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Positive Energy From rechargeable batteries to fuel cells: electrochemical energy as one
 

Summary: Positive Energy
From rechargeable batteries to fuel cells: electrochemical energy as one
of the fascinating and green alternatives to combustion engines
Yaakov Vilenchik1
, David Andelman2
and Emanuel Peled3
1
Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA 91125, USA
2
Raymond & Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University,
Ramat Aviv 69978, Tel Aviv, Israel
3
Raymond & Beverly Sackler School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University,
Ramat Aviv 69978, Tel Aviv, Israel
10.11.2009
Abstract
Skyrocketing gas prices, depleted stockpiles of fossil fuels and increasing concern for
the environment have brought the issue of energy production and exploitation to the
public agenda. Furthermore, it has led many initiatives and "green" companies to look
for alternative energy sources. In this article, we survey recent innovations and

  

Source: Andelman, David - School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University

 

Collections: Materials Science; Physics