Research highlights

Environment / September 20, 2016

Cesium Contamination Found in Soil North of Qatar

Radionuclides released from nuclear power plant accidents are usually dispersed into the atmosphere as airborne radionuclides and sometimes travel at high altitudes (as in the...

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Water / April 24, 2016

Charge and Size Selective Ion Sieving Desalination Membranes

MXenes are a family of atomically thin, two-dimensional (2D) transition metal carbides (compound composed of carbon and a less electronegative element) and carbonitrides (...

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April 24, 2016

Plastic Electrolyte Can Be Used As Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitor

Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada published recently the results of their experimental research in...

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Energy / April 24, 2016

Sulfur Battery Cells Concept is Now Fabricated and Ready to be Tested

As the depletion of fossil fuels and environmental nuisance are on the rise, rechargeable batteries are making steady strides into the consecration of a greener energy century...

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Energy / April 17, 2016

Solar Radiation Nowcasting Model Improved

With high Photovoltaics (PV) penetration, sudden changes in solar irradiance can trigger unacceptable voltage and frequency deviations. These can lead to grid instability and...

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