The Velkess Flywheel: A more flexible energy storage technology
IBM drives flash technology deeper into the enterprise to speed big data analytics
IBM today unveiled a strategic initiative to drive Flash technology further into the enterprise to help organizations better tackle the mounting challenges of Big Data.
Startup touts ultrafast charging: What if a smartphone could charge in 12 minutes instead of two hours?
Detroit Electric pegs SP:01 production output at 999
The superpower behind iron oxyfluoride battery electrodes
(Phys.org) —Innovative materials chemistries continue to drive advances in lithium-ion batteries-the state-of-the-art in rechargeable energy storage. While many different battery components contribute to ...
Graphene foams: Cozy and conductive scaffolds for neural stem cells
Semiconductor 'shish kabob' nanostructures combine properties from different dimensions
Wastewater injection spurred biggest earthquake yet, study finds
A new study in the journal Geology is the latest to tie a string of unusual earthquakes, in this case, in central Oklahoma, to the injection of wastewater deep underground. Researchers now say that the ma ...
A revolutionary 'nuclear battery' a step closer
(Phys.org) —Experts in nuclear physics at the University of Surrey have helped develop research towards a 'nuclear battery', which could revolutionize the concept of portable power by packing in up to a million times more ...
Breakthrough in electricity storage: New large and powerful redox flow battery
More and more electricity is being generated from intermittent sources of power, such as solar and wind energy. Powerful electric energy storage devices are necessary to level out corresponding irregularities ...
Fastest movie camera in the world could study the dynamics of atomic nuclei
A technique to create the shortest X-ray pulses ever made is proposed in Physical Review Letters. The capability would generate a deeper understanding of how medicines interact within the body and of catalytic processes in new ...
Flexible, semitransparent power source made with novel comb-teeth structure
Building a better battery
A new battery technology provides double the energy storage at lower cost than the batteries that are used in handheld electronics, electric vehicles, aerospace and defence.
Final magnet girders installed at NSLS-II
(Phys.org) —In January, the last of 150 magnet girders was installed in the storage ring of the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), capping off a tremendous yearlong effort in which 843 magnets ...