John Miller considers the impact of meeting proliferation in supercap development and what it really means.
Twenty years ago one could stay up-to-speed on the status of electrochemical capacitor technology by reading the patent literature and attending the one, single meeting on this topic held each December in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Today things have certainly changed. In just the past six weeks, for instance, there have been three major international meetings on electrochemical capacitors. The first of these, in late May, was the ICAC2013 (International Conference on Advanced Capacitors) meeting in Osaka, Japan. This . . .