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Heating up rust could make large-scale solar power storage possible

By Stephanie Liverani / March 4, 2016

Is the key to large-scale solar power storage rusting before our eyes? Researchers at Stanford University (Stanford, Calif.) found that ordinary metal oxides, such as rust, can be made into solar cells capable of splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen by day for energy use at night.

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Latest ACerS Bulletin features South Korea and highlights burgeoning careers in ceramics

By April Gocha / September 18, 2015

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring the annual international profile of the ceramics and glass industry and the annual CAREER award article—is now available online.

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Li-ion battery advances: borosilicide, olivine, and ‘popcorn’

By Jim Destefani / June 13, 2013

Image: Lithium borosilicide framework. Credit: Fässler, M. Zeilinger; TUM. Lightweight, high energy density, and fast, reliable recharging have made lithium-ion batteries the preferred power sources for cell phones and other portable electronic devices. The basic technology is proven, but research continues to develop better materials that could allow the devices to store even more energy and…

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