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Sunlight Generates Hydrogen In New Porous Silicon
2014-04-11 14:25:47

Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, who also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics as outlets for this new material.

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.

Silicon-based Batteries Boosted By Researchers
2012-11-01 07:08:29

'Crushed' porous silicon anodes show dramatic increase in charge-discharge cycles

2011-04-14 07:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Natcore Technology Inc.

2010-10-14 00:59:21

A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.

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2008-11-20 12:25:00

Rechargeable lithium ion batteries provide portable devices that require a lot of energy, such as mobile telephones, digital cameras, and notebook computers, with power.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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