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Argonne National Laboratory develops new magnet for battery-powered motors

Yuepeng Zhang and Kaizhong Gao of the HyMag Magnets team (Image by Argonne National Laboratory)

New Argonne invention could advance technologies from golf carts to wind turbines A new magnet technology invented at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory could help drive the nation’s transition from gas-powered vehicles to electric and hybrid power more rapidly, at lower cost and in a more …

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Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water

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Argonne National Laboratory’s study uses two membrane-bound proteins to breakdown water into hydrogen and oxygen A chemical reaction pathway central to plant biology have been adapted to form the backbone of a new process that converts water into hydrogen fuel using energy from the sun. In a recent study from …

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Battery testing and prototyping facility grows to meet demand for next-generation technologies

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Argonne National Laboratory will invest US$2 million in developing new batteries Many of the innovations eyed for advances in consumer electronics, electric vehicles, utilities and advanced manufacturing hinge on the development of next-generation battery technologies. To feed that growing need and potentially accelerate innovation, the US’s first and top-tier battery …

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Department of Energy announces US$120 million for battery innovation hub

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The funding will help create higher capacity batteries The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to provide US$120 million over five years to renew the Joint Centre for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub devoted to advancing battery science and technology, led by Argonne National …

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