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Scientists develop semi-liquid metal anode for next-generation batteries

Scientists develop semi-liquid metal anode for next-generation batteries

Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a semiliquid lithium metal-based anode that represents a new paradigm in battery design. Lithium batteries made using this...
Scientists develop new catalyst for ethanol fuel cells

Scientists develop new catalyst for ethanol fuel cells

The catalyst offers promise for liquid-fuel-cell-powered drones. Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory and University of Arkansas have developed a highly efficient catalyst for extracting electrical...
Scientists create new class of 2D perovskite materials

Scientists create new class of 2D perovskite materials

In a paper published in Nature, scientists at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions unveil a new process for producing oxide perovskite...
One step closer to more efficient halide perovskite solar cells

One step closer to more efficient halide perovskite solar cells

Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies. While researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody...

Scientists find new way to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials

A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually...
Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. In a new...
Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

A team of scientists at the University of Manchester has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the...

Walking with this flip-flop could generate electricity

Wearable devices that harvest energy from movement are not a new idea, but a material created at Rice University may make them more practical. The...
Scientists design new organic cathode material for lithium batteries

Scientists design new organic cathode material for lithium batteries

The new, sulfur-based material is more energy-dense, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly than traditional cathodes in lithium batteries. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)...
Scientists find new way to transform CO2 into fuels

Scientists find new way to transform CO2 into fuels

A research team from U of T Engineering has developed a new electrochemical path to transform CO2 into valuable products such as jet fuel...