Electric Airplanes Using a New Generation of Supercapacitor and Li-ion Batteries (Supercapacitors USA 2012)

Mr Karl Young,
Extreme Capacitor
United States


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Presentation Summary

  • Carbon nanotube filaments
  • Graphene Nano-Ribbons
  • Ionic Liquid
  • Hybrid with Li-ion batteries

Speaker Biography (Karl Young)

Karl Young is a Mechanical Engineer who worked on the Princeton Tokomak Fusion Reactor, hydrogen adsorption storage - nanocarbon, PEM fuel cells, Li-ion batteries, carbon nanotubes, graphene nano-ribbons and supercapacitors. He is working with Advanced Electronics Energy Ltd. (AEE) a Li-ion battery mfr to develop the highest performance supercapacitor and Li-ion battery using the latest nano materials. Karl is also a power and glider pilot.

Company Profile (Extreme Capacitor)

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Extreme Capacitor, Inc. (ECI) is a start-up, and has been working with various universities and national labs on supercapacitors using CNT and GNR. ECI is partnering with AEE to develop a hybrid supercapacitor and Li-ion battery to yield high performances from the best of both technologies.
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