Potential applications for low-temperature plasmas

Dr Joseph Zimmerman, a Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, discusses recent experimental investigations of applications for low-temperature plasmas. Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. As the...

Calorimetry for the development of an improved sodium-ion battery

Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how battery calorimeters allow thermal characterisation and safety testing for an improved sodium-ion battery. In...

Peatlands and climate change: from threat to cure

Sustainable management of peatlands and mitigating climate change: Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group helps close key knowledge gaps. Peatlands are a valuable but vulnerable natural resource....

Observing droplets of near-perfect fluid in high energy nuclear collisions

By investigating the world’s smallest droplets of near-perfect fluid, researchers have been able to develop greater understanding of the primordial matter in the Universe. A...

Innovative calorimetric methods are improving the safety of electric vehicle batteries

Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how calorimetric methods can be applied to improve the safety of electric vehicle batteries. Transport represents over a quarter of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU, making it a...

RSS-Hydro: the diverse scientific and commercial applications of drone technology

Drone technology is diverse and can be used across many different sectors. RSS-Hydro’s CEO, Dr Guy Schumann discusses the commercial and scientific applications of drones, including their geospatial uses. In our previous articles, we reported on the use of drone...

Astrochemical origins of water on Earth

Professor Edwin Bergin, of the Department of Astronomy at University of Michigan and Dariusz Lis at NASA JPL-Caltech, discuss the astrochemical origins of water on Earth and its evolutionary history Water is the essential liquid of life, yet its origins...

Using total absorption gamma-ray spectroscopy to study nuclear beta decay

Dr Muriel Fallot, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes (SUBATECH Laboratory) performs her work using the Total Absorption Gamma-ray Spectroscopy technique to study nuclear beta decay. Nuclear beta decay is a simple process that is sensitive to the structure...

Innovating hydrogen fuel technology with MAXIMATOR

MAXIMATOR discusses its innovative hydrogen fuel technology, including its solutions for hydrogen compression, dispense, and storage. Hydrogen fuel can be produced through several methods. The most common methods include natural gas reforming, electrolysis, solar driven, and biological processes. A successful...

Exploring the Universe with Cosmological surveys

Using cosmological surveys to trace the evolution of the Universe and understand its accelerated expansion. In the last hundred years, cosmology has made significant steps to understand the composition, structure and evolution of the Universe: We have discovered that the...

Neutrino research: aiding our understanding of the Universe

Michel Gonin, Senior physicist, and Professor at Leprince-Ringuet laboratory, discusses the latest neutrino experiments and how they are key to our understanding of the formation and evolution of the Universe. In search of new discoveries, the field of elementary particles,...

Unravelling fine-tunings in nuclear physics

Important developments in theoretical nuclear physics and understanding the fine-tuning of the Universe that has led to the evolution of life on Earth. Element generation in the Big Bang and in stars exhibits fine-tuning that is of utmost importance for...

Reducing the spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria

The University of Jaén analyse the evolution of antibiotic resistance and the challenges posed by multidrug-resistant bacteria.

A successful first year for the Batteries – Calorimetry and Safety group at the KIT

Dr Carlos Ziebert, leader of the group Batteries – Calorimetry and Safety, discusses the group’s calorimetric studies and safety tests on lithium-ion cells and post-lithium cells. In February 2020, a new group was founded at the Institute of Applied Materials...


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