An energy harvesting device that can transform subtle mechanical vibrations into electrical energy could be used to power wireless sensors and actuators.
Researchers are studying how plant-based inks can be used to print low-cost, biodegradable and recyclable sensors.
Presenters from the Oct. 13, 2020 webcast “Improve industrial facility energy management: a process-based approach” addressed questions not covered during the live event.
An energy harvester has been developed that could make manufacturing embedded wearable electronics a viable reality.
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While renewable energy sources like wind and solar photovoltaics may be the future of a low carbon electric grid, they there is a need for reliable and resilient dispatchable generation along with energy storage
An atomic mechanism that makes some thermoelectric materials efficient near high-temperature phase transition could help unlock better options for technologies reliant on transforming heat into electricity.
Heat-harnessing solar cells that reflect 99% of the energy they can’t convert to electricity could help bring down the price of storing renewable energy as heat and improve overall energy efficiency.
Reducing arc flash to electrical personnel is an evolutionary process. Learn more in this Q&A
Graphene coating enables new electrode designs with potential for electric vehicles