Keyword: Green Design & Manufacturing

Green Design & Manufacturing

Quiz: Power
How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?
Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
The EU has already declared that the nonbiodegradable microplastics must be eliminated by 2025, but a team of MIT scientists has perhaps expedited that timeline.
Articles: Materials
A polymer breaking enzyme when infused into plastic causes the material to break down into its original components when submerged in compost or even warm water.
INSIDER: Physical Sciences

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation...

White Papers: Green Design & Manufacturing
Flow Battery Solutions that Outperform Alternative Technologies

Unlike other rechargeable energy storage technologies, flow batteries provide a more cost-effective option for large energy storage applications, and offer easy maintenance,...

5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers at University of Cambridge have developed floating “artificial leaves” that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea.
Briefs: Energy
Energy Storage Materials Make Batteries More Efficient and Heat-Resistant
In redox flow batteries, the energy-storing components are dissolved in a solvent and can be stored at a decentralized location.
Briefs: Power
A team of researchers at EMPA have developed a water-activated disposable paper battery.
Briefs: Materials
Over the course of their research, the team discovered that these anthraquinones decompose slowly over time, regardless of how many times the battery has been used.
Issue Archive: Electronics & Computers
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Articles: Energy
A solar thermal device mimics photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide emissions into a clean energy resource.
Special Reports: Automotive
Power Electronics - August 2022

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for a range of applications...

Briefs: Design
The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid.
Special Reports: Transportation
Vehicle Electrification - July 2022

Innovation is happening at a rapid pace in the e-mobility space. Read this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Truck & Off-Highway Engineering to learn about...

5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
Wireless sensors inspired by Dandelions could be used to monitor climate change.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA-derived air-quality technologies help curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefs: Materials
Making one kilometer of a two-lane road would use up about three million masks.
White Papers: Green Design & Manufacturing
Improving Lithium-Ion Batteries eBook

Raman spectroscopy has many advantages but the most important ones for battery applications are those that involve subtle changes in molecular structure or local chemical environments. This eBook...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
An MIT team has a water-free way to charge up dust on solar panels and repel it away.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to information inputs without any external energy input, much like a...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
A new catalyst and microchannel reactors improve efficiency and cost of the process.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The aerogels safely remove contaminants from water without releasing any problematic chemical residue.
Briefs: Materials
The long-lasting, environmentally benign fire-retarding treatment, if used on high-risk areas, could dramatically cut the number of fires that occur each year.
Briefs: Energy
This remote forest fire detection and alarm system is powered by nothing but the movement of the trees in the wind.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The sustainable material offers a zero-waste solution to boost recycling and support the circular economy.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Carbon nanotubes are used to create solar cells with unprecedented flexibility and resistance.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
A method converts cotton into sugar, which can be turned into spandex, nylon, or ethanol.
Podcasts: Green Design & Manufacturing
Canadian battery recycling company Li-Cycle is leveraging its sustainable process to provide an end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Activated carbon made from corn stover filters 98 percent of a pollutant from water.