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Novel Thermoelectric Generator Turns Waste Heat Into Electricity

Novel Thermoelectric Generator Turns Waste Heat Into Electricity

It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang Chen. [More]
Strongest Evidence for Presence of Nanoflares on the Sun

Strongest Evidence for Presence of Nanoflares on the Sun

Scientists have recently gathered some of the strongest evidence to date to explain what makes the sun's outer atmosphere so much hotter than its surface. [More]
Fuel Cells’ Process to Produce Electricity Tracked Using High-Brilliance X-rays

Fuel Cells’ Process to Produce Electricity Tracked Using High-Brilliance X-rays

Using high-brilliance X-rays, researchers track the process that fuel cells use to produce electricity, knowledge that will help make large-scale alternative energy power systems more practical and reliable [More]
Novel Nano Particle Catalysts Facilitate Opposite Reactions

Novel Nano Particle Catalysts Facilitate Opposite Reactions

Chemists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have made a decisive step towards more cost-efficient regenerative fuel cells and rechargeable metal-air batteries. They developed a new type of catalyst on the basis of carbon, which can facilitate two opposite reactions: electrolysis of water and combustion of hydrogen with oxygen. [More]
Nano-Silicon Synthesised from Beach Sand Holds Promise for Li-ion Batteries with Longer Life

Nano-Silicon Synthesised from Beach Sand Holds Promise for Li-ion Batteries with Longer Life

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand. [More]
Flexible Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Operates Self-Powered Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker

Flexible Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Operates Self-Powered Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker

Daejeon, Republic of Korea, June 23, 2014--As the number of pacemakers implanted each year reaches into the millions worldwide, improving the lifespan of pacemaker batteries has been of great concern for developers and manufacturers. Currently, pacemaker batteries last seven years on average, requiring frequent replacements, which may pose patients to a potential risk involved in medical procedures. [More]
mPhase Wins Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for Nanobattery Technology

mPhase Wins Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for Nanobattery Technology

Based on its analysis of the advanced battery market, Frost & Sullivan recognized mPhase Technologies, Inc. (XDSL) with the 2013 North America Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for its pioneering nanobattery technology. [More]
mPhase Signs CRADA with US Army to Advance Smart Nanobattery Technologies

mPhase Signs CRADA with US Army to Advance Smart Nanobattery Technologies

mPhase Technologies, Inc. (XDSL), today announced that it has signed a 3 year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for scalable smart reserve cell technologies with the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. [More]
mPhase Technologies Continues Smart Surface Technology Development

mPhase Technologies Continues Smart Surface Technology Development

mPhase Technologies, Inc. (XDSL), announced today that it is continuing the development of its award winning smart surface technology. [More]
Self-Consistent Field and Liquid State Theories Provide a New Way of Looking at Nano-Channel Systems

Self-Consistent Field and Liquid State Theories Provide a New Way of Looking at Nano-Channel Systems

A Northwestern University team advanced the understanding of plastics for battery application [More]