ARC Nanotechnology Network
Centre for Clean Energy Techonology

Centre for Clean Energy Techonology

Name of Group Leader:

Prof. Guoxiu Wang  

Physical Address:

Centre for Clean Energy Technology
University of Technology Sydney
City Campus
15 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007


+61 2 95141741  


61 2 95141460  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

perform extensive research into electromaterials for applications in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, lithium-air batteries, Na-ion batteries, lithium–sulfur batteries, supercapacitors and fuel-cells, controllable synthesis of one dimensional semiconductor nanostructures and their applications for chemical and biosensors, and semiconductor quantum dots, quantum wires and quantum tubes for nanoscale electronic and photonic devices  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

12 PhD students, 6 research staff, 10 support staff; $500000 per year  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Materials preparation and electrochemical testing

MBraun Inert Atmosphere Glove-boxes (2), Germany

MTI High temperature furnace / Split tube furnace, USA

Neware Battery Testers (400 channels)

Land battery Testers (48 channels)

CH Instruments Electrochemical Workstations (3) , USA

Rotating Disk Electrode connected to a Bipotentiostat, Pine Research Instrumentation

Nano NC Electrospinning/spraysystem/Electrospinning machine

WS-30 gas sensing tester

Ball mill equipment

Pressing machine

Hot plates

High Speed Centrifuge H1650

Westing House Fridge

Hohsen hand operated coin-cell crimper, Japan

Vacuum drying oven VDO-30CH

BUCHI 461Rotavapor water bath, Switzerland

Unisonics Ultrasonic cleaner/probes/horns

BRANSON digital sonifier

Mettler Toledo Lab Balances

Chemical/microstructral characterisation

Raman spectrometer

UV-VIS spectrometers

Atomic Force Microscope [AFM] with nanomanipulator

MicroActive for 3 Flex

Physical characterisation

X-ray diffraction [XRD]

Scanning Electron Microscope[SEM]

Simultaneous TG-DTA

Transmission electron microscopy[TEM] (opens an external site)
Electron Microscope Unit at the University of New South Wales (opens an external site)

UNICO 1100 spectrophotometer

Theoretical Analysis

High-Performance Computer Workstation  



Collaboration Information


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