TU Graz researcher Stefan Spirk has found a way to replace liquid electrolytes in redox flow batteries with vanillin. Credit: © Lunghammer – TU Graz Researchers at TU Graz have found a way to convert the aromatic substance vanillin into a redox-active electrolyte material for liquid batteries. The technology is […]

Professor of physics Andrew Jordan and his colleagues will use superconducting circuits to design experiments that can be carried out within a realistic quantum system, with the goal of studying concepts that are currently poorly understood in quantum mechanics. Credit: University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster University of […]

The bottom layer of the Janus emitter absorbs the heat inside the vehicle and emits it through the top layer to the atmosphere (indicated in blue), causing a temperature drop. The right image shows an experimental model that simulates a vehicle. Credit: Young Min Song/GIST Scientists engineer the first passive […]

ORNL scientists used new techniques to create long lengths of a composite copper-carbon nanotube material with improved properties for use in electric vehicle traction motors. Credit: Andrew Sproles, ORNL/U.S. Department of Energy Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used new techniques to create a composite that increases the electrical current […]

The eco-friendly color CIGS thin film solar cells developed by ETRI researchers. Credit: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) Research on solar cells to secure renewable energy sources are ongoing around the world. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in South Korea succeeded in developing eco-friendly color Cu(In,Ga)Se2 (CIGS) […]

Rendering of SPARC, a compact, high-field, DT burning tokamak, currently under design by a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Commonwealth Fusion Systems. It’s mission is to create and confine a plasma that produces net fusion energy. Credit: CFS/MIT-PSFC — CAD Rendering by T. Henderson Seven studies describe […]

A researcher tests the function of the solar cells inside the glove box. Credit: City University of Hong Kong While the power conversion efficiency of perovskite solar cells (PVSCs) — a future of solar cells — has already greatly improved in the past decade, the problems of instability and potential […]

This illustration shows a triboelectric nanogenerator developed by researchers in China that harvests electricity generated from the wind-blown fluttering plastic strips. The design allows researchers to scavenge wind energy as light as a breeze. Credit: Xin Chen, Xiaojing Mu, and Ya Yang Most of the wind available on land is […]