News tagged with electrodes

Developing the battery of the future

The search for the next generation of batteries has led researchers at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron to try new methods and materials that could lead to the development of safer, cheaper, more powerful, and longer-lasting ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Materials Science
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Liquid batteries could level the load

The biggest drawback to many real or proposed sources of clean, renewable energy is their intermittency: The wind doesn’t always blow, the sun doesn’t always shine, and so the power they produce may not be available ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Materials Science
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Silicon-carbon electrodes snap, swell, don't pop

A study that examines a new type of silicon-carbon nanocomposite electrode reveals details of how they function and how repeated use could wear them down. The study also provides clues to why this material performs better ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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New low-cost, transparent electrodes

Indium tin oxide (ITO) has become a standard material in light-emitting diodes, flat panel plasma displays, electronic ink and other applications because of its high performance, moisture resistance, and capacity for being ...

dateJun 27, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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