Every day, we all use battery powered devices at home, drive vehicles, eat packaged foods, and drink clean water. These are a few examples of the countless aspects of our modern lifestyles which are reliant on electrochemistry - broadly defined as the study of how electricity interacts with materials.
As an electrochemistry instrumentation company, Admiral Instruments proudly serves our customers who are among the millions of scientists, engineers, & technicians around the world using potentiostats and battery cyclers to uncover new ways electrochemistry may benefit us all.
To celebrate how electrochemistry has shaped the past, touches our present-day lives, and influences the future, every month Admiral Instruments posts five notable news articles, publications, & trivia somehow related to electrochemistry. Click on each entry to read more from the source article!
Electrochemistry News Items & Facts for August 2023:
The Arizona state capitol building recently had a new copper dome installed at a cost of $870,000 after the previously-installed dome only lasted approximately 10 years due to corrosion from a failed coating method.
The US Navy is funding development of battery-powered lasers that can shoot a 5kW beam, with the main goal of recent research being to overcome active cooling constraints to enable better portability.