17 Mar 2021
Artificial Intelligence Calculates Suicide Attempt Risk
A machine learning algorithm that predicts suicide attempt recently underwent a prospective trial at the institution where it was developed.
8 Dec 2020
Old Materials Make Newer, Better Solar Cells
Research in new generation solar cell technologies has been focusing on addressing the stability issues and challenges of perovskite solar cells. A perovskite solar cell is a type of photovoltaic cell which includes a perovskite- structured compound, most commonly an organic-inorganic lead or tin halide-based hybrid material, as the light-harvesting layer.
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31 Oct 2019
Impressive Proportion of UK Universities Have Electrified Their Fleet
As hotbeds of innovation, many people expect universities to be early adopters of electric vehicle technology and drive progress from the front. But how are UK institutions performing?
12 Aug 2019
Electric Vehicle Research at Advanced Materials Osaka July 2019
Here we give the abstracts relevant to electric vehicles from BIT Advanced Materials Conference Osaka Japan July 2019. The organisers failed to provide slides but we have photographs of some of these if you are interested. The selected abstracts are divided into energy storage, wide bandgap semiconductors, energy harvesting and other.
27 Nov 2017
Major step toward low-cost, high-performance wearable technology
Researchers have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.
23 Feb 2017
Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?
Engineering researchers have developed the first stretchable integrated circuit that is made entirely using an inkjet printer, raising the possibility of inexpensive mass production of smart fabric.
10 Feb 2014
ASU engineers to help develop next generation of power electronics
Arizona State University electrical engineers Srabanti Chowdhury and Raja Ayyanar will lead research for the university's role in a new national consortium formed to develop the next generation of power electronics for electric vehicles and electronic devices.
7 Feb 2014
EV Battery and Supercapacitor
Lessons from PE USA Supercapacitor Conference and Visits End 2013
28 Nov 2013
$1.4m grant for large-scale production of carbon nanotube materials
Florida State researchers have been awarded more than $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a system that will produce large amounts of a state-of-the-art material made from carbon nanotubes that researchers believe could transform everything from the way airplanes are built to how prosthetic limbs fit the human body.
1 Nov 2013
Supercapacitors USA 2013
There are just three weeks left until IDTechEx's Supercapacitors USA event in Santa Clara California, on November 20-21.
19 Sep 2013
Spider silk turned into electrical wire for medical devices
Scientists have created microscopic wires out of spider silk that can conduct electricity.
22 Mar 2013
Deal to licence new supercapacitor invention
Florida State University and Tallahassee-based General Capacitor LLC have signed an agreement for the development of a new supercapacitor technology destined to play a major role in the world's future energy usage and storage needs.
14 Feb 2013
New technology addresses current supercapacitor weaknesses
The ink is still drying on an agreement between Florida State University and Tallahassee-based General Capacitor LLC for the development of a new supercapacitor technology destined to play a major role in the world's future energy usage and storage needs.
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19 Jan 2012
Flextech Alliance welcomes new governing board members
Industry veterans bring specialized expertise in business development and emerging applications to the alliance.