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Question of the Week: Materials
Will we drive on piezoelectric highways?

Today's lead INSIDER story showcased efforts from Lancaster University to create road-ready piezoelectric tiles. The electricity generated from the ceramics (and the vehicles driving over them) could...

News: Energy
A Piezoelectric Highway? Engineers Take Another Test Drive

Researchers from Lancaster University are looking to pave the next generation of smart road surfaces — with piezoelectric ceramics. When embedded in road surfaces, the tiles convert...

News: Energy
Nanotube Yarns Generate Electricity When Stretched

Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and South Korea’s Hanyang University have developed tiny, high-tech yarns that generate electricity when stretched or twisted. The nanoyarns,...

News: Energy
Perspiration Power: Biofuel Cell Reacts to Sweat

Engineers from the University of California – San Diego have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from an...

INSIDER: Energy
Turning Homes into Power Stations

A new solar project, called SUNRISE, will develop printed photovoltaic cells and new manufacturing processes that can be used to construct solar energy products in India. These will then be integrated into...

INSIDER: Energy
Method to Revolutionize Battery Recharging

University of Sydney researchers have developed a three-stage method to recharge zinc-air batteries. While zinc-air batteries are currently used as an energy source in hearing aids and some film...

Question of the Week: Energy
Will "Electric Clothing" appeal to consumers?

Last week's INSIDER lead story featured an ultra-thin energy harvester from Vanderbilt University. Made from materials five thousand times thinner than a human hair, the technology may someday be woven...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Precision High Voltage: Demystifying Accuracy and Resolution Challenges in Mass Spectrometry

Regardless of discipline, application, or instrument architecture, high voltage is required to successfully convert molecular mass to a gas-ion...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
The Advantages of High-Voltage Standard-Product Power Supplies  

Despite the sophisticated nature of product development involving systems with high-voltage components, designers often face the pressures of fast cycle times. This webinar...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Precise Thermal Measurement and Control for Temperature-Critical Applications  

Thermal management and control largely determine overall process uniformity, product quality, and throughput in temperature-critical applications. This presentation...

Question of the Week
Would you use "Printed Wi-Fi?"

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