1. Flexible Dielectric Polymer Can Stand the Heat

    Flexible Dielectric Polymer Can Stand the Heat

    Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other high temperature applications, according to a team of Penn State engineers.

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    1. Ceramics are usually the choice for energy storage dielectrics for high temperature applications, but they are heavy, weight is a consideration and they are often also brittle.
    2. Our next step is to try to make this material in large scale and put it into a real application.
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