All Entries in the Tag : Supercap

Using ultracapacitors in wind turbine applications

After designing capacitors for more than 20 years, it’s no surprise Chad Hall has a lot to say about ultracapacitors. Co-founder and VP of marketing and product management at Ioxus, Hall keeps a blog on the company’s website showcasing how ultracapacitors can benefit industries from automotive to renewable energy.

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Graphene is the Future of Tech and the Future is Here

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 20, 2014 – Even though graphite companies have been ever increasing blips on investors’ radar screens over the past couple of years, the space got a massive visibility and validation boost when the already iconic Tesla Motors announced its planned lithium ion battery gigafactory to be completed by 2017 to support the demand for its new Tesla Model S.

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Advanced Battery Tech From Recycled Cigarettes

Warren Buffett popularized the notion of investing in “cigarette butt” stocks. That is, extracting one last “puff” of value out of discarded stocks trading below liquidation value. Well, get ready to put a new spin on the term.

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Graphene-based planar micro-supercapacitors for on-chip energy storage

(Nanowerk News) The rapid development of miniaturized portable electronic devices, such as micro-electromechanical systems, microrobots and implantable medical devices, has stimulated intense demand for micro-scale power sources.

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Hemp May Beat Graphene as Ideal Supercapacitor Material

As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors.

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Morgan Focuses on Graphene Manufacture Process with University

Morgan Advanced Materials, a global materials engineering company, has signed a new joint development deal with The University of Manchester, a renowned institute specializing in applied and fundamental graphene research.

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Graphene bridges gap between traditional capacitors, batteries

(Nanowerk News) Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA have set the stage for a watershed in mobile energy storage by using a special graphene material to significantly boost the energy density of electrochemical capacitors, putting them on a par with lead acid batteries.

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