US$1.2m for carbon nano-materials research

27 September 2012
The National Science Foundation has handed Clemson University, USA, physics professor Apparao Rao a $1.2m grant to look into using carbon nano-materials for energy storage.Rao will lead a team of Clemson and University of California-San Diego researchers in search of a new generation of electrochemical capacitors, with applications “ranging from household power tools to energy management and conservation,” he says.

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