupling in porous iron cobalt (oxy)phosphide nanoboxes enhances the electrocatalytic activity for oxygen evolution187
Recent advances in the interface engineering of solid-state Li-ion batteries with artificial buffer layers: challenges, materials, construction, and characterization187
Formation of lattice-dislocated bismuth nanowires on copper foam for enhanced electrocatalytic CO2 reduction at low overpotential180
Medium-temperature thermoelectric GeTe: vacancy suppression and band structure engineering leading to high performance173
Carbon-based materials for stable, cheaper and large-scale processable perovskite solar cells171
Adverse effects of interlayer-gliding in layered transition-metal oxides on electrochemical sodium-ion storage169
Radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes: the switch from low- to high-density polyethylene leads to remarkably enhanced fuel cell performance166
A universal layer-by-layer solution-processing approach for efficient non-fullerene organic solar cells165
Multi-anionic and -cationic compounds: new high entropy materials for advanced Li-ion batteries165
Recent advances in understanding Li–CO2 electrochemistry164
20.7% highly reproducible inverted planar perovskite solar cells with enhanced fill factor and eliminated hysteresis162
Ultrahigh-voltage integrated micro-supercapacitors with designable shapes and superior flexibility162
Protonic ceramic electrochemical cells for hydrogen production and electricity generation: exceptional reversibility, stability, and demonstrated faradaic efficiency160
Helical cobalt borophosphates to master durable overall water-splitting158
Ethylene-glycol ligand environment facilitates highly efficient hydrogen evolution of Pt/CoP through proton concentration and hydrogen spillover156
3D porous graphitic nanocarbon for enhancing the performance and durability of Pt catalysts: a balance between graphitization and hierarchical porosity156
Organic interfacial materials for perovskite-based optoelectronic devices153
Staging Na/K-ion de-/intercalation of graphite retrieved from spent Li-ion batteries: in operando X-ray diffraction studies and an advanced anode material for Na/K-ion batteries153
An alkaline polymer electrolyte CO2 electrolyzer operated with pure water149
Rechargeable ultrahigh-capacity tellurium–aluminum batteries149
In situ formation of a bifunctional interlayer enabled by a conversion reaction to initiatively prevent lithium dendrites in a garnet solid electrolyte145
3D hierarchical porous amidoxime fibers speed up uranium extraction from seawater144
Towards stable and efficient electrolytes for room-temperature rechargeable calcium batteries141
Advances in three-dimensional graphene-based materials: configurations, preparation and application in secondary metal (Li, Na, K, Mg, Al)-ion batteries141
Formic acid, a biomass-derived source of energy and hydrogen for biomass upgrading141
Over 14% efficiency all-polymer solar cells enabled by a low bandgap polymer acceptor with low energy loss and efficient charge separation140
Liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHCs) – techno-economic analysis of LOHCs in a defined process chain139
How transport layer properties affect perovskite solar cell performance: insights from a coupled charge transport/ion migration model139