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Latest Nikhil Koratkar Stories

2012-01-23 22:16:18

Graphene is the thinnest material known to science.

2011-07-19 14:33:19

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to harvest energy from flowing water.

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2011-04-13 13:00:00

A team of researchers have increased the toughness of ceramic composites by using graphene reinforcements that enable new fracture resistance mechanisms in the ceramic.

2011-01-04 13:58:52

An entirely new type of nanomaterial developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could enable the next generation of high-power rechargeable lithium (Li)-ion batteries for electric automobiles, as well as batteries for laptop computers, mobile phones, and other portable devices.

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2010-10-26 14:17:05

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute developed a new method for using water to tune the band gap of the nanomaterial graphene, opening the door to new graphene-based transistors and nanoelectronics.

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2009-03-27 08:25:00

A new research discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could lead to tougher, more durable composite frames for aircraft, watercraft, and automobiles.

2008-07-04 06:00:49

By Larry Rulison, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 4--TROY -- An associate professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has figured out a way to make a pot of water boil more quickly. Nikhil Koratkar and a team of researchers at RPI lined a pot with tiny copper nanorods.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.