Thursday, September 29, 2022

Emerging Tech

4-terminal perovskite-silicon tandem devices hit 30% efficiency

Such high efficiency enables more power per square meter and less cost per kWh.

Battery-free, wireless underwater camera powered by sound waves

The device could help us explore unknown regions of the ocean or monitor the effects of climate change.

Researchers develop high-density thick battery electrodes using magnets

These electrodes for lithium-ion batteries could unleash greater power and faster charging.

USAF selects Raytheon to develop Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile

The Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile is an air-breathing, scramjet-powered munition.

Saildrone captures incredible video inside Category 4 Hurricane Fiona

For the second year, NOAA and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered vehicles.

A discovery brings stable, efficient perovskite cells closer to commercialization

The Rice-led project could make perovskite cells ready for prime time.

SpinLaunch closes new funding round to fling payload to space

The method will eliminate 70% of the fuel and infrastructure requirements of traditional launch methods.

Patented technology generates electricity from ocean wave, clothing, and cars

It could create more cost-effective, highly efficient tools for generating clean energy from the ocean.

DARPA autonomous combat vehicles take to the hills in off-road testing

Now the team will focus on even more difficult off-road landscapes at Camp Roberts, California.

B-21 Raider stealth bomber to be unveiled in early December

The B-21 Raider unveiling will be a historic moment, providing an exclusive view of the aircraft.

MIT’s passive cooling system keeps items cool without using electricity

The system could keep food fresh longer or supplement air conditioning in buildings.

Yale researchers discover bacteria that use light for breathing electricity

Light accelerates conductivity in nature's electric grid.

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