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02.20.2019
Combining miniaturisation and wireless connection, mobile devices require quick and durable sources of electricity: micro-supercapacitors and microbatteries could provide the solution.
01.02.2017
We are increasingly relying on digital devices to record information in our place. While such use of digital technologies might free up our brain to focus on other tasks, is there not a long-term...
12.01.2016
Spintronics, which uses both the electrical and magnetic properties of electrons, has greatly increased the storage capacity of hard drives since the 1990s. Today it opens up new avenues for the...
Article
09.19.2016
Between hope, disappointment and spectacular progress, research on photovoltaic solar energy is rapidly gathering pace. We examine the most promising trends in this field with photovoltaic energy...
Opinion
12.09.2015
Capturing solar energy with balloons floating above the clouds for uninterrupted energy production. This idea, developed by the electro-chemist Jean-François Guillemoles may not be that far-fetched.
Opinion
10.26.2015
Energy-hungry information technology has an environmental cost that is by no means virtual. The computer science specialists Jean-Marc Pierson and Laurent Lefèvre explain the nature of this pollution.