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Brush Group Optimises Turbogenerator Design with Ansys Multiphysics Solutions

The Brush Group, the largest independent manufacturer of turbogenerators in the world, is boosting performance of its generators for gas, steam and hydro-turbine drive applications by leveraging ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) mult... [More]
Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Researchers from the Aalto University and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya have achieved a record-breaking 22.1% efficiency on nanostructured silicon solar cells. The Fraunhofer ISE CalLab has certified this record efficiency. [More]
Researchers Develop Stable Photoelectrode for Artificial Photosynthesis

Researchers Develop Stable Photoelectrode for Artificial Photosynthesis

Researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) Institute for Solar Fuels have developed an innovative stable photoelectrode that holds promise for artificial photosynthesis. This study has been done under the "Light2Hydrogen" BMBF Cluster project and as part of the "Solar H2" DFG Priority programme. [More]
New Firmware for Yokogawa ScopeCorder Series Adds Direct MATLAB File Saving Plus Enhanced Measurement and Recording Capabilities

New Firmware for Yokogawa ScopeCorder Series Adds Direct MATLAB File Saving Plus Enhanced Measurement and Recording Capabilities

Yokogawa has released firmware Version 3.20 for the DL850 ScopeCorder series of instruments, which combine the features of a high-speed oscilloscope and those of a traditional data acquisition recorder in a single, portable instrument. [More]
Researchers Artificially Harness Photosynthesis to Assist in Making Everyday Items

Researchers Artificially Harness Photosynthesis to Assist in Making Everyday Items

Researchers Peidong Yang, Michelle C. Y. Chang, Christopher J. Chang and their teams took on the challenge of finding an alternative that would significantly cut mankind’s dependence on fossil fuels. [More]
New Battery Imaging Method to Improve Energy Storage

New Battery Imaging Method to Improve Energy Storage

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Brookhaven National Laboratory have formulated an innovative X-ray imaging method to visualize and analyze electrochemical reactions generated within lithium-ion rechargeable batteries which contains iron fluoride, a new kind of material. [More]
HiPoSwitch Project Develops High-Efficiency, Lightning-Fast Gallium Nitride Power Switches

HiPoSwitch Project Develops High-Efficiency, Lightning-Fast Gallium Nitride Power Switches

The European HiPoSwitch project has developed novel nitride (GaN) transistors for high efficiency, high speed gallium nitride power switches. [More]
X-ray Fluorescence Detector Reveals Structural Changes in Lithium-Ion Batteries

X-ray Fluorescence Detector Reveals Structural Changes in Lithium-Ion Batteries

A team of researchers at DESY's X-ray source PETRA III, has observed structural changes in lithium-ion batteries for the first time. Led by Dr. Ulrike Bösenberg, the researchers performed fluorescence studies, which revealed that the internal structure of the battery material was significantly damaged following just a few charging cycles. The study results will appear in the latest edition of the academic journal Chemistry of Materials. [More]
Researchers Make Breakthrough in Synthetic Pathway for Biosynthesis of Renewable Propane

Researchers Make Breakthrough in Synthetic Pathway for Biosynthesis of Renewable Propane

Scientists from the University of Manchester’s Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) along with colleagues at University of Turku and Imperial College London have developed synthetic pathways that will assist in renewable biosynthesis of propane. Their findings form a part of a larger research work focused on developing next-generation biofuels, and will provide valuable insight into its development. [More]
Convion, Fraunhofer IKTS and Plansee Present Their Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Innovations at Hannover Fair.

Convion, Fraunhofer IKTS and Plansee Present Their Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Innovations at Hannover Fair.

Convion LTD, Fraunhofer IKTS and Plansee SE have one common goal: to contribute to the breakthrough of SOFC technology as a future form of affordable, reliable, and clean energy. [More]