News - 6 Mar 2019
Nowadays, when people talk about automobiles, they no longer simply refer to a four-wheel device with seats that are designed to transport individuals from point A to B.
Instead, they increasingly...
News - 5 Mar 2019
Tiny steps can make a huge difference to scientists who are keen to develop large wafers of two-dimensional (2D) material.
Atom-sized steps in a substrate offer the means for 2D crystals...
News - 4 Mar 2019
In order to design lightweight vehicles, manufacturers have to integrate highly durable and lightweight carbon fiber-reinforced plastics with functional metal components.
Now, researchers at...
News - 28 Feb 2019
EPFL chemists have produced a new iron-nickel oxide catalyst for water splitting. Water splitting is the reaction through which hydrogen fuel is produced.
The patent-pending catalyst exhibits...
News - 11 Feb 2019
For the first time, scientists have successfully imaged “edge conduction” in a recently discovered 2D quantum material and topological insulator called monolayer tungsten ditelluride, or...
News - 7 Feb 2019
A new type of flexible and extremely thin bipolar plate developed from polymer allows batteries to be manufactured cost effectively. At the Hannover Messe Preview on January 24, 2019 (Hall 19) and the...
News - 29 Jan 2019
Picture a world where a range of electronics, including laptops, smartphones, and wearables, run without batteries.
Taking a step in that direction, scientists from MIT and elsewhere have...
News - 25 Jan 2019
A joining gun that forms a bond between metal and thermoplastic materials within a matter of few seconds has been created by the researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam...
News - 25 Jan 2019
The present generation of battery systems, whether utilized in electric cars or for power supply, is based on a sequence of individual interconnected cells, which have a number of drawbacks in terms...
News - 24 Jan 2019
A new study by researchers from the Binghamton University and the State University of New York has paved the way for simplifying the process of water splitting, which involves harvesting solar energy...