Graphene Supercapacitors by Skeleton Technologies Get European Investment Bank Funding

Graphene Supercapacitors by Skeleton Technologies Get European Investment Bank Funding

An Estonian startup making energy storage technologies received a 15 million-euro ($16 million) loan from the European Investment Bank to finance manufacturing and research...
Graphene Transistor

Researchers Build Graphene Transistor Adapted To Terahertz Waves

Terahertz waves, electromagnetic frequencies between microwaves and optical light, can be practically harnessed because the energy strongly interacts with graphene. That’s the breakthrough achieved...
Graphene Soviet Satellite Technology

Graphene Revives 1950’s Soviet Satellite Technology

Thermionic energy conversion, transforming heat into electricity, was used in the 1950s to power Soviet space satellites. The space race threatened the West’s peace...
High Temperature Process Makes Graphene From Ethene

High Temperature Process Makes Graphene From Ethene

Schematic of the pathway describing the evolution of adsorbed ethene (top left) to graphene (bottom left). The sequence of intermediates identified in the study...
Ruthenium Rules For New Fuel Cells

Ruthenium Rules For New Fuel Cells

Catalysts that drive the oxygen reduction reaction that lets fuel cells turn chemical energy into electricity are usually made of platinum, which stands up...
Hemp And Green Energy Are Destined To Marry

Hemp And Green Energy Are Destined To Marry

Getty Everyone dreams of a green planet where energy is abundant and inexpensive. Hemp is a natural resource that has long been overlooked as one...
Graphene To Reduce Cost Of Heavy Water Production In The Nuclear Industry By 100 Times

Graphene To Reduce Cost Of Heavy Water Production In The Nuclear Industry By 100...

  Graphene could help reduce the energy cost of producing heavy water and decontamination in nuclear power plants by over one hundred times compared with...
Researchers Develop Simple Way To Fabricate Micro-Supercapacitors With High Energy Density

Researchers Develop Simple Way To Fabricate Micro-Supercapacitors With High Energy Density

One of the most promising microscale power sources for portable and wearable electronics is a micro-supercapacitor—they can be made thin, lightweight, highly flexible, and...
Graphene And Liquid Salt To Double The Energy Storage Of Supercapacitors

Graphene And Liquid Salt To Double The Energy Storage Of Supercapacitors

Researchers at the University of Waterloo managed to significantly improve supercapacitors, by combining graphene with an oily liquid salt in the supercapacitors' electrodes. The researchers...
Recent Experiment May Hold The Key To Teleporting Electricity

Recent Experiment May Hold The Key To Teleporting Electricity

Surfing the web the other day, I came across a science article describing how electrons in a 3 layer sandwich of different types of...
Making Porous Carbon Materials By Recycling Waste Sludge

Making Porous Carbon Materials By Recycling Waste Sludge

As society advances, there is an increasing demand to solve the worsening issues surrounding energy depletion and environmental pollution. Researchers are always striving for...
IISER Team Makes Supercapacitors Of Graphene To Replace Car Batteries

IISER Team Makes Supercapacitors Of Graphene To Replace Car Batteries

  PUNE: A team of scientists from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune has developed a graphene-based supercapacitor that has a better...