Home > News > STMicro applies nanotechnology to fuel cell research
September 10th, 2003
STMicro applies nanotechnology to fuel cell research
STMicroelectronics NV is applying its R&D to developing fuel cells small enough to fit inside a mobile handset. The company said Wednesday it had made progress increasing the current output from such miniature fuel cells. The ST research team has made a porous layer, consisting of a layer of silicon containing millions of pores, each measuring just a few nanometers in diameter. The small pore sizes give the layer a very large effective surface area, thus increasing the efficiency of the catalysis.
Tough foam from tiny sheets: Rice University lab uses atom-thick materials to make ultralight foam July 29th, 2014
Zenosense, Inc. July 29th, 2014
Optimum inertial design for self-propulsion: A new study investigates the effects of small but finite inertia on the propulsion of micro and nano-scale swimming machines July 29th, 2014
A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014