Graphene Coating for Cathode Materials
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Salgenx has developed an innovative method to transform dendrites—once a significant issue—into a key component for high-performance cathode metalic materials in the saltwater flow battery. This new approach not only mitigates the problems caused by dendrites but leverages their unique properties to enhance battery efficiency and longevity.   Addressing the Dendrite Challenge Dendrites are needle-like metallic structures that form on battery electrodes during the charging and discharging cycles. These structures can lead to short circuits, increased resistance, capacity loss, and sig ..read more
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Million-dollar award will advance Evercloak’s low-carbon HVAC technology
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Evercloak’s ground-breaking HVAC technology recently received another boost, with $1.1 million in funding from Natural Resources Canada’s Energy Innovation Program (EIP). The EIP funding supports a $1.8M project enabling Evercloak to accelerate the development of their membrane-based system, which can cut the energy required for air conditioning and dehumidification by up to 50%. According to the company’s founder and CEO, Evelyn Allen, those reductions will be crucial as global temperatures rise. “Air conditioning already accounts for 10 percent of the world’s electricity ..read more
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Ceramic Nano Memory
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Cerabyte is now ready to bring its technology to the United States. The German company believes it can solve the needs of power-hungry data centers with a “disruptive” data storage offering. Cerabyte just announced the launch of its US-based operations from its newly established offices in Silicon Valley, California, and Boulder, Colorado. Founded by Christian Pflaum in 2022, the company developed a new storage technology that can seemingly retain massive amounts of data indefinitely. Modern data centers and storage operators are Cerabyte’s primary targets, as its technology can theo ..read more
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Graphene-based underfloor heating trials
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Specialist structural flooring manufacturers Staircraft have trialled the use of Haydale’s unique graphene based functional ink for application on their innovative chipboard flooring system. Significant investment has been made to get the new flooring system to adopt a heating solution that is cost effective and easy to install. In a groundbreaking trial, Staircraft have seen very encouraging results and are now focused on continuing to collect definitive data before introducing the concept to their customer base. Numerous ink alternatives were used throughout the trial and Staircraft Project ..read more
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Premier Graphene, Inc. Ships Advanced Graphene Suspension Samples
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Premier Graphene, Inc. has shipped HGI’s proprietary graphene suspension test samples to one of the largest essential materials companies in the world for use in concrete. This essential materials company is adding graphene samples to concrete to confirm the game changing improved qualities of this concrete as measured by HGI’s in-house tests. Premier Graphene Inc. has exclusive distribution rights in the United States for this high-quality, economically viable graphene, as well as all graphene colloids and graphene suspensions created by HGI. Cement is the essential ingredient of concrete. Co ..read more
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Graphene Composites USA (GC USA) Selected to Develop Next Gen US Military Footwear
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GC USA has been selected to participate in research and development program between DEVCOM Soldier Center, Natick MA and UMass Lowell to develop materials for the next generation of U.S. military footwear. The program, SWIFT [Supporting Warfighters through Innovative Footwear Technologies], is offered by the HEROES (Harnessing Emerging Research Opportunities to Empower Soldiers) initiative and will see GC extend its patented GC Composite graphene and aerogel technology to develop ultra-lightweight, durable, insulative materials for use in extreme cold weather. Lightweight ..read more
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AMD partners with Rice University for US Army Radar program
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Advanced Material Development (AMD) has signed a collaboration with Rice University as it ramps up plans for a Texas based Defense and Security business. A US Army program, managed by AMD’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Alan Dalton will now have a significant portion of the project developed at Rice University’s world-renowned Materials Science and Nano Engineering Department which is Chaired by world-leading material scientist Professor Pulickel Ajayan. Rice University’s Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President for Innovation, Paul Cherukuri said “I am delighted to extend a warm ..read more
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Nano Dimension to acquire Desktop Metal, as both target mass AM production
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Additive manufacturing companies Nano Dimension and Desktop Metal have entered into a definitive agreement under which Nano Dimension will acquire all outstanding shares of Desktop Metal in an all-cash transaction valued at $135m. Yoav Stern, Nano Dimension’s CEO and member of the board of directors, said: “Our combination with Desktop Metal is another step in Nano Dimension’s evolution to become the leader in digital manufacturing, with capabilities in mass manufacturing for critical industrial applications. “We’re excited to join forces with an excellent group of technology leaders, all o ..read more
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Hyundai Motor Group Unveils Nano Cooling Film for Cars
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Hyundai Motor Company unveiled a campaign video (Link) showcasing its journey to enhance the lives of Pakistani drivers through the use of a new pioneering technology, the world’s first Nano Cooling Film. The ‘Made Cooler by Hyundai’ campaign provided Nano Cooling Film to drivers in Lahore, Pakistan, who grapple with extreme heat exceeding 50°C and air pollution. The Nano Cooling Film creates a radiative cooling effect, reflecting solar heat externally while still allowing infrared rays inside the vehicle to escape. Nano Cooling Film is highly transmissive yet can reduce in-car ..read more
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Swift Solar receives funding to build perovskite tandem photovoltaics factory
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Swift Solar announced the close of its $27 million Series A financing round, which follows on the heels of a $7 million award from the Department of Energy under the Advancing U.S. Thin-Film Solar Photovoltaics funding program. The company, founded in 2017 is a spinout of MIT, Stanford University and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and specializes in perovskite tandem photovoltaics. The new technology combines metal halide perovskites with silicon or other perovskites to make tandem cells that have higher efficiency than traditional solar cells. The $27 million funding round w ..read more
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