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- Dec 05, 2018

People, It’s Time To Buy An EV!

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Currently, electric vehicles (EVs) comprise nearly 2% of the automotive market in the US, and, because so many automakers are [...]

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All, Energy, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery, Nanotechnology

- Nov 19, 2018

Next gen batteries possible with engineering breakthrough

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Dramatically longer lasting, faster charging, and safer lithium metal batteries may be possible thanks to a three-dimensional [...]

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All, Energy, Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy

- Nov 15, 2018

Graphene Printing Technique "Silk Screens" Flexible Electronics

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Future high-efficiency solar cells molded to the surface of a car, ultra-small photonics chips, and low-power, long-lasting [...]

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All, Aerospace & Defense, Automobile, Energy, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery, Electronics, Nanotechnology

- Nov 09, 2018

Can we really generate power from waste heat?

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

New solid-state silicon device may one day power space missions.  Emerging technologies like capturing waste heat with a [...]

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All, Energy, Technology, 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery

- Nov 06, 2018

Now we're making 'super'capacitors

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

California researchers develop 3D printed graphene structures for supercapacitors. Researchers at the University of California, [...]

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All, Energy, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery

- Oct 25, 2018

Lead Battery, a Mainstay, Headed For High-Tech Makeover

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Argonne National Lab collaboration seeks unrealized potential of a venerable battery technology. The complex interactions [...]

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All, Energy, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Autonomous Vehicles, Battery

- Oct 24, 2018

Drone Batteries Receive Attention

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Optimizing the performance of lithium batteries for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has become an important goal for [...]

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All, Consumer Electronics, Energy, Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery, Electronics

- Oct 17, 2018

Organic Mega Flow Battery transcends lifetime, voltage thresholds

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Researchers have demonstrated a new organic molecule that outlives and outperforms its predecessors, offering the [...]

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All, Energy, Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Battery

- Oct 16, 2018

Cannibalistic Materials Eyed for New Fast-Charging Electronics

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Scientists have discovered materials that could aid in new designs for fast-charging energy-storage devices and electronics. [...]

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All, Energy, Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy

- Oct 12, 2018

Searching to build a super powerful semiconductor

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

A manufacturing technique that could help the semiconductor industry make more powerful computer chips began in the humblest [...]

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All, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Battery, Electronics
Dec 13,2018
US Army awarded patent on lithium battery electrode that fixes capacity fade

The U.S. Army's premier research laboratory received a patent Tuesday on new battery technology with military and civilian[...]

All, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Electronics, Robotics
Dec 12,2018
Technologies to watch in 2019: Predictions for the engineering year ahead

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All, Automobile, Technology, Autonomous Vehicles, Battery, Robotics
Dec 11,2018
We got a tour in Tesla's Gigafactory. It's big, loud and secretive

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All, Consumer Electronics, Energy, 3D Printing, Battery
Dec 10,2018
3D-printed lithium-ion batteries developed

Researchers have developed a new method to 3D print lithium-ion batteries, which are used in smartphones and laptops, in[...]

All, Medical Devices, Nanotechnology
Dec 07,2018
Now that's Cool! Meet the E-Nose That Actually Sniffs

An electronic nose typically identifies odors by detecting the “fingerprint” of a chemical compound across an array of[...]