Scientists grow ultrahigh-purity carbon nanotubes
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Semiconductor 'shish kabob' nanostructures combine properties from different dimensions
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
Researchers discover promising hydrogen storage material
Engineering Carbon for Impressive Hydrogen Storage
Single-Molecule Magnets Open New Door for Information Technology
'Core-Shell' Silicon Nanowires May Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries
Engineering researchers develop next-generation battery
(Phys.org) —A research team from the University of Alberta has used carbon nanomaterials to develop next-generation batteries capable of charging faster and lasting longer than today's standard lithium-ion ...
Chaotic physics in ferroelectrics hints at brain-like computing
Unexpected behavior in ferroelectric materials explored by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory supports a new approach to information storage and processing.
New device stores electricity on silicon chips
(Phys.org) —Solar cells that produce electricity 24/7, not just when the sun is shining. Mobile phones with built-in power cells that recharge in seconds and work for weeks between charges.
Team finds new energy storage capabilities between layers of 2-D materials
Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential ...
3D graphene: Solar cells' new platinum?
One of the most promising types of solar cells has a few drawbacks. A scientist at Michigan Technological University may have overcome one of them.
Ferroelectric-graphene-based system could lead to improved information processing
Researchers at MIT have proposed a new system that combines ferroelectric materials—the kind often used for data storage—with graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon known for its exceptional electronic ...