September 12th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have uncovered a process to increase the safety of future lithium batteries. By adding nanodiamonds to an electrolyte solution, they were able to prevent dendrite growth, a major cause of lithium battery fires.
August 1st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have designed battery electrodes using MXene, a highly conductive material, that could accelerate battery-charging times. The research could also solve the electric vehicle industry's battery-charging challenges.
September 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Drexel University and Korea Institute of Science & Technology are working together to develop new materials into incredibly thin and lightweight films than can more effectively block electromagnetic radiation.
February 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
An international team of researchers have grown carbon films that allow microchips and power sources to be combined into one, opening the door to integrated power and smaller electronic devices.
October 4th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
A DRexel University team has begun to explore the intercalation process by which MXenes incorporate ions between their layers.
May 7th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Hydroxyl terminated MXene Ti3C2 with monolayers of hydrazine molecules between the MXene layers. Credit: Vadym Mochalin, Drexel University. The cover …
November 29th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
Ragone plots are useful for comparing electrochemical energy storage devices. The energy and power densities in this plot are weight-based. …
September 6th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
SEM image of Ti3C2 synthesized by exfoliation of Ti3AlC2 with hydrofluoric acid. Credit: Babak Anasori, Drexel University Graphene, a two-dimensional …
June 24th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
Computational modeling of carbon supercapacitors with the effects of surface curvature included. Credit: Jingsong Huang, ORNL A fair number of …