News tagged with large surface area

A new dimension for batteries

Engineers at the University of Maryland have created a thin battery, made of a few million carefully constructed "microbatteries" in a square inch. Each microbattery is shaped like a very tall, round room, providing much ...

dateSep 13, 2018 in Materials Science
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Slippery when dry

Anyone who has ever taken their car in for an oil change recognizes the importance of reducing the friction that arises when steel touches steel.

dateJul 13, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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