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- 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, Automobile, Energy, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Autonomous Vehicles

- 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, 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, 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, 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, Energy, Battery

- Nov 07, 2018

Why is it so difficult to convert automobiles from combustion to electric power?

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

An introduction to the characteristics and requirements of EV battery systems. Electric motors are not exotic devices, and [...]

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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, Battery

- Oct 29, 2018

Is the US losing in the high-stakes global battery war?

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Though we rarely give them much thought, batteries — specifically lithium-ion batteries — enable modern life. They run our [...]

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Dec 13,2018
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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[...]

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