“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
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An MIT team has devised a lithium metal anode that could improve the longevity and energy density of future batteries.
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
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Mining materials from the sea floor could help secure a low-carbon future, but researchers are racing to understand the environmental effects.
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Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.
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Novel class of “ionic liquids” may store more energy than conventional electrolytes — with less risk of catching fire.
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“Hybrid” cathodes could provide more power for a given weight and volume.
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Faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are developing technologies that store, capture, convert, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions.
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A new concept for thermal energy storage involves a material that absorbs heat as it melts and releases it as it resolidifies.
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Faculty researchers share insights into new capabilities at the annual Industrial Liaison Program Research and Development Conference.
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