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Nano bundles pack a powerful punch

Rice University researchers have created a solid-state, nanotube-based supercapacitor that promises to combine the best qualities of high-energy batteries and fast-charging capacitors in a device suitable ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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A simple slice of energy storage

Turning graphite oxide (GO) into full-fledged supercapacitors turns out to be simple. But until a laboratory at Rice University figured out how, it was anything but obvious.

dateAug 01, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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The goal? Cooler, smaller, fuel cells

Fuel cells that use hydrogen or methane to generate electricity in chemical reactions while shedding only harmless byproducts like water are dream products for engineers, environmentalists and business leaders searching for ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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