Engineer making rechargeable batteries with layered nanomaterials
(Phys.org)—A Kansas State University researcher is developing more efficient ways to save costs, time and energy when creating nanomaterials and lithium-ion batteries.
Solar power plants burden counties that host them
When it comes to attracting business to California's eastern deserts, Inyo County is none too choosy.
Next-generation device enabling improved smartphone battery life and high definition in televisions
A research by Japan's NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics has succeeded in developing a metal oxide film transistor using a material with an unique atomic composition.
New discovery shows promise in future speed of synthesizing high-demand nanomaterials
A new discovery by University of Oklahoma and North Carolina State University researchers shows a breakthrough in speeding up the process for synthesizing transition metal oxide nanostructures. What had once taken days can ...
New property of flames sparks advances in technology
Chemists at UCL have discovered a new property of flames, which allows them to control reactions at a solid surface in a flame and opens up a whole new field of chemical innovation.
Building blocks of early Earth survived collision that created moon
Unexpected new findings by a University of Maryland team of geochemists show that some portions of the Earth's mantle (the rocky layer between Earth's metallic core and crust) formed when the planet was much smaller than it is now, an ...
Differences in tungsten isotopes show Earth surface formed unevenly
All set and ready to glow
A new technique that paves the way for manufacturing affordable LED light bulbs is to be exploited in the UK, in a deal that researchers say could have a dramatic impact on carbon emissions.
New kind of high-temperature photonic crystal could someday power everything from smartphones to spacecraft
A team of MIT researchers has developed a way of making a high-temperature version of a kind of materials called photonic crystals, using metals such as tungsten or tantalum. The new materials which ...
Understanding tungsten migration blazes trail for nano electronic device development
Trios of tungsten atoms are greatly influenced in their migration across the wilds of a tiny particle by the shape of the particle, according to a team of experts, including Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Dr. Fei ...
Aerospace engineer proposes arm-equipped satellite to affix propellant kits to space junk to send it back home
Tungsten dust cloud: New radical idea proposed to clean up space junk
Tungsten may not be the best shot for making 'green' bullets
With efforts underway to ban lead-based ammunition as a potential health and environmental hazard, scientists are reporting new evidence that a prime alternative material for bullets tungsten may not be a good ...
Sharpest microscope tip lands researchers in Guinness Book of World Records
A very tiny, very sharp object has put Canadian researchers at the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT) and University of Alberta into the Guinness Book of World Records.