News - 5 Jan 2021
New chemistry has created a high-performance and economical zinc-air battery, thus providing an attractive energy-storage solution.
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A research team led by...
News - 23 Dec 2020
Bigger is not always better, but here's something that starts small and gets better as it gets bigger.
Just light it up and see.
A team led by Rice University chemists Christy Landes and...
News - 17 Sep 2020
According to engineers from Rice University, a simpler and more efficient method to estimate performance will result in more improved batteries.
A graph that maps the capacity of batteries to...
News - 27 Feb 2018
In two latest publications, teams of researchers led by Penn State provide new insight of why synthetic 2D materials repeatedly perform orders of magnitude worse than estimated, and how to enhance...
News - 20 Oct 2017
Rechargeable batteries developed from magnesium, in place of lithium, possess the ability to increase the driving range of the electric vehicle by loading more energy into small-sized batteries....
News - 24 Mar 2017
Pollution and mankind’s dependence on petroleum products can both be reduced by capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and converting it to methanol and other useful chemicals. Therefore, scientists...
News - 22 Feb 2017
An elegant approach for ultrafine-grained ceramic coatings has been explained by researcher Pylin Sarobol in a rather inelegant manner - sub-micron particles splatting onto a surface.
News - 2 Sep 2016
Lithium metal electrodes have been considered a key contender by battery researchers, as these electrodes enhance the amount of energy that batteries are capable of storing without increasing...
News - 25 Apr 2016
High-quality energy storage materials can be obtained by growing them with as much surface area as possible. Similar to baking, this process requires an appropriate blend of a specific amount of...
News - 15 Dec 2015
A novel material has been discovered that is both highly conductive and optically transparent. This material could be used to produce next-gen touch screens at a fraction of the price they currently...