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METHOD OF MANUFACTURING HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER THIN FILM INCLUDING PLURALITY OF CONDUCTIVE TREATMENTS
01/03/2021 - A method of manufacturing a highly conductive polymer thin film is proposed. The method includes a step of coating a substrate with a first dopant solution including a polymer material and a first...
ION CONDUCTIVE POLYMER, AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY ELECTRODE AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY WHICH COMPRISE SAME
01/03/2021 - The present invention relates to an ion conductive polymer comprising a first monomer represented by the following chemical formula 1, and a lithium secondary battery electrode and a lithium...
EGEB: This team used plant material to create safer batteries
01/03/2021 - A research team has developed a way to use a material found in plants to help create safer batteries.The Biden administration raises the cost of carbon, making it easier to approve...
Researchers improve efficiency of next-generation solar cell material
01/03/2021 - Perovskites are a leading candidate for eventually replacing silicon as the material of choice for solar panels. They offer the potential for low-cost, low-temperature manufacturing of ultrathin,...
An autonomous high-speed transporter for tomorrow's logistics
01/03/2021 - The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML is developing a new generation of automated guided vehicles. "LoadRunners" use artificial intelligence and communicate via 5G to organize...
Vegetable proteins replace petroleum-based raw materials
01/03/2021 - Just like cellulose, lignin and fats, proteins are renewable raw materials. Their potential for the chemical industry remains largely untapped. Research teams at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process...
Virtually unlimited solar cell experiments
01/03/2021 - Osaka University researchers employed machine learning to design new polymers for use in photovoltaic devices. After virtually screening over 200,000 candidate materials, they synthesized one of the...
Petroleum engineers develop technology to simulate mechanical properties of subterranean rock
28/02/2021 - A test facility simulating rock positions was developed in Samara Polytech. It allows carrying out many experiments with the core material under conditions close to rock positions at different depths.
Researchers develop all-round grippers for contact-free society
28/02/2021 - The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) successfully developed all-round gripper technology, enabling robots to hold objects of various shapes and stiffnesses. With the new technology,...
From microsaws to nanodrills: Laser pulses act as subtle machining tools
28/02/2021 - If light is strongly concentrated in time and space, resulting in extreme photon densities, it can enable interaction with all conceivable materials. By using these ultrashort laser foci, even...
What motivates natural resource policymakers in Africa to take action on climate change?
25/02/2021 - Climate services are vital tools for decision makers addressing climate change in developing countries. Science-based seasonal forecasts and accompanying materials can support climate risk management...
Building bridges between atoms and making catalysts of high quality
25/02/2021 - Similar to the fact that a person would act differently when being alone, materials can also obtain unique qualities when being separated in atom-level, among which is the enhanced catalyzing ability.
A solid solvent for unique materials
25/02/2021 - Materials impossible to obtain with existing methods can be produced using a solid, nanostructured silica solvent. Scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences...
Tesla cofounder JB Straubel will recycle Nissan Leaf battery at Redwood Materials
24/02/2021 - Tesla cofounder JB Straubel announced that his new startup, Redwood Materials, is going to recycle Nissan Leaf battery packs. Redwood Materials is a Nevada-based company that is...
An intelligent soft material that curls under pressure or expands when stretched
24/02/2021 - Plants and animals can rapidly respond to changes in their environment, such as a Venus flytrap snapping shut when a fly touches it. However, replicating similar actions in soft robots requires...
Fabricating the future with a new environment friendly method of polymerization
24/02/2021 - Many materials in the modern world—from the plastics that dominate it to the electronic chips that drive it—are constructed of polymers. Given their ubiquity and the evolving requirements of our...
Materials scientists show way to make durable artificial tendons from improved hydrogels
24/02/2021 - UCLA materials scientists and their colleagues have developed a new method to make synthetic biomaterials that mimic the internal structure, stretchiness, strength and durability of tendons and other...
Copper-doped zinc sulfide changes color reversibly when illuminated and could be used in smart adaptive windows
24/02/2021 - Photochromic materials can reversibly change their color and optical properties when irradiated with ultraviolet or visible light. However, they are made from organic compounds that are expensive to...
Biopolymer-coated nanocatalyst can help realize a hydrogen fuel-driven future
23/02/2021 - To combat climate change, shifting from fossil fuels to clean and sustainable energy sources is imperative. A popular candidate in this regard is hydrogen, an eco-friendly fuel that produces only...
Polymer film protects from electromagnetic radiation, signal interference
23/02/2021 - As electronic devices saturate all corners of public and personal life, engineers are scrambling to find lightweight, mechanically stable, flexible, and easily manufactured materials that can shield...
New material is next step toward stable, high-voltage, long-life, solid-state batteries
23/02/2021 - A team of researchers designed and manufactured a new sodium-ion conductor for solid-state sodium-ion batteries that is stable when incorporated into higher-voltage oxide cathodes. This new solid...