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489 A Study on the Interrelationship between the Microstructural Features and the Elevated Temperature Strength of Multicomponent Al-Si-Cu-Ni Casting Alloys
다성분계 Al-Si-Cu-Ni 합금의 미세조직적 인자와 고온강도의 상관관계에 대한 연구
Min-Su Jo, Young-Hee Cho, Jung-Moo Lee, Soo-Bae Kim, Su-Hyeon Kim, Jae-il Jang
조민수, 조영희, 이정무, 김수배, 김수현, 장재일
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):489-501.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.489

The elevated temperature strength of multicomponent Al-Si alloys is greatly affected by the volume fraction and the interconnectivity of hard phases formed upon solidification. In the present investigation, such influences were examined for two Al-Si-Cu-Ni alloys with different total volume fractions of hard phases. To control the microstructural features related..... More

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502 Effect of Ethylene Glycol on the Dissolution of Palladium with HCl Solution Containing Oxidizing Agents and Selective Precipitation of Pd(IV) Compound
Viet Nhan Hoa Nguyen, Si Jeong Song, Man Seung Lee
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):502-510.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.502

There is growing interest in the recovery of pure palladium (Pd) compound from cemented Pd from spent electroplating solutions due to increasing demand for Pd, and there is considerable motivation to develop an efficient recovery process. In conventional methods of leaching Pd metal, HCl solutions containing oxidizing agents are employed...... More

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511 Thickness Dependence of Cu-layer-based Transparent Heaters
Cu 박막의 두께 변화에 따른 면상발열체 특성 연구
Dooho Choi
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):511-516.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.511

In this study, ultrathin (4-40 nm) Cu-layer-based transparent heaters prepared on glass substrates were investigated for cost-effective applications. The Cu heaters were embedded between ZnO layers serving as anti-reflection and anti-corrosion layers. The Cu layer thicknesses varied in the range of 4-40 nm, and the corresponding structural, electrical, optical and..... More

517 Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water-Splitting through Application of Layer by Layer (LBL) and Hydrothermal (HT) Methods in TiO2 and α-Fe2O3 Hierarchical Structures
Aryan Azad, Sun Jae Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):517-522.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.517

Improving solar energy conversion efficiency and reducing energy loss have become critical issues in recent decades. Photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting provides an ideal method for solar energy harvesting and is a key factor in decreasing the use of fossil fuels. Thus, it is extremely important to identify cost-effective, highly active,..... More

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523 Electrochemical Performance of the Ni-Fe Based Metal-Support Solid Oxide Fuel Cell with Ba-Sr-Co-Fe-O and La-Sr-Mn-O Cathodes
Ba-Sr-Co-Fe 산화물과 La-Sr-Mn 산화물 양극을 포함하는 Ni-Fe 기반 금속지지형 고체산화물 연료전지의 전기화학적 성능
Sang Eun Lee, Jun Seo Park, Hee Jung Park
이상은, 박준서, 박희정
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):523-530.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.523

Unlike conventional solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) where ceramic materials have been used as a support, in this study a new SOFC structure with a metal support and a contact layer between the support and anode is suggested. A mixture of Ni-Fe alloy and zirconia ceramics as the contact layer..... More

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531 Enhancement of thermoelectric power factor by modulation doping of bulk polycrystalline SnS / thin film PEDOT:PSS bilayer
벌크 다결정 SnS / PEDOT:PSS 박막 이중층에서의 변조 도핑을 통한 열전 역률 강화
Dongwook Lee
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):531-536.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.531

Modulation doping occurs in a heterojunction where a charge carrier-rich material transfers charge to a carrier-deficient material. The modulation-doped material is intentionally selected to have higher charge carrier mobility than the modulation dopant material, so that the overall electrical conductivity can be boosted. Although this modulation doping strategy has proven..... More

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537 High-throughput Screening Computation for Discovery of Porous Zeolites for Hydrogen Storage
수소 저장용 다공성 제올라이트 탐색을 위한 고속 대량 스크리닝 계산
Byung Chul Yeo
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):537-544.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.537

Hydrogen is considered an attractive energy resource because it is eco-friendly in contrast with fossil fuels. Hydrogen storage remains as essential technology for increasing the use of the hydrogen in applications such as hydrogen vehicles and fuel cells. Hydrogen storage requires retaining a high density of hydrogen molecules at ambient..... More

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545 Properties of Perovskite Solar Cells with Low Temperature Sintered SnO2 Electron Transport Layers
저온 소결 처리된 SnO2 전자전달층을 가진 페로브스카이트 태양전지의 물성
Hojun Kim, Yongwook Lee, Yeongjun Oh, Kwangbae Kim, Ohsung Song
김호준, 이용욱, 오영준, 김광배, 송오성
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):545-550.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.545

This study investigated the photovoltaic properties and microstructure of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) with an ITO/SnO2/perovskite/HTL/Au electrode configuration, developed with varying sintering temperatures (100~200°C). The goal was to use SnO2 ink as the electron transport layer (ETL) by low-temperature sintering. TGA-DTA analysis was conducted to determine the optimum sintering temperature..... More

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551 Physical Vapor Transport Process for Highly Purified Hg2Br2 Crystal: from Powder Purification to Crystal Growth
Ojun Kwon, Yonghui Song, Shi-Gwan Woo, Woojin Park, Byungjin Cho
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(7):551-556.   Published online 2022 Jun 3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.7.551

High quality Hg2Br2 crystal grown via the physical vapor transport (PVT) process is essential for the fabrication of the acousto-optic tunable filters (AOTFs) module. The full process flow, including powder purification and crystal growth, should be systematically established, but there have been few reports about the fully established process flow..... More

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