Half-millimeter-thick battery could be worn in a wrinkle-smoothing patch
Kitchen sponge supercapacitor has many porous benefits
Generator uses the human body as an electrode to power portable electronics
Scientists grow ultrahigh-purity carbon nanotubes
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Small-molecule solar cells get 50% increase in efficiency with optical spacer
Hybrid nanostructure with extreme light absorption looks promising for photovoltaics
Inkjet-printed graphene electrodes may lead to low-cost, large-area, possibly foldable devices
Flexible, semitransparent power source made with novel comb-teeth structure
Nanogenerator's output triples previous record
New manufacturing approach slices lithium-ion battery cost in half
An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the cost of the most widely used type of ...
New processing technology converts packing peanuts to battery components
Researchers have shown how to convert waste packing peanuts into high-performance carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that outperform conventional graphite electrodes, representing an ...
Squeezable nano electromechanical switches with quantum tunneling function
A longstanding problem in designing nanoscale electromechanical switches is the tendency for metal-to-metal contacts to stick together, locking the switch in an "on" position. MIT electrical engineering graduate ...