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
Sponge-like graphene makes promising supercapacitor electrodes
'Superstructured' solar cells achieve record efficiency of 10.9%
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 ...