Focus and Coverage
APL Energy welcomes the most significant and exciting scientific developments related to energy and the integration of different energy technologies. It covers diverse areas of energy research and applications: novel materials for energy and energy sources, applications of energy generation, storage, and harvesting, comprising all categories of renewable energy and sustainability. The journal also considers research that addresses circular economy, machine learning, and the environmental impact of energy technologies. The journal welcomes interdisciplinary research from physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, and related fields that develop energy technology and applications. APL Energy aims at bridging the gap between groundbreaking research and technological innovation.
Topics covered in APL Energy include but are not limited to:
- Storage: batteries, capacitors, supercapacitors, solar energy storage, thermal energy storage, hydrogen storage, superconducting magnetic energy, renewable heating and cooling
- Harvesting: photovoltaics, nanogenerators, electromagnetics, piezoelectrics, piezophototronics, ferroelectrics, triboelectrics, thermoelectronics, natural resources
- Conversion and Generation: fuel cells and electrolyzers, bioenergy, catalysis, photocatalysis (solar fuels and water splitting), electrocatalysis, photoelectrochemicals, CO2 and other greenhouse gas remediation, advances in H2 generation, advanced nuclear energy
- Hybrid energy: PiezoCatalytic, ElectroMagnetic, SolarKinetic, PyroElectric, ThermoElectric, TriboElectric, PhotoPiezoElectric, IOT Devices, self-powered devices, wearables, spintronics, quantum computers
- Materials for energy: novel materials, materials stability, synthesis and characterization protocols and standards, in-situ and in-operando characterization
- Renewable energy and Sustainability: green chemistry, circular economy, carbon capture, nanotoxicology, sustainability, recyclability, CO2 management
- Other topics: innovation in energy, power systems, materials and device stability, lifetime protocols and standards, acceleration analysis for lifespan assessment, novel methods for the scaleup of the synthesis and fabrication of materials and devices for energy
Open Access Statement
APL Energy is an open access journal. Articles published in APL Energy are freely accessible, without restrictions, to the global public. Authors who wish to publish in APL Energy retain the copyright to their work under a Creative Commons license. Under this license, users are free to share and adapt the material in any format, provided appropriate credit is given. Visit the AIP Publishing Open Access Policy for more information about our policies on open access.