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What causes ionic wind?

The phenomenon of ionic wind has been known about for centuries: by applying a voltage to a pair of electrodes, electrons are stripped off nearby air molecules, and the ionized air collides with neutral air molecules as it ...

dateFeb 07, 2018 in General Physics feature
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New method benchmarks organic mixed conductors

Within the past five years, Northwestern University's Jonathan Rivnay has noticed a surge in the development of new organic mixed conductors—polymer materials that can transport both electrons and ions. Lighter, more flexible, ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Materials Science
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