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Researchers Develop Worlds Thinnest Electric Generator

Researchers Develop World's Thinnest Electric Generator

Provided by Holly Evarts, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology report that they have made the first experimental observation of...

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2014-10-20 23:04:46

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding products is expected to grow to $6.6 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, EMI/RFI: Materials and Technologies, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency...

2014-10-20 08:25:10

CANTON, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary, ElectriPlast Corp, announced the exciting development of two new materials. These materials keep Integral well in front of the industry performance curve. The focus of these new materials is the high performance shielding market and applications that will utilize ElectriPlast as a conductor. These new products will...

2014-10-13 12:21:05

HOUSTON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScreeneX(R), OSG [http://www.osg.co.il ]'s innovative LCD screen integrated into the window system of vehicles or in other glass elements, is to be launched in the North American market at the Houston, Texas meeting of the American Public Transport Association, today at booth no. 4761. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/710020 ) Daniel Cohen, CEO of Oran Safety Glass (OSG) said the three-day Houston...

2014-10-08 12:31:02

State Senator Greg Evers, State Representative Doug Broxson, State Representative Mike Hill and 60 Plus' Amy Frederick discussed the harmful impact of proposed EPA regulations on seniors' energy bills PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 60 Plus Association unveiled a new report today that found President Obama's newly proposed EPA regulations would disproportionately impact Florida's seniors. State Senator Greg Evers, State Representative Doug Broxson and State...

2014-10-08 08:22:07

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Electricity, Gas and Water: The European Market Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The combined European annual demand for electricity, gas and water meters is valued at $3.35 billion in 2014. But By 2018, annual demand is forecast to increase to $3.99 billion. Europe may be a mature meter market, but it will continue to offer...

2014-10-08 08:21:59

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Nuclear energy outperforms wind and natural gas in slowing the advance of climate change, the Canadian Nuclear Association said today. The nuclear association released a an independent study by the engineering firm Hatch, which compared greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions from nuclear power plants, wind farms, natural gas plants, and wind farms backed by natural gas plants. "Ontario wisely chose to build an electrical system that is...

2014-10-07 23:05:14

Alphabet Energy Introduces The World’s Most Powerful Thermoelectric Generator Hayward, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Alphabet Energy introduced the world’s most powerful thermoelectric generator today, which captures exhaust heat and converts it into electricity. The company’s first product, called the E1, attaches to an exhaust stack and uses Alphabet’s patented thermoelectric materials to convert waste heat into electricity. Thermoelectrics use a temperature differential to...

2014-10-07 12:36:18

CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our search to satisfy our customers' engineering and market driven needs, Switchcraft has developed IP rated and mechanically robust overmolded locking high amperage plugs. These custom products have been thoroughly tested in our laboratory for thermal shock, corrosion, insulation resistance and operating temperature. Our customers have the assurance of receiving a superior product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150690 See New Product...

2014-10-06 23:09:20

Jolt Charger wirelessly chargeable HERO4 products are available through the Kickstarter campaign San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Jolt Charger™, the world's first GoPro® wireless charger, announces addition of GoPro HERO4 compatible wirelessly chargeable batteries to its product lineup. Jolt Charger is running a Kickstarter campaign from Sept. 16, 2014 to Oct. 27, 2014 to raise funds for mass production of Jolt and provide a discount for early adopters of the...

2014-10-03 16:21:31

Filing maintains grid reliability while protecting customers against price volatility GAHANNA, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) an expanded Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) designed to provide customers with more stable electricity prices during periods of market volatility while continuing the economic viability of Ohio's generation. "Ohio is facing a period of unprecedented...


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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