Funding for this research was provided by:
Innovation and Technology Fund (No.: ITS/017/19)
Research Grants Council, University Grants Committee (No.: C1002-21G)
National Foundation of Natural Science, China
Received: 7 December 2021
Accepted: 6 May 2022
First Online: 24 May 2022
: The authors declare the following competing interests: Q.C., L.L., and Y.C.A.T. filed a U.S. provisional (No.: 63/283,193) and a Chinese (No.: 202111506478.8) patent applications on the fabrication of the nanoporous Zn electrode and its use in Zn batteries.