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Range anxiety, the fear of running out of power before being able to recharge an electric vehicle, may be a thing of the past, according to a team of Penn State engineers who are...

The material can be recycled, making renewable energy more sustainable while lowering costs in the process.
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Q&A: Printable Flexible Batteries
Professor Shirley Meng explains why there's a demand for stretchable batteries.
The technology could lead to a platform for quantum computation or new types of energy-efficient data storage applications.
With new vehicles, automotive manufacturers will need to closely monitor the current flowing to the motor.

The pursuit of fusion as a safe, carbon-free, always-on energy source has intensified in recent years, with a number of organizations pursuing aggressive...

White Papers: Energy
RF & Bench Essentials Reference Guide

Much has been written, published, and presented about the basics of RF and wireless fundamentals. Basics are often told from the perspective of reviewing academic concepts focusing on design...

White Papers: Power
Testing Electric Vehicle Motor and Controller with a Bidirectional Power Supply

Each year ,vehicle electrification continues to increase, with all signs pointing to this trend accelerating in the future. Some of the factors contributing to...

See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
A stretchable system can harvest energy from human breathing and motion.
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer, and about 20% more efficient.
SAE J2954 paves the way for electric vehicle charging without a plug and enables alignment for manual/autonomous parking.
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New Products: February 2021 Battery Technology
Board-to-board connectors, supercapacitors, li-ion batteries, and more.
Battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
NASA-funded research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit or even a Mars rover.
A newly developed architected metamaterial has the ability to change shape in a tunable fashion.
USC researchers found a way to use idle oil and gas wells for energy storage.
The improved rectennas could operate low-power devices such as temperature sensors.
The material could help protect both civilian and military personnel in earthquakes.
Special Reports: Automotive
Vehicle Electrification - January 2021

See how Ford, Volkswagen, Cadillac, and other manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of battery & EV design to compete with Tesla in a rapidly growing market, plus learn about the latest EV...

Research demonstrates the potential of a solar unit that can hang on the outside of a structure.
The chip combines two functions — logic operations and data storage — into a single architecture, paving the way to more efficient devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Supercapacitor Based on Manganese Oxide
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Products of Tomorrow: January 2021
A malaria-test "bandage"; underwater navigation via sound; and a biodegrading, implantable sensor.
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
Water-Powered Engines Offer Satellite Mobility
The technology could allow deep-space exploration without running out of propellant.
Membranes that remove salt from water help split sea water into fuel.