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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

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

Aluminum Battery Provides Ultrafast Storage

Labs in the US and abroad are fired up about finding alternatives to lithium ion batteries for energy storage at the grid level. From more stable flow batteries using [...]

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments