Synthesis of nitrogen rich (2D- 1D) hybrid carbon nanomaterial using MnO2 nanorods template for high performance Li-ion battery application

By Vinayan B P J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/C4TA05642F, PaperVinayan B P, Nele I. Schwarzburger, Maximilian FichtnerA novel strategy is developed to synthesis nitrogen rich (few layer graphene-carbon nanotube) [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes”…

Ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major battery breakthrough

An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and more powerful rechargeable battery for electric vehicles. …read more Via: Nanowerk

Superfluid nanomechanical resonator for quantum nanofluidics

By X. Rojas and J. P. Davis Author(s): X. Rojas and J. P. Davis We have developed a nanomechanical resonator, for which the motional degree of freedom is a superfluid 4He oscillating flow confined to precisely defined nanofluidic channels. It is composed of…

Carbon nanotube finding could lead to flexible electronics with longer battery life

Materials engineers have made a significant leap toward creating higher-performance electronics with improved battery life – and the ability to flex and stretch. …read more Via:: Nanowerk

Train powered by batteries to carry first passengers

A battery-powered train will run on Britain’s mainline railway network for the first time in more than half a century in an attempt to reduce costs and the environmental impact. …read more Via:: Engineering and Technology Magazine