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Improved supercapacitors for super batteries, electric vehicles
Improved supercapacitors for super batteries, electric vehicles

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a novel nanometer scale ruthenium oxide anchored nanocarbon graphene foam architecture that improves the performance of supercapacitors, a development that could mean faster acceleration in electric vehicles and longer battery life in portable... Read More

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Silly Putty material inspires better batteries
Silly Putty material inspires better batteries

Using a material found in Silly Putty and surgical tubing, a group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a new way to make lithium-ion... Read More

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems extended Q&A
NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems extended Q&A

Q: When is it required to have a 3 pole and 4 pole ATS? Tom Divine: When the generator is a separately-derived system, a 4-pole ATS is required for circuits with a neutral.  If the circuit has... Read More

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A new way to harness waste heat
A new way to harness waste heat

Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the world have spent decades seeking ways to harness some of this wasted energy.... Read More

Using algae as biofuel
Using algae as biofuel

A continuous chemical process is now in development that can produce useful crude oil minutes after pouring in harvested algae, which is a lush green paste with the consistency of pea soup. In the... Read More

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Wireless for Stationary Applications

Presenter Dan Capano, owner and president of Diversified Technical Services Inc., will explain how industrial wireless technologies can provide cost-effective reliable communications. Mark T. Hoske, content manager and editor with Control Engineering will explain wireless trends based on Control Engineering research.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization
Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization

Wago's PFC200 is designed to offer compact, computing power for PLC programming and process... Read More

Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff Automation's CP22xx Panel PC series combines a multi-touch interface with... Read More

Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

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