Power Technologies

July 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

July 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon, SIGNAL Magazine

 
Researchers sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory have built batteries using biological systems. The battery on the right is three one-thousands of a millimeter thick.
Virus-built devices offer the promise of greater power in a small package.

July 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon, SIGNAL Magazine

 

July 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A light armored vehicle (LAV) drives toward refueling during a resupply mission in western Anbar province, Iraq. Alternative fuels could mean fewer of these hazardous tasks if vehicle reliability could be confirmed and mileage per gallon increased.