Electrochemistry
Electrochemistry is the branch of physical chemistry that studies chemical reactions which take place at the interface of an electrode, usually a solid metal or a semiconductor, and an ionic conductor...
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Potato battery new and improved Video Reuters
A potato battery can light up a room for over a month.
From Allergens To Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes
Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated...
Energy Storage: You’ll Never Be-Leaf What Makes Up This Battery
Scientists at the University of Maryland have a new recipe for batteries: Bake a leaf, and add sodium. They used a carbonized oak leaf, pumped full of sodium, as a demonstration battery’s negative ter...
New Design Points A Path To The ‘Ultimate’ Battery
Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 ti...
Nanotechnology Offers New Approach To Increasing Storage Ability Of Dielectric Capacitors
Nanotechnology offers new approach to increasing storage ability of dielectric capacitors. For Back to the Future fans, this week marked a milestone that took three decades to reach. Oct. 21, 2015, w...
Diamonds Could Help Detect Early Stage Cancers, University Of Sydney Researchers Say
Diamonds could play a vital role in helping to detect cancers in their earliest stages, new research shows. Physicists from the University of Sydney have devised a way to make nanoscale, synthetic dia...
Saltwater Lamps For Those in Need
In first world countries, light and electricity may be something taken for granted. When one ambles into a business office, it’s uncommon to marvel at the fluorescents above when they flicker on. All ...
New Battery Technologies Take On Lithium-Ion
Lithium-ion batteries remain the technology-of-choice for today’s crop of electric cars, but challengers are revving up to try to upset the current order. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&...
A New Kind Of Wood Chip: Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer Chips
In an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has collaborated with researchers in the Madison-based U.S. Department o...
It Takes A Lot But They Aren't Indistructible - Burning a Diamond-Video
Diamonds—they may be forever, but they're not indestructible. Although, as demonstrated by Dr. Peter Wothers in the video below, it does take an awful lot to make them burn. Purely consisting of repet...
Tesla launches Tesla Energy line of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities
Tesla CEO Elon Musk launched a line of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities in a bid to help speed the spread of renewable energy.
The latest disruptive space technology is a battery-powered rocket engine
Rocket Lab, a US and New Zealand-based defense research company, has exploited the increasing power packed by small batteries to develop a new rocket it’s calling the Electron. It says it will cost $4...
Sensors Cleaned by Light Could Drop Costs of Detecting Pollution or Disease
Scientists in Italy have engineered a cheap and simple electrochemical sensor that cleans itself when exposed to ultraviolet light. Their system offers a route towards self-cleaning electrodes with my...
ABC Science: Making fuel out of thin air
In a discovery that experts say could revolutionise fuel cell technology, scientists have found that graphene, the world's thinnest, strongest and most impermeable material, can allow protons to pass ...
History of electrochemistry
Electrochemistry, a branch of chemistry, went through several changes during its evolution from early principles related to magnets in the early 16th and 17th centuries, to complex theories involving ...
History of electrochemistry - Wikipedia
Battery (electricity)
An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. Each cell contains a positive terminal, or cathode, and a ne...
Battery (electricity) - Wikipedia
Fuel cell
A fuel cell is a device that converts the chemical energy from a fuel into electricity through a chemical reaction with oxygen or another oxidizing agent.Hydrogen produced from the steam methane refor...
Cold fusion
Cold fusion is a hypothetical type of nuclear reaction that would occur at, or near, room temperature, compared with temperatures in the millions of degrees that are required for "hot" fusion, which t...
Corrosion
Corrosion is the gradual destruction of materials (usually metals) by chemical reaction with their environment. In the most common use of the word, this means electrochemical oxidation of metals in re...
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Electrolysis
In chemistry and manufacturing, electrolysis is a method of using a direct electric current (DC) to drive an otherwise non-spontaneous chemical reaction. Electrolysis is commercially highly important ...
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Electrophoresis
Electrophoresis is the motion of dispersed particles relative to a fluid under the influence of a spatially uniform electric field. This electrokinetic phenomenon was observed for the first time in 18...
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Electroplating
Electroplating is a process that uses electric current to reduce dissolved metal cations so that they form a coherent metal coating on an electrode. The term is also used for electrical oxidation of a...
Electroplating - Wikipedia
Theory
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking. Depending on the context, the results might for example include generalized explanati...
Physical chemistry
Physical chemistry is the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of laws and concepts of physics. It applies the principles, practices and con...
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Bioelectrochemistry
Bioelectrochemistry is a branch of electrochemistry and biophysical chemistry concerned with topics like cell electron-proton transport, cell membrane potentials and electrode reactions of redox enzym...
Electroanalytical method
Electroanalytical methods are a class of techniques in analytical chemistry which study an analyte by measuring the potential (volts) and/or current (amperes) in an electrochemical cell containing the...
Electrochemical cell
An electrochemical cell is a device capable of either generating electrical energy from chemical reactions or facilitating chemical reactions through the introduction of electrical energy. A common ex...
Electrochemical cell - Wikipedia
Electrochemical engineering
Electrochemical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the technological applications of electrochemical phenomena (such as synthesis of chemicals, electrowinning and refining of metals...