Tag: Argonne National Laboratory

Silver Particles Improve Performance of Battery Material

By John Spizzirri, Argonne National Laboratory Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory are working to create an electric car battery that is smaller, cheaper and allows drivers to go farther on a charge. Materials scientist Larry Curtiss is part of an Argonne team working on a new battery architecture that uses Read More …

ARPA-E awards IIT-Argonne team $3.4 million for breakthrough battery technology

CHICAGO – Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics at Illinois Institute of Technology, has received a $3.4 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) to develop a breakthrough battery technology that may more than double the current range of electric vehicles (EV), increase safety, reduce costs and simplify Read More …

Microorganisms found in salt flats could offer new path to green hydrogen fuel, Source: Argonne National Lab

ARGONNE, Ill. – A protein found in the membranes of ancient microorganisms that live in desert salt flats could offer a new way of using sunlight to generate environmentally friendly hydrogen fuel, according to a new study by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne nanoscientist Elena Rozhkova and her colleagues Read More …