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Capacitor withstands temperatures of up to 300 degrees Celsius

Heat, dust and moisture damage electronic components. Protecting against dust and moisture is fairly straightforward, but heat remains a problem because it is created within the component itself. Anywhere electricity flows, ...

Making electronics safer with perovskites

A team of scientists from Hokkaido University and the multinational electronics company TDK Corporation in Japan has developed a method to improve the insulating properties of the oxynitride perovskite SrTaO2N for potential ...

Thor's hammer to crush materials at 1 million atmospheres

A new Sandia National Laboratories accelerator called Thor is expected to be 40 times more efficient than Sandia's Z machine, the world's largest and most powerful pulsed-power accelerator, in generating pressures to study ...

Nanotech tools open market for more miniature electronics

In order to develop ultra-miniaturised electronic components, ultra-miniaturised capacitors are required. The two-year EU-funded PICS project has developed tools that could soon lead to the mass production of high-density ...

High energy storage systems for use in hybrid electric vehicles

The world is facing a serious demand on high energy storage systems for use in diverse applications such as hybrid electric vehicles, personal electronics, and industrial power backups. To solve this critical issue, there ...

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