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Physicists Unlock Mysteries of the DVD-RAM

DVD technology is by no means new, but that doesn’t mean that we know everything about the way that these devices store our movies and data. New research conducted by scientists at North Carolina State University has provided ...

dateJul 11, 2006 in Condensed Matter
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Why lithium-ion-batteries fail

Materials in lithium ion battery electrodes expand and contract during charge and discharge. These volume changes drive particle fracture, which shortens battery lifetime. A group of ETH scientists together ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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