November 30, 2012
Yale University issued the following news release: Engineers at Yale University have developed a new breed of micro fuel cell that could serve as a long-lasting, low-cost, and eco-friendly power source for portable electronic devices, such as tablet computers, smart phones, and remote sensors. The researchers describe the novel device in a paper published online in the journal Small.
Other authors are Forrest Gittleson, Nathan Hardesty-Dyck, and Sundeep Mukherjee of
Yale; Golden Kumar of Texas Tech University; and Marcelo Carmo of the Institute of
Energy and Climate Research (Germany). Yale's Center for Research on Interface Structures
and Phenomena and the National Science Foundation provided support for the research.