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Materials advances broaden prospects for ceramics in future fuel cells

By April Gocha / March 2, 2018

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a high-efficiency protonic ceramic fuel cell that operates at mid-range temperatures; and researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are harnessing the power of computation to identify better materials for solid oxide fuel cells.

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Nearly 400 at Electronic Materials and Applications 2017 in Orlando

By Eileen De Guire / January 20, 2017

Electronic Materials and Applications welcomed a record 391 attendees to Orlando, Florida, for the eighth edition of this conference.

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ORNL, Caltech recognized in State of the Union

By / January 26, 2011

Innovations being developed at California Technical Institute and Oak Ridge National Lab received acclaim from President Obama in last night’s State of the Union address. Obama recognized these research centers as crucial players in the nation’s goal to solve the country’s energy crisis. In his speech he stated: “… if they assemble teams of the…

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Solar reactor to make fuel from sunlight

By / December 27, 2010

Researchers have developed a prototype device that directly converts sun rays into fuels that can be stored. The BBC reports that the devices uses a quartz window and cavity to focus sunlight into a cylinder lined with cerium oxide. According to Gizmag, ceria is hygroscopic and will also absorb carbon dioxide. As the sunlight heats…

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