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Dr Pramoda Kumar Nayak in his lab at IIT Madras

New discovery paves way for silicon of the future

Just imagine taking two extremely ultra-thin materials with different properties and placing one on top of the other, and obtaining a new material with...
Characterization of a N-PSi@C electrode.

Ultrafast-charging Silicon-based anodes for Li-ion batteries

Fast charging rate and large energy storage are becoming key elements for the development of next-generation batteries, especially for high-performance electric vehicles. Developing electrodes...

Better lithium ion batteries on the cards

A team of scientists at India Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, has developed a set of new electrodes that promise to help produce lithium-ion...
Artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware

Artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware

With regards to preparing power, the human mind can't be beaten. Stuffed inside the squishy, football-sized organ is something close to 100 billion neurons. At...
New Alloy Sensors For Jet Engines Can Handle High Heat

New Alloy Sensors For Jet Engines Can Handle High Heat

Scientists at the John Hopkin's University have cultivated new sensors for microelectromechanical systems and the devices that are part of the Internet of Things....