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batteries

Batteries from Scrap Metal: Direct Conversion of Rusty Stainless Steel Mesh...

Chinese scientists have made good use of waste while finding an innovative solution to a technical problem by transforming rusty stainless steel mesh into...
thermoelectric

Liquid Tin-sulfur Compound Shows Thermoelectric Potential

Glass and steel makers produce large amounts of wasted heat energy at high temperatures, but solid-state thermoelectric devices that convert heat to electricity either...
superconductors

Surprising Stripes in a “Bad Metal” Offer Clues to High-Temperature Superconductivity

High-temperature superconductivity offers perfect conveyance of electricity, but it does so at the price of extreme cold and an ever-elusive mechanism. If understood, scientists...
Power-Generating Clothes

Off-the-Shelf, Power-Generating Clothes Are Almost Here

A lightweight, comfortable jacket that can generate the power to light up a jogger at night may sound futuristic, but materials scientist Trisha Andrew...
graphene

Chemically Tailored Graphene

Graphene is considered as one of the most promising new materials. However, the systematic insertion of chemically bound atoms and molecules to control its...
bioresorbable electronics

Laser Printing with Nanoparticles Holds Promise for Medical Research

Electronic devices that can not only be implanted in the human body but also completely dissolve on their own – known as “bioresorbable” electronics...
nanofiber

Fed Grant Backs Nanofiber Development

Rice University scientists who developed conductive fibers made entirely of carbon nanotubes will enhance their invention with the aid of a grant from the...
nanofibers

Printed ‘Coffee Rings’ Avoided with Nanofibers

Drying is an important part of printing words and electronics. Particles suspended in liquid are applied to a surface and the liquid evaporates leaving...
transparent film

Discovery of Thin Transparent Film Could Improve Electronics and Solar Cell

A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, have discovered a new nano-scale thin film material with the highest-ever conductivity in its...
Bioelectronics

‘Persistent Photoconductivity’ Offers New Tool for Bioelectronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach for manipulating the behavior of cells on semiconductor materials, using light to alter...
Electronic Devices

Graphene – a Wonder Material for Electronic Devices

The two dimensional material graphene has attracted great attention since it was first isolated and characterized in 2004. PhD Student Patrick Whelan explains: “There...
3D Printing Systems, Laser Sintering, 3D printed electronics, 3D printed, Landmark 3D Metal Additive, copper inks

Optomec Announces Improved Performance of Copper Inks for Aerosol Jet Printed...

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals, today announced significant improvements in the...
flexible logic sensor

Augmented Reality at Your Fingertips

The intuitive touch screens integral to smartphones caused a sensation when first released, and they remain popular for many consumer electronics. Now, a team...

Wonder Material? Novel Nanotube Structure Strengthens Thin Films for Flexible Electronics

Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have synthesized thin carbon...