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Video: Carbon nanotubes twist and coil to harvest energy from back and forth motions

By April Gocha / September 6, 2017

An international research team led by scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has fashioned carbon nanotubes into “twistron” yarns that can generate electrical energy when pulled, stretched, tugged, or twisted.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 19, 2017

Graphene for space applications, conductive electrodes are key to fast-charging batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 14, 2016

Double-layer coating material creates full spectrum of colors, finger swipe-powered phones are one step closer, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 14, 2016.

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Synthesis technique integrates 2D materials into supercapacitors that can charge electronics in seconds, last for decades

By April Gocha / November 29, 2016

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to incorporate 2-D materials into thin and flexible supercapacitor nanostructures that rapidly provide sufficient power and remain stable after countless charging cycles.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 24, 2016

New method to purify carbon nanotubes, solid batteries improve safety, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 24, 2016.

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Carbon film merges microchips with power sources to shrink consumer electronics

By April Gocha / February 22, 2016

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.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 26, 2015

Metals that walk on water, energy-generating rubber, space-age ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 26, 2015.

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Electric cars powered by supercapacitor-packed body panels could become roadway reality within five years

By Jessica McMathis / December 15, 2014

A team at Queensland University of Technology and Rice University has developed a high-capacity film that’s thin enough to be placed in the panels of your car and provide enough juice to recharge an EV battery in minutes.

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Better than graphene? Cigarette butts outperform supermaterial as supercapacitors

By Jessica McMathis / August 17, 2014

Could a discarded cigarette butt possibly do some good? New research from Seoul National University suggests yes.

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Ceramics Gordon Conference announced for July 20–25

By Eileen De Guire / April 9, 2014

The next installment of the long-running Gordon Research Conference on “Solid State Studies in Ceramics,” organized by Monika Backhaus, will be July 20–25, 2014, at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.

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