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magnetic fields

The Biermann Battery Effect: Spontaneous Generation of Magnetic Fields and Their...

The Science When hot, ionized gases known as plasmas in the interstellar media collide, the electron density and temperature...

Focusing on the Negative is Good When it Comes to Batteries

New concept based on fluoride ions may increase battery lifespans Imagine not having to charge your phone or...
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Combined Economic and Technological Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage for Grid...

Connecting large battery systems to the energy grid offers the ability to capture and store renewable energy during the windy and sunny times, and...
solar cells

These Breakthrough Solar Cells Might Just Save the Planet

Between the scarcity of fossil fuels and the rise in global temperatures, the U.S. is increasingly turning to environmentally friendly energy sources to power...
solar cells

These Breakthrough Solar Cells Might Just Save the Planet

Between the scarcity of fossil fuels and the rise in global temperatures, the U.S. is increasingly turning to environmentally friendly energy sources to power...
battery

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-Ion Battery

X-Rays Uncover a Hidden Property That Leads to Failure in a...

Over the past three decades, lithium-ion batteries, rechargeable batteries that move lithium ions back and forth to charge and discharge, have enabled smaller devices...
Electric Urban Commuting

RESOLVE Prototypes Shape Future of Electric Urban Commuting

The future of daily urban commuting could be small, lightweight Electric L-category Vehicles (ELVs) – a cost effective, energy efficient and comfortable alternative to traditional cars...
Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor

For Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor Design, Researchers Looked to the Butterfly Wing

An easy-to-use implant sensor for at-home glaucoma monitoring developed by researchers at Caltech and tested at UC San Francisco could significantly benefit patients by...
Smart Microchip

NUS Engineers Invent Smart Microchip That Can Self-Start and Operate When...

The Internet of Things (IoT), while still in its infancy, is shaping the future of many industries and will also impact our daily lives...
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...
battery

Battery’s Hidden Layer Revealed

Commercially available since the 1970s, the lithium-ion battery is now the workhorse power source in many applications. It can be found in cell phones,...
batteriesvideo

Imec Reaches Milestone for Next-Gen Solid-State Batteries to Power Future Long-Range...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies and partner in EnergyVille, has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state...
lithium-ion battery

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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All Power to the Proton: Researchers Make Battery Breakthrough

The rechargeable battery is environmentally friendly, and has the potential, with further development, to store more energy than currently-available lithium ion batteries. Potential applications for...
small electronic devices

Stanford Researchers Develop New Method for Waking up Small Electronic Devices

As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the...
battery

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...
Wearable Electronicsvideo

Columbia Engineers Develop Flexible Lithium Battery for Wearable Electronics

The rapid development of flexible and wearable electronics is giving rise to an exciting range of applications, from smart watches and flexible displays—such as...
battery

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...
batteries

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,...