Scientists Produce Solid Hydrogen Superconductor

A study published in journal Science yesterday claims that for the first time in the history of mankind, solid hydrogen exists on earth. This solid...

New Research Showing Fabrication Pattern for Higher-Temperature Superconductors

Researchers from Princeton University, Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry in Japan, using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, have discovered how in a superconducting material, at a nano-scale level, regions with stronger superconductivity helped regions with weaker superconductivity survive when exposed to higher temperature.

Superconducting Generators Increase Wind Power Plant Efficiency

Experts believe that wind power will be the key in the quest for alternative energy solutions. After years of research, scientists have determined that...

Low Pressure Superconducting Hydrogen Compound Discovered

We have always thought of hydrogen as a fuel. Yet, there are many possibilities for this interesting element. Normally found in gaseous state, hydrogen is the most common in the universe. Recently, scientists from Carnegie Institution in Washington D.C., have found a way to compress hydrogen in such a manner that it becomes not only solid, but turns into a metallic superconducting state.

SuperStation: The Superconductor Energy Hub Uniting U.S. Grids

New Mexico may become a hub for this kind of energetic interaction, as Clovis is wanted to host the SuperStation, a hub using superconducting cables to link three networks: The Eastern Interconnection, The Western Interconnection and the Texas Interconnection. The 5GW carrying cables will be cooled down to -300°F and thus energy losses through heat will be infinitesimally close to zero.

Scientists Explain Limitations of High Temperature Superconductors in High Currents

Since their discovery in late 1980s, superconductors were thought to revolutionize everything that had an electric current flowing, but allowing it to pass through more easily, and with much less heat produced. Ultra-efficient magnetic trains had been envisioned, then, but ...

Researchers Make One More Step Towards Metallic Hydrogen as Superconductor

A team of scientists from Cornell University and the State University of New York at Stony Brook announced this week in a specialized publication that they discovered, at least theoretically, how to turn hydrogen into a metal at significantly lower pressures than ever thought and make a superconductor out of it.

Superconducting Wire Generates and Transports Electricity, Wins Additional Funding

As part of a wind energy project, a superconducting wire that can generate and transport electricity brought to a team of engineering researchers at...

New Material Promises Fast Energy Saving Electronics

Scientists developed a new one-atom thick material that allows fast movement of electrical charges. It can boost performance of electronics, while saving power. Scientists from...

High Temperature Superconducting Magnets Just Got 45% More Power

Engineers at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at the Florida State University are closer than ever to launching a new generation of high-field magnet, being 3,000 times stronger than an ordinary refrigerator magnet and will be able to generate a field about 45% more powerful than the strongest superconducting magnet currently available.