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As economies around the world decarbonise, demand for energy products using new energy materials is forecast to increase 10-fold by 2030.1 Australia is abundantly rich in the new energy materials (e.g. lithium, vanadium, nickel, cobalt, Rare Earth Elements (REEs) and graphite) that are fundamental to future battery industries.
Engineers at ANU have invented a semiconductor with organic and inorganic materials that converts electricity into light, is thin and flexible enough to make mobiles bendable, and opens the door to a new generation of devices that will be biodegradable or easily recycled.