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Iowa State Engineer Wants to 'Sculpt' More Powerful Electric Motors and Generators
January 25, 2012
Iowa State University's Dionysios Aliprantis is developing several technologies that could improve the performance of electric motors and generators. And that could make a real difference in building sustainable energy systems.
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