Vanderbilt University

Home, Sweet Supercapacitor

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing a new generation of supercapacitors that can function even when they are subject to weight and vibration stress. Translation: the drywall of the future will store enough electrical energy to power your home electronics and appliances. In a classic case of having your clean … [continued]

Energy Storage On Silicon Chips — New Supercapacitor Creates Interesting Possibilities For Solar Cells

The first supercapacitor composed of silicon was recently created by researchers at Vanderbilt University — the novel supercapacitor opens up a number of very interesting possibilities with regard to solar cell technology and mobile electronics. In particular, the researchers note the possibility of developing solar cells that can provide electricity … [continued]