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Your Next Smartphone Case Or Electric Vehicle Body May Be A Battery
2014-05-19 14:34:10

Because space within today’s electronic devices is at a premium and these devices are requiring more and more power – engineers have been looking into making batteries that are also the cases of devices or possibly the exteriors of electric vehicles.

Supercapacitor Stores Electricity On Silicon Chips
2013-10-23 08:54:48

Supercapacitor that is made out of silicon so it can be built into a silicon chip along with the microelectronic circuitry that it powers.

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2009-07-29 14:50:00

With products that range from carpets to kites, you’d think Rice University chemist Bob Hauge was running a department store.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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