3D interconnection technology for future wearable bioelectronics
The wearable biotech industry has recently revealed its insatiable hunger for futuristic items. Pain relief goggles that monitor brain waves, vital sign monitoring stickers, and even mind reading glasses.
Scientists turn carbon emissions into useable energy
A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen while eliminating carbon dioxide, which is the main contributor of global warming.
Novel catalyst for high-energy aluminum-air flow batteries
A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a novel electric vehicle battery technology that is more energy-efficient than gasoline-powered engines. The new technology enables drivers to simply have their battery packs replaced instead of charging them. It also provides lightweight, high-energy density power sources with little risk of catching fire or explosion.
Simple fabrication of full-color perovskite LEDs
Perovskite nanoparticles are regarded as next-generation of optical materials that can achieve vivid colors even on very large screens. Besides, due to their high color purity and low cost advantages, they have also gained much interests in industry.
Transparent loudspeakers and MICs that let your skin play music
An international team of researchers has presented an innovative wearable technology that will turn your skin into a loudspeaker.
High-performance supercapacitor, using ultrasonic spray device
A team of researchers has introduced a novel manufacturing technology to form new materials, using ultrasonic waves used in medical diagnosis, humidifiers, as well as sonar systems for submarines. The method has received considerable attention as a new technique that is capable of manufacturing high-performance materials without the need of high temperatures or pressure.
Rapid cellphone charging getting closer to reality
Research in lithium-ion batteries has opened up a plethora of possibilities in the development of next-generation batteries. In particular, the metal-air batteries with significantly greater energy density close to that of gasoline per kilogram, has recently been acknowledged and invested by world's leading companies, like IBM.
Self-charging electric bike
A design team has revealed its new self-charging electric bike design concept, "Hybrid Module Mobility". Depending upon users' requirements, this design concept is capable of converting its forms into six different purposes, including cargo-carrying, child-carrying, driving.
New fast-charging, high-energy electric-car battery technology
An international team of researchers has presented a novel hydrogen isotope separation system based on a porous metal organic framework.
Thermoelectric developments continue
Despite a speed up of electrification which is bad news for thermoelectric based waste heat recovery in internal combustion engines, not all has been bad for this energy harvesting technology.
New world efficiency record with perovskite solar cells
A recent study finds key to produce a new cost-efficient way to produce inorganic-organic hybrid perovskite solar cells which sets a new world-record efficiency performance of 22.1 % in small cells and 19.7 percent in 1-square-centimeter cells.
Thermoelectric material in paintable liquid form
A new study has succeeded in developing a new technique that can be used to turn industrial waste heat into electricity for vehicles and other applications.
Solution to accelerate the commercialization of silicon anodes
A new approach could hold the key to greatly improving the performance of commercial lithium-ion batteries.