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Chemistry Professor’s Research Shocking the Battery Field

Every year, Apple unveils a new iPhone complete with a longer-lasting battery. In the newest model, Apple touts the battery in the iPhone XS Max...
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Battery Mainstay Headed for High-Tech Makeover

The complex interactions inside a lead battery while it charges and discharges remain mysterious, even 159 years after the technology’s invention. But now the lead battery...
lithium battery

Turbocharger for the Lithium Battery

A team of material researchers from Jülich, Munich and Prague succeeded in producing a composite material that is particularly well-suited to electrodes in lithium...
nuclear battery

Prototype Nuclear Battery Packs 10 Times More Power

Russian researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), the Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials (TISNCM), and the National University of...
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Better, Faster, Stronger: Building Batteries That Don’t Go Boom

There’s an old saying: “You must learn to walk before you learn to run.” Despite such wisdom, numerous industries skip the basics and sign...
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Supertetrahedra Lego for Future Batteries

New sodium-based all-solid-state batteries could enable future energy storage devices using only the easy-to-access, cheap and earth abundant elements sodium, silicon and phosphorous (Na,...
water-based battery

Researchers Have Developed a Water-Based Battery to Store Solar and Wind...

Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery that could provide a cheap way to store wind or solar energy generated when the sun is...
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Seeing How Next-Generation Batteries Power-Up

The Science Next-generation batteries based on magnesium rather than lithium ions hold promise to be more efficient, safer, and cheaper. One electrode is metallic magnesium....
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Discovery Could Make Ultra-Powerful Batteries Safer, More Efficient

From smartphones to electric vehicles, many of today’s technologies run on lithium ion batteries. That means that consumers have to keep their chargers handy....
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Out of Thin Air

The lithium-ion battery has transformed the portable electronics industry and is making inroads into energy storage on the electric grid and electrically powered transportation....
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Texas A&M-Led Team Doubles Down On Energy Storage With Metal-Oxide Magnesium...

Move over, lithium-ion; now, there’s a better battery on the horizon. A multi-institution team of scientists led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee has...
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Coupling Experiments to Theory to Build a Better Battery

Lithium-sulfur batteries are promising candidates for replacing common lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles since they are cheaper, weigh less, and can store nearly double...
Flexible Micro-Supercapacitor

Easier Way to Produce High Performing, Flexible Micro-Supercapacitor

Professor Minyang Yang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and his team developed a high-energy, flexible micro-supercapacitor in a simple and cost-effective way. Compared to...
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Using Crumpled Graphene Balls to Make Better Batteries

Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down. With the theoretically ultra-high capacity of lithium metal used by itself,...
thermoelectric devices

Turning Heat into Electricity

What if you could run your air conditioner not on conventional electricity, but on the sun’s heat during a warm summer’s day? With advancements...
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Building Better Batteries to Provide Renewable Energy Anytime, Anywhere

Research on lithium ion batteries — the power source for cellphones and nearly every piece of electronics we use daily — began at UC...
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Surprising Discovery Could Lead to Better Batteries

A collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has observed an unexpected phenomenon in lithium-ion batteries—the most...
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Evaluating Electrodes: Researchers Identify Concepts to Measure Battery Performance

How do we know if a new battery is good? Batteries that perform well are invaluable to a number of resources that we use...
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New Lithium-Rich Battery Could Last Much Longer

On paper, it doesn’t seem like Christopher Wolverton’s super lithium-rich battery should work. For one, the novel battery uses iron, an inexpensive metal that...
electric car battery

Wyatt Tenhaeff Shares ‘Oscar of Invention’ for Safer Electric Car Battery

A safer lithium-ion battery for electric vehicles, developed by a University of Rochester chemical engineer and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received one of...