Technology breakthrough fuels laptops and phones, recharges scientist's 60-year career

PhysOrg.com, Feb 17 2011

How does a scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years? By discovering a new energy source, of course....

The spark for this groundbreaking technology came from James Dye's Michigan State University laboratory. Dye, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, and his work with alkali metals led to a green process to harness the power of sodium silicide, which is the source for SiGNa's new product.