Electricity through sea water a reality

Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add to their existing array of solar, wind, and hydropower: osmotic power.

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Power generator using salt water.

Gaze at the end of a river, where saltwater and freshwater meet. It may not look like anything, but new research suggests this could be a massive source of electricity.

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Concentration polarization in nanopores

Concentration polarization means inducing salinity or concentration gradients at the interface of ion-selective membranes like ion-selective nanopores. The nanopores are ion-selective as the nanopores carry negative charges on its wall due to the breaking of....

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AC Electroosmotic nanofluidic pump

We demonstrate for the first time an alternating current nanofluidic pump using asymmetric concentration polarization.....

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SAE-BAJA India

The creativity and enterprise of a 15-member team of students has taken shape as a smart, compact, four-wheeler, which has been displayed on the Anna University campus, during ‘Kurukshetra 2008’.

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Latest News & Events

  • Best Citizen Publishing House Best Citizens of India Award

    Dr. Vishal Nandigana has been awarded the Best Citizens of India Award for his recent invention of Nandigana number in the field of Micro/Nanofluidics. The award is being presented to him by the Best Citizen Publishing House.

  • MechSE alumnus receives India’s prestigious Bharat Gaurav Award

    Dr. Vishal Nandigana has been awarded the Bharat Guarav Award for his academic excellence throughout his undergraduate and graduate studies. The award is being presented to him by the India International Friendship Society (IIFS) later this spring.

  • Electricity through Sea Water a reality.

    Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add to their existing array of solar, wind, and hydropower: osmotic power.

  • MoS2 nanopores make tiny generators.

    Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US have used single-layer molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) nanopores as osmotic nanopower generators.

  • Power Generator using salt water.

    Gaze at the end of a river, where saltwater and freshwater meet. It may not look like anything, but new research suggests this could be a massive source of electricity.

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