News tagged with energy supplies

More efficient transformer materials

Almost every electronic device contains a transformer. An important material used in their construction is electrical steel. Researchers have found a way to improve the performance of electrical steel and manufacture it more ...

dateOct 01, 2014 in Engineering
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Laser physics upside down

At the Vienna University of Technology a system of coupled lasers has been created which exhibits truly paradoxical behaviour: An increase in energy supply switches the lasers off, reducing the energy can switch them on.

dateJul 15, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Scientists see urgent need for reducing emissions

( —The bad news: a major transformation of our current energy supply system is needed in order to avoid a dangerous increase in global temperatures. The good news: the technologies needed to get there are mostly ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Environment
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