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 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Graphic of MIT's seed pocket technology on silicon wafers for 2D materials.

2D materials shift Moore's Law paradigm

Struggling to overcome the inevitable shortcomings of miniaturizing digital technologies due to the inherent limits of silicon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have potentially... — Updated 1/24/2023

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
VulcanForms co-founders John Hart (left) and Martin Feldmann (right).

From 3D printing to digital manufacturing

VulcanForms is elevating metal 3D printing to the next stage of AM industrialization. Spun out from a Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus and professor duo, VulcanForms is pushing the... — Updated 12/6/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
A 3D rendering of interconnected atoms that could function like graphene.

Twisted graphene smooths quantum tech

Researchers postulate graphene can be transistor, superconductor simultaneously. With the breakthroughs in quantum technologies that graphene has enabled, among countless other discoveries this... — Updated 11/15/2022

 
Tin solder is being used to repair a computer microcircuit.

Overlooked tin connects the Digital Age

From flashlights to supercomputers, tin is the glue for an electronic age Lost in the clamor for lithium, nickel and other metals needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles and modern... — Updated 9/27/2022 Full story

 
U.S. military uses antimony in a wide array of equipment to protect the country.

Antimony at top of strategic concerns

Russia and China's control of global supplies worry DC lawmakers From its uses in flame retardants that have saved countless American lives to being an important ingredient in batteries poised to be... — Updated 9/12/2022 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
A rendering of MIT's gallium-gold bandage sensor on an arm.

A gold-gallium bandage to monitor body

MIT develops a wearable sensor able to target any biomarker Using a gold-gallium "band-aid" could prove the next generation of biological monitoring as researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of... — Updated 8/30/2022

 
Cups with aluminum, sulfur, and molten salts in aluminum-sulfur batteries.

A new low-cost aluminum-sulfur battery

Seeking an affordable and safer alternative to lithium-ion batteries for the storage of intermittent clean energy from wind and solar, a global team of researchers led by an award-winning chemist at... — Updated 8/30/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Various metal 3D printed objects using UMass high-entropy alloy.

Exciting new 3D printing alloy discovery

Strong and flexible, HEA offers the ideal additive manufacturing combination Scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Georgia Institute of Technology have 3D printed a... — Updated 8/16/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Considered a co-inventor of lithium-ion batteries, earning a Nobel Prize for it.

Father of lithium-ion batteries turns 100

Ask anyone, "who invented the lightbulb?" and most would be able to answer Thomas Edison. Ask anyone, "who invented the telephone?" and some would be able to answer Alexander Graham Bell. Ask anyone,... — Updated 8/2/2022 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
A 3D rendering showing Cooper pairs with offset rows of graphene.

Physics' newest twisted graphene family

Just when you would think graphene could not possibly be more amazing than it already is, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology prove that to be furthest from the truth,... — Updated 7/19/2022

 
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Innovator touts new 3D printing tech

A high-tech company, Seurat Technologies, intends to make the most of its innovation in the emerging world of metal 3D printing and in the process, revolutionize the way large industrial products... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
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Brothers discover the sound of graphene

Two brothers in a Rice University laboratory noticed a fascinating result during the production of the miracle material graphene that could potentially change the way it is manufactured – by... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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MIT makes longest lithium battery fiber

Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have developed a rechargeable lithium-ion battery in the form of an ultra-long fiber that can be woven into fabrics and even washed. This latest... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
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MIT creates groundbreaking REE separation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have devised a unique method to help curb the looming shortages of critical minerals and metals by making it easier to separate them from ore and recy... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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VW creates new European battery business

Powering up its mission to become the world's leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, Volkswagen Group has established a European public company to consolidate activities along the EV battery... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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IDTechEx speculates fuel cell EV future

Market and business research firm, IDTechEx, predicts that while battery electric vehicles (BEV) are paving the way for decarbonizing road transport, the hydrogen fuel cell will claim a leading role,... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Scientists report graphene breakthroughs

The explosion of scientific research into the properties and potential benefits of graphene since the material was first identified nearly two decades ago continues to yield substantial results.... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
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MIT develops game-changing H fuel process

As the world aspires to move away from fossil fuels and minimize carbon emissions, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new method to generate clean hydrogen fuel... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Perpetua to supply antimony for batteries

Idaho-focused mining company Perpetua Resources Corp. and Ambri Inc., a battery technology company born from research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have forged a partnership that will... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
Ambri MIT Japan Energy Fund Reliance Industries funding Paulson & Co.

Ambri funding meets scale of battery tech

Ambri Inc., which is advancing antimony-based liquid-metal battery technology developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has secured a $144 million financing to commercialize and grow... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
247Solar MIT HeatStorE remote off-grid generator emission-free clean renewable

Sandbox battery to energize remote mines

Solar energy company and startup from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar247 Inc., announced earlier this year a robust new battery technology, HeatStorE, a long duration thermal battery... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
MIT thermophotovoltaic heat engine to generate electricity.

Heat to electricity with no moving parts

Since its invention nearly 140 years ago, the modern steam turbine has represented the apex of efficiency when it comes to converting thermal energy into electricity. Now, engineers from the... — Updated 4/19/2022 Full story

 
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Tin has been critical for 5,500 years

From the advancements of technology during the Bronze Age to the computers and telecommunication systems of today's Big Data Era, tin has been critical to human progress for at least 5,500 years.... — Updated 9/28/2021 Full story

 
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Antimony may be a renewable energy hero

An unsung war hero that saved countless American troops during World War II, an overlooked battery material that has played a pivotal role in storing electricity for more than 100 years, and a major... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 

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