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Vol.16 No.5 <2018 September-November>

Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials
Strategic intergration of innovative materials

2018.12.20 Published


Effective combination of next-generation materials vital to the development of a sustainable society

Contents

<Special Talk> Future energy policy and the materials it needs

Takao Kashiwagi (Distinguished Professor and Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology,
Chairman of the Advanced Cogeneration and Energy Utilization Center JAPAN (ACEJ))
Kazunori Takada (Director, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS))

Converting exhaust heat into electricity using ubiquitous chemical elements

Yoshikazu Shinohara (Group Leader, Thermoelectric Materials Group, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials)
Yoshiki Takagiwa (Senior Researcher, Thermoelectric Materials Group, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials)

Materials enabling production of hydrogen, a promising major energy source for the future society

Chikashi Nishimura (Deputy Director, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, Group Leader, Hydrogen Production Materials)
Hideki Abe (Chief Researcher, Hydrogen Production Materials Group, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials)

Development of ultralight, large-capacity lithium air battery in partnership with SoftBank

Kimihiko Ito (Principal Researcher, Rechargeable Battery Materials Group, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials)

Perovskite solar cells with improved power generation efficiency and durability

Yasuhiro Shirai (Principal Researcher, Interfacial Energy Conversion Group, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials)

What is GREEN?/What is the NIMS Battery Research Platform?

<Science is even more amazing than you think (maybe…)> Microplastics

Text by Akio Etori
Illustration by Joe Okada(vision track)


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