News tagged with advanced composite materials

Composite battery boost

(Phys.org) —New composite materials based on selenium (Se) sulfides that act as the positive electrode in a rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery could boost the range of electric vehicles by up to ...

Dec 04, 2013 4.9 / 5 (24) 2 | with audio podcast

Gold squeezed into micro-Velcro

Researchers at Ruhr University have used self-assembling techniques to produce gold microwires that have suitable properties for micro-Velcro. The research is published today in Science and Technology of ...

Feb 08, 2013 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Composites for energy

Advanced composite materials are playing a vital role in improved design and reduced operating costs for renewable energy technologies. Research presented today will highlight how wind, marine and solar power could address ...

Jun 30, 2009 3.3 / 5 (3) 0