News - 15 Oct 2019
Researchers have discovered the reason for the growth of needle-like structures—called whiskers and dendrites—that degrade lithium batteries, occasionally causing failure, a short circuit,...
News - 4 Oct 2019
Markus Niederberger’s team of researchers at ETH has used stretchable materials to develop a battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted. For applications in bendable electronic devices,...
News - 19 Aug 2019
A research team under the guidance of Professor Pavel Troshin from Skoltech analyzed coordination polymers, a family of compounds with rarely explored applications in metal-ion batteries, and...
News - 22 Jul 2019
Lithium metal anode has the potential to upgrade the energy density of lithium-ion batteries for its low voltage (−3.04 V vs Li/Li+) and high specific capacity (3800 mAh...
News - 17 Jul 2019
Lithium ion batteries are energizing the current mega trend towards electrical mobility. One of the key requirements of lithium ion batteries is that they must be free of water, because water reacts...
News - 11 Jul 2019
Metal-air batteries are known to possess excellent gravimetric energy densities, and hence they have been pursued as an ideal replacement to lithium-ion batteries.
Such batteries can possibly...
News - 10 Jul 2019
Growing development of micro-scale electronics has urged the need for related micro-scale power sources, particularly for micro-batteries (MBs). Poor flexibility and complicated manufacturing process...
News - 1 Jul 2019
Solid-state batteries can be said to be a new kind of battery design that utilizes all solid components.
Now, in the past few years, these batteries have attracted a great deal of attention...
News - 20 Jun 2019
Electric cars find it difficult to cope with extreme temperatures, chiefly due to effects on the electrolyte solutions in their lithium-ion batteries.
Currently, scientists have produced new...
News - 20 Jun 2019
As revolutionary as electric vehicles are, they are still susceptible to an Achilles heel — the very source that provides them power.
One of the typical types of batteries fitted in...