How to build a super-fast, super-expensive hybrid car, if you have to?
A hybrid electric car could be on the way to the mainstream market within 20 years, but the technology that powers it could cost thousands of dollars to build and could take decades to get there.
The key to getting a hybrid car into mass production, experts say, is to develop a new process for building the car that’s as cheap as it is powerful.
It could be a matter of years.
If the process can be perfected, hybrid cars could be in the hands of consumers within the next five to 10 years.
The research is based on a new design for making super-heavy materials, called “superconductor” technology.
In short, superconductor is a type of composite material made of nanostructures, which have the ability to withstand temperatures up to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit (600 degrees Celsius) for much longer periods of time.
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, N.Y., were able to develop the new process by synthesizing the material using a process called high-temperature electrolysis.
The new material, called polyacrylonitrile, is the same type of material used in flexible and composite materials.
To make the superconductant, the researchers developed a way to create nanostructure in a way that can be made from a single polymer, called a polystyrene.
The polystyrenes are typically made by making polymers of a specific type of polycarbonate.
But the researchers instead used a new polymer, known as “hydrolyzed poly(styrene),” which is the most common polymer used for polystyrin in the industry.
In their research, the team found that a polyester polymer called poly(vinylpyrrolidone), which is used in the manufacturing of polystyrosomes, is not a suitable polyester material.
Instead, it’s a better polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) polymer.
The team also found that using PVDF polymer made the super-light material a better choice for superconduction, because the process is more energy-efficient than making PVDF.
“It’s very important that you get the right material for the right process,” said James D. Kosteski, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at UC Santa Barbara.
“You need to be able to do it at low temperatures, and you need to get the properties you need.”
While the researchers didn’t find a new way to make supercondensation, they did find that the process to make the PVDF is simple and inexpensive.
“In a normal process, you have the materials, and then you need the electrodes,” Kostski said.
“We found that you can do it easily, inexpensively, and that the PVF is the best material that’s available.”
The team has been working on a supercondenser for about five years, and it’s about to go on trial in the U.S. market.
However, to produce a superheavy polymer, the materials need to go through a process that is so costly and time-consuming that it’s no longer economical to make.
To get the superheavy material into mass-production, researchers had to figure out how to make it.
A superheavy metal can be used in any of a number of applications.
For instance, superheavy metals can be a superconducting material in electronics, as they’re used in radioisotope thermoelectric generators, or in batteries.
The supercondant is a very, very low-cost material.
It is extremely, extremely light and can be manufactured at room temperature and pressure.
It’s very, extremely versatile.
There’s not a material that can match this,” said Kevin Peeples, an assistant professor of physics at UC Berkeley.
He added that if the process could be perfected and used for the super heavy materials, the cost would drop dramatically.
What we’re looking for now is that we can get supercap-accelerators going, so that it can be affordable for a long time,” Kusteski said, “and then we can start to look at supercap technology.”