18 Feb '12, 11pm

IHI, a Japan's heavy industry company developed a compact gas turbine engine.

By taking advantage of the light weight and high output power of a compact gas turbine, it might be possible to realize a power density (maximum output per unit mass) and energy density (continuous operation time per unit mass) that are much higher than those of reciprocating engines and fuel cells, IHI said. The company expects that the gas turbine generator unit will be used as a charger for personal devices such as mobile devices as well as a power source for a robot.

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20120218/205...

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