News tagged with electrochemistry

How to cut a vortex into slices

A lot of problems associated with the mixing of the liquid in the microchannels could be solved via proper organization of the inhomogeneous slip on the walls of these channels. This is the conclusion of a joint group of ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in General Physics
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Fuel cells show potential

National Physical Laboratory scientists have developed an innovative fuel cell reference electrode that has been used to map changes in electrode potential inside a working polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell for ...

dateMar 20, 2012 in Materials Science
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Better batteries from the bottom up

( -- Rice University researchers have moved a step closer to creating robust, three-dimensional microbatteries that would charge faster and hold other advantages over conventional lithium-ion batteries. They could ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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New propulsion system for micro-objects

A new propulsion method for metallic micro- and nano-objects has been developed by French researchers from the Institute of Molecular Sciences. The process is based on the novel concept of bipolar electrochemistry: under ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Other
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A Search for Stability for Platinum Catalysts

( -- A new carbon support that greatly increases the durability of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells has been developed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Princeton University. This new ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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