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Posted: October 14, 2008
SolRayo Will Discuss its Nanostructured Ultracapacitor Technology at 214th Electrochemical Society Conference
(Nanowerk News) Enable IPC Corp., a leading company for turning technologies into products and successfully bringing them to market, today announced that Kevin Leonard, chief technical officer of the company’s SolRayo LLC subsidiary, will be one of the featured presenters at the 214th Electrochemical Society Conference (ECS) this week.
Mr. Leonard will present his speech, entitled “Novel Nanoporous Insulating Oxide Materials for Electrochemical Capacitors,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The presentation will discuss the technical principles behind Enable IPC’s breakthrough enhanced ultracapacitor technology, including details on how it works and why it improves the performance of some electrodes by as much as 400 percent.
Mr. Leonard has extensive experience in the nanotech/ultracapacitor field, and is a co-founder of SolRayo. He played a critical role in developing Enable IPC’s patent-pending ultracapacitor technology and helped guide the company to a recent $250,000 grant win by the State of Wisconsin. He is actively involved in developing new nanoparticle-based ultracapacitors for potential uses in various industrial, consumer and automotive applications.
Enable IPC’s ultracapacitor technology combines nanoparticles with common carbon sheets for a low cost, easy-to-implement technology that improves the performance of ultracapacitors so they can function as clean energy storage devices. The enhanced ultracapacitors are simpler, cheaper and longer lasting than some conventional batteries, but perform just as well in many applications.
The 214th Electrochemical Society Conference takes place in Honolulu, Hawaii from Oct. 12-17, 2008. The conference is part of the ECS’ biannual meetings, and provides a forum for exchanging information on the latest scientific and technical developments in the fields of electrochemical and solid-state science and technology. ECS’ meetings bring together scientists, engineers and researchers from academia, industry and government laboratories to share results and discuss issues on related topics through a variety of formats.
About Enable IPC
Enable IPC provides efficient, streamlined strategies for turning technologies into products and bringing them to market. Though not limited to nanotechnology or the energy industries, Enable IPC’s growing portfolio currently includes the exclusive rights to two break-through energy technologies. The company seeks to turn technologies into products and is a transparent, fair turnkey partner for sub-licensing and joint development with other companies. For more information, please visit www.enableipc.com.
SolRayo is a Madison, Wis.-based company whose mission is to create innovative, environmentally friendly technologies that change the way the world utilizes its energy. SolRayo’s management team has extensive experience in scientific research and development, and detailed knowledge of nanotechnology, electrochemistry, chemical engineering, environmental chemistry, water chemistry and mechanical engineering. The company is dedicated to developing ultracapacitors for improving the storage, delivery and usage of energy. Additional information is available at www.solrayo.com.
About the Electrochemical Society
The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is an 8,000 member organization of scientists and engineers in over 70 countries worldwide. The Society’s tradition of scientific excellence provides a strong foundation, yet enables a progressive atmosphere for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, in both fundamental and applied aspects. Visit the ECS on the Web at www.electrochem.org.