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Solid State Batteries: Waiting in the Wings

By Dr. Xiaoxi He Most current lithium-ion technologies employ liquid electrolyte, with lithium salts such as LiPF6, LiBF4 or LiClO4 in an organic solvent. However, the solid [...]

September 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Sodium Battery Work: Li-Ion Performance

Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous, used in numerous applications such as cell phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. But they are made from materials, such as cobalt and [...]

July 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Storing Excess Electricity as Hydrogen

While energy sources such as wind and solar are great at producing emissions-free electricity, they depend on the sun and the wind, so supply doesn’t always meet the [...]

July 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

A Step Closer to Fast-Charging Batteries

Most of us have probably not thought about cracking the code of “traffic management” inside a lithium ion battery. But a team of researchers at Brookhaven [...]

July 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

New Battery Electrolyte May Boost Performance

A cost-effective new electrolyte invented by Stanford University scientists could pave the way for the next generation of battery-powered electric vehicles by reducing weight [...]

July 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Potassium Metal Battery May Rival Li-ion

From cell phones, to solar power, to electric cars, humanity is increasingly dependent on batteries. As demand for safe, efficient, and powerful energy storage continues to [...]

March 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

Finding the Better Battery

As demand for renewable electricity surges, so too does demand for efficient, safe and sustainable storage By Bianca Nogrady, freelance science journalist @BiancaNogrady For [...]

December 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

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