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Sunlight Powder

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  00:07:13  2019  HD 16/9  Color  Sound

What if we could power our vehicles with powdered metals? Aluminum and magnesium have the same energy density as fossil fuels and the waste - metal oxydes - can be recycled with concentrated solar energy.

Producer : CNRS Images
Chief editor : BAKER Nicolas (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : ADERGHAL Marc
Scientific referent : BALAT PICHELIN Marianne
Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation d’extraits de films et d’une image microscopique.
Commentaire en voix-off. Interventions en son direct. Musiques.
PersonnalitiesHALTER Fabien(ICARE, UMR CNRS, Univ. Orléans); BALAT PICHELIN Marianne(PROMES, UMRS CNRS, Univ. Perpignan via Domitia)
NotesICARE : Institut de combustion, aérothermique, réactivité et environnement (INSIS)
PROMES : Laboratoire procédés, matériaux, énergie solaire (INSIS)


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Chemistry ; Physics



Technical Sheet
Item No.6736
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench ; English ; International version
LaboratoryUPR3021 ; UPR8521
Delivery supportDigitalised File