Sustainable energy sources and energy storage technologies are of paramount importance in the sociopolitical maelstrom of consumption and distribution of a finite supply of fossil fuels.JULIO D'ARCY - 'Storing Energy in Plastics'
Visiting Scholar 2013-2014
Hosted by Prof. Paula Hammond, Department of Chemical Engineering
Julio D’Arcy is an assistant professor of chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis. He received his PhD in Chemistry at UCLA, and his areas of expertise are conjugated polymers, electrochemistry, and thin film composite devices with a particular interest in energy applications.
Julio D'Arcy teaches us how to create a homemade, portable CVD chamber.
Sun Hwa Lee, Jonathon R. Harding, David S. Liu, Julio M. D’Arcy, Yang Shao-Horn, and Paula T. Hammond. "Li-Anode Protective Layers for Li Rechargeable Batteries via Layer-by-Layer Approaches." Chemistry of Materials 2014 26 (8), 2579-2585.
Henry D. Tran, Yue Wang, Julio M. D’Arcy, and Richard B. Kaner. "Toward an Understanding of the Formation of Conducting Polymer Nanofibers." ACS Nano 2008 2 (9), 1841-1848.
Julio M. D’Arcy, Maher F. El-Kady, Pwint P. Khine, Linghong Zhang, Sun Hwa Lee, Nicole R. Davis, David S. Liu, Michael T. Yeung, Sung Yeol Kim, Christopher L. Turner, Andrew T. Lech, Paula T. Hammond, and Richard B. Kaner. "Vapor-Phase Polymerization of Nanofibrillar Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) for Supercapacitors." ACS Nano 2014 8 (2), 1500-1510.