Research & Technology
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Energy | 18 Jan. 2018
Single-sheet stacking makes batteries more compact
The electrode bands in large-format lithium-ion cells will in future be stacked on top of each other instead of being wound, as has usually...
Artificial Intelligence | 18 Jan. 2018
VW and Google conduct research using quantum computers
The two companies want to use quantum computing for traffic simulations, among other things – and for developing new machine learning...
Artificial Intelligence | 16 Jan. 2018
AI gains demographic insights with Street View
US researchers have collected demographic data and traced motor vehicle correlations with the help of artificial intelligence and Google...
Artificial Intelligence | 16 Jan. 2018
Tesla and Neoen install second wind-energy storage unit in Australia
A wind farm, paired with a 20 MWh stationary battery, has been constructed in the Australian state of Victoria. Developers of the unit are...
Research & Technology | 16 Jan. 2018
EHLA proves a great solution to the chrome ban
The extreme high-speed laser material deposition process provides a cost-efficient alternative to the ban on hard chrome plating in force...
Energy | 14 Jan. 2018
The German battery cell Gigafactory starts operations
In January 2018 a consortium of 17 companies and research institutes is commencing research and development for the large-scale production...
Digital Twin | 10 Jan. 2018
Great Britain wants to create a digital infrastructure model
A digital twin is supposed to support the future decision-making of the British in the planning of transport systems and energy supply.
Research & Technology | 10 Jan. 2018
A nose for social responsibility
Business students at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) have a nose for how to make environmental management more...
Integrated Energy | 10 Jan. 2018
Production waste ensure energy supply
Alternative concepts for electricity and heat supply are on the rise in the commercial sector as well. Even the waste from neighboring...
Integrated Energy | 08 Jan. 2018
Bio-battery supplies itself according to the electric eel principle
A new energy technology has been developed at the University of Friborg that works in a similar way to the hunting weapon of the electric...
Research & Technology | 08 Jan. 2018
Living tattoos turn the hand into a sensor
Biosensors that are placed on the skin with 3D printing and work with an ink of genetically modified living cells that can detect pollutants...
Research & Technology | 07 Jan. 2018
Chemnitz researches printed microelectronics
A key priority of functional printing is printed electronics, which could teach almost any device the necessary Industry 4.0 intelligence.
Research & Technology | 06 Jan. 2018
3D printing works on multi-component parts
In many industries, additive production processes become interesting only if they can combine material components. Research in this area is...
Lightweight Construction | 04 Jan. 2018
Injection molding can compose material properties
Many companies want injection molding components for cars or planes with tailor-made properties. An award-winning materials engineer has...
Artificial Intelligence | 01 Jan. 2018
AI recognizes eye damage in diabetics
Adaptive algorithms help analyze scans and X-rays in ever more areas of healthcare.
Artificial Intelligence | 30 Dec. 2017
Jim Keller designs AI chips for Tesla
Tesla develops its own AI chips for autonomous vehicles. According to concurring media reports, this was announced by company founder Elon...
Lightweight Construction | 30 Dec. 2017
Nano research could boost lightweight construction
Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht and the Technical University of Hamburg have unraveled why tiny metal structures are...
Industrie 4.0 | 27 Dec. 2017
Factory robots learn from cockroaches
Scientists at the University of Cologne have succeeded in demonstrating that fast-moving insects change their locomotive style when they are...
Research & Technology | 26 Dec. 2017
New coating to reduce emissions
A German-Ukrainian cooperative project is developing a coating to make the ceramic component surfaces of industrial plants more resistant to...
Energy | 26 Dec. 2017
Nickel-containing cathodes enable the production of "super batteries"
The cathode material in a new lithium-ion battery that is now entering the production stage is characterized by a higher nickel content. The...