Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy


Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials


The modernization of human life has set up a huge demand for smart portable electronic gadgets and large-scale electric appliance for applications in daily life. The list of these electronic appliances ranges from the very popular smart mobile phone to environmentally friendly electric cars and the robotic rover 'Curiosity', the ultimate human technology working on Mars, which represents the necessity of electronics to explore beyond our world. To make these electronics more hanly and suitable for daily life, a compatible and sustainable power supply is a must. Portable energy storage devices have attracted enormous attention as backup power supplies for modern electronics and to resolve ever-increasing environmental concerns through their capacity to work with intermittent renewable energy sources.