Curtin University research has found a simple and affordable method to determine which chemicals and types of metals are best used to store and supply energy. This may be a breakthrough for any battery-run devices and technologies reliant on the fast and reliable supply of electricity, including smart phones and tablets. Lead author Associate Professor […]

A Technical University of Munich (TUM) team has reported it has developed a highly efficient supercapacitor. The basis of the energy storage device is a novel, powerful and also sustainable graphene hybrid material that has comparable performance data to currently utilized batteries. The team working with Roland Fischer, Professor of Inorganic and Metal-Organic Chemistry at […]

Texas A&M University researchers have described their novel plant-based energy storage device that could charge even electric cars within a few minutes in the near future. Furthermore, they said their devices are flexible, lightweight and cost-effective. Dr. Hong Liang, the Oscar S. Wyatt Jr. Professor in the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering […]

University of Houston (UH) and Texas A&M University researchers have reported a structural supercapacitor electrode made from reduced graphene oxide and aramid nanofiber that is stronger and more versatile than conventional carbon-based electrodes. The explosion of mobile electronic devices, electric vehicles, drones and other technologies have driven demand for new lightweight materials that can provide […]

University of Surrey experts believe their dream of clean energy storage is a step closer after they unveiled their ground-breaking super-capacitor technology that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates, particularly for mobile applications. In a paper published by the journal Energy and Environmental Materials, researchers from Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute […]

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