While previously seen as an outsider of energy production, storage is mainstreaming thanks to lower costs, new technology and the fact that power storage has become a viable, less costly means to load level and harmonise electric power fed from decentralised energy resources. By Mark Andrews, Technical Editor
More than 1,000 exhibitors and 30,000 attendees made Marchâ€™s Embedded World in Nuremburg, Germany the place to see new IoT and mobile network solutions that are creating business opportunities across the global semiconductor economy.
Super-critical carbon dioxide delivers protective molecules to semiconductor surfacesA coating of alkylthiol molecules protects a forest of silicon nanowires. Reprinted with permission from Ref 1. Copyright 2016 American Chemical Society.