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Power Cables Infused with Carbon Nanoballs Show Potential for Sustainable Energy Development

Power Cables Infused with Carbon Nanoballs Show Potential for Sustainable Energy Development

Chalmers University researchers have enhanced the voltage level of the insulation plastic employed in high-voltage cables by 26 % with the addition of nano-sized carbon balls. This discovery enables significant improvement in the efficiency gains of the power grids, resulting in the development of a sustainable energy system. [More]
K-State Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award for Research on Nanosheets

K-State Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award for Research on Nanosheets

A prestigious award will support a Kansas State University engineer's research on nanosheets and will help organize educational activities for high school students and teachers. [More]
Researchers Isolate Single Manganese Oxide Nanowire as Li-Ion Battery's Functional Electrode Element

Researchers Isolate Single Manganese Oxide Nanowire as Li-Ion Battery's Functional Electrode Element

A Virginia Commonwealth University professor has received a five-year, $505,000 award from the National Science Foundation to make lithium-ion batteries -- which power electric vehicles and portable electronic devices -- far more efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly. [More]
KAIST Researchers Propose New Piezoelectric ZnO/AlN Stacked Layers for Flexible Nanogenerators

KAIST Researchers Propose New Piezoelectric ZnO/AlN Stacked Layers for Flexible Nanogenerators

Today, we’re surrounded by a variety of electronic devices that are moving increasingly closer to us – we can attach and wear them, or even implant electronics inside our bodies. [More]
Ultra-Thin Nanomaterial Advances Lithium-Sulphur Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

Ultra-Thin Nanomaterial Advances Lithium-Sulphur Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by Waterloo scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and more powerful rechargeable battery for electric vehicles. [More]
Visionary Outlook Report on Nanotechnology in Sustainable Energy

Visionary Outlook Report on Nanotechnology in Sustainable Energy

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nanotechnology in Sustainable Energy - Visionary Outlook" report to their offering. [More]
New Method Enhances Fuel Cell Efficiency with Simultaneous Removal of Toxic Heavy Metal Ions

New Method Enhances Fuel Cell Efficiency with Simultaneous Removal of Toxic Heavy Metal Ions

The Center for Nanoparticle Research at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has succeeded in proposing a new method to enhance fuel cell efficiency with the simultaneous removal of toxic heavy metal ions. [More]
Industrial Nanotech’s Patented Technology to be used in a Number of Government and Defense Projects

Industrial Nanotech’s Patented Technology to be used in a Number of Government and Defense Projects

Industrial Nanotech, Inc., an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced a number of government and defense projects that will be utilizing the Company’s patented thermal insulation and protective coatings in the coming year. [More]
Graphene Lets Protons Pass Through, Could Revolutionise Fuel Cell Technology

Graphene Lets Protons Pass Through, Could Revolutionise Fuel Cell Technology

Gareth Hinds, Principal Research Scientist in the Electrochemistry Group at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), was quoted in the Financial Times, speaking about a newly-discovered property of graphene which could have major implications for fuel cell technology. [More]
OXIS Energy’s Lithium-Sulfur Battery Chemistry Can Fit Advanced Nanotechnology-Enabled Batteries

OXIS Energy’s Lithium-Sulfur Battery Chemistry Can Fit Advanced Nanotechnology-Enabled Batteries

Based on its recent analysis of the advanced lithium-based batteries market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes OXIS Energy with the 2014 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation. [More]
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