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# Obszar badawczy Dziedzina naukowa
1 Our scientific activity has a multidisciplinary character and the research interests range from fundamental inorganic and organometallic chemistry to supramolecular chemistry to catalysis, materials science, and nanotechnology. A distinctive feature of our investigations is transferring curiosity-driven molecular-level fundamental research to practical applications that include i) catalysis and small molecules activation (O2, N2, CO2, and SO2), ii) heavy-metal free quantum dots for electronic devices, biomedicine, and catalysis, iii) hybrid inorganic-organic perovskites for the new generation photovoltaic solar cells, and iv) porous materials for gas storage and separation, catalysis, and drug encapsulation. We exploit omnipotent wet synthetic procedures as well as solid-state transformations like mechanochemistry (i.e. reactions driven by mechanical force) and slow chemistry (i.e., solid-state transformation without external stimuli).
2 The research focuses on manufacturing, characterization and numerical modelling techniques to design the microstructure and properties of porous materials and the processes taking place in them. Fabrication of materials is based on such techniques as: tape casting, 3D printing, chemical and electrochemical surface modification. Characterization includes advanced studies of the structure of materials (porosity measurements, electron microscopy, X-ray tomography, FIB-SEM and quantitative analysis of both 2D and 3D structure images). Characterization also includes electrochemical testing (including EIS tests), permeability and electrical conductivity tests. An important element of the research is the modeling of structure, properties and processes using advanced computer modeling techniques, such as: DFT, molecular dynamics and FEM. The area of application of the manufactured materials includes, in particular: catalysts, fuel cells, filters and membranes – passive and active, liquid and gas storage, heat exchangers, acoustic barriers, heat barriers.