News - 17 Oct 2018
A British solar plane set an unofficial flight-endurance record in July 2008 by continuously remaining in flight for more than three days.
Lithium-sulfur batteries emerged as one of the...
News - 19 Oct 2016
Dendrites are whiskers of lithium that grow inside batteries, and they can cause fires like those in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. They are considered a major issue for next-generation lithium...
News - 11 Feb 2015
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, along with support from BASF, have developed a broad color palette of electrochromic polymer materials that can be used for tinting windows,...
News - 30 Jul 2014
Global aluminium consumption is growing steadily. Above all the transport sector is driving growth, with CO2 reduction targets in Europe and the US accelerating demand for lightweight base materials....
Article - 18 Dec 2020
Lithium-air batteries were originally proposed in the 1970s as a possible power source for battery electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles. Theoretical specific energy of nearly 11,700 Wh kg-1,...
Article - 17 Dec 2020
The electric vehicle revolution is currently powered significantly by nickel (Ni) in lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. This article will look at the current and future use of high nickel in electric...
Article - 15 Dec 2020
Refractory metals are a broad class of metallic materials that exhibit superior durability to mechanical and thermal stress.
Article - 1 Sep 2020
In this interview, AZoM talks to Dr. Y. Shirley Meng, Professor of Materials Science at the University of San Diego, about battery research, and how electron microscopy plays a vital role within it.
Article - 3 Apr 2020
Aerogels founded on graphene-oxide/reduced graphene oxide are a relatively new but promising composite material. They have a specific architecture that stops the accumulation of graphene layers with...
Article - 18 Mar 2020
This article discusses the different aspects of superior particle size distribution measurement.