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 ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Materials Science
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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 ...

dateFeb 08, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene: Singles and the few

(PhysOrg.com) -- A timely review analyzing the correlation of synthesis methods and physical properties of single-layer and few-layered graphene flakes.

dateNov 08, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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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 ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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