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- Dec 13, 2018

US Army awarded patent on lithium battery electrode that fixes capacity fade

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

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

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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

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Big numbers are one way to appreciate Tesla’s gargantuan Nevada Gigafactory. Operating 24-hours per day in shifts, workers [...]

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All, Consumer Electronics, Energy, 3D Printing, Battery

- Dec 10, 2018

3D-printed lithium-ion batteries developed

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

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

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All, Battery, Nanotechnology, Electronics

- Dec 06, 2018

Thermal nanotransistor can conduct heat away from electronic components

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

You’ve felt the heat before — the smartphone that warms while running a navigation app or the laptop that gets too hot for [...]

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All, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Battery

- Dec 04, 2018

Semiconductor Materials Offer Alternatives to Silicon

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Researching the way to smaller and lighter-weight electronics.

Silicon is a good semiconducting material because it’s [...]

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All, Consumer Electronics, Energy, Technology, Battery

- Nov 26, 2018

Sequestering Carbon Dioxide Using a Novel Lithium Battery

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

It’s hard to make the economics of battery systems work favorably, which is why new research by MIT has sparked interest. [...]

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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, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Battery, Electronics

- Nov 12, 2018

Recycling lithium-ion batteries to make new batteries

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

A materials engineering research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will extend development of its novel process [...]

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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, Consumer Electronics, Energy, Technology, Battery, Electronics

- Nov 08, 2018

Liquid microscopy technique reveals new problem with lithium-oxygen batteries

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems
Using an advanced, new microscopy technique that can visualize chemical reactions occurring in liquid environments, [...]
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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

Predictions for the engineering year ahead.  Dr Michelle Oye “There’s a realisation with the ageing baby boomer population[...]

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

Big numbers are one way to appreciate Tesla’s gargantuan Nevada Gigafactory. Operating 24-hours per day in shifts, workers[...]

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[...]