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Friday, May 13, 2011

Carbon “sponge” could charge supercapacitors

University of Texas at Austin collaborators Meryl Stoller, Dr. Yanwu Zhu and Dr. Rodney Ruoff stand with a 3-D model of the new carbon material they have created.

University of Texas at Austin collaborators Meryl Stoller, Dr. Yanwu Zhu and Dr. Rodney Ruoff stand with a 3-D model of the new carbon material they have created.

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s have created a new porous, three-dimensional carbon that can be used as a greatly enhanced supercapacitor, holding promise for energy storage in everything from energy grids and electric cars to consumer electronics.

The significance of the discovery is the potential it offers for enabling supercapacitors to
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Monday, November 17, 2008

Ready to Commercialize hits YouTube

The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) at The University of Texas at Austin holds its Ready to Commercialize conference on Nov. 18 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin.

The conference gives prospective investors a taste of the research at the university of Texas at Austin that is poised to make the leap from the laboratory to the marketplace.

The researchers get about two minutes each to describe their inventions and how they might be used as products to the audience. Then, the
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