News - 26 Mar 2020
Solid oxide fuel cells, or SOFCs, are highly efficient and clean power generating systems with the ability to produce electrical energy. However, infrequent applications and high operating...
News - 11 Mar 2020
The late 1970s saw the discovery of the “Rock-chair” Li-ion battery (LIB), which was later commercialized by Sony in 1991. This battery has become the preferred mode of storing portable...
News - 6 Mar 2020
Researchers have successfully created an active sulfur material and carbon nanofiber (CNF) composite using a simple and low-cost liquid phase process.
Schematic images and electron microscope...
News - 26 Feb 2020
Researchers have designed a new kind of battery that integrates negative resistance and negative capacitance within a single cell. This feature allows the cell to self-charge without any energy loss,...
News - 18 Feb 2020
Scientists from University College London (UCL) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have successfully developed and demonstrated a new graphene-based bendable supercapacitor that charges...
News - 6 Feb 2020
Thanks to a molecular eye of sorts, researchers are one step closer to understanding the kind of mechanisms that occur inside the batteries and make them susceptible to fire.
Army scientist Dr Kang...
News - 4 Feb 2020
Engineers at MIT and elsewhere have conducted a novel study that can potentially lead to the development of batteries that are more durable and have a larger amount of power per pound....
News - 3 Feb 2020
A new non-flammable electrolyte applicable to potassium and potassium-ion batteries has been developed by Australian researchers. The electrolyte can be used in sophisticated energy-storage systems...
News - 22 Jan 2020
While the process of designing more improved rechargeable batteries may appear to be hazy, an alumina lining can potentially offer a solution.
From left, Rice University graduate student Quan Anh...
News - 21 Jan 2020
Image Credit: L. Brian Stauffer/ University of Illinois
Engineers at the University of Illinois have developed a new polymer-based electrolyte that enables batteries to be self-healing and...