News - 16 Sep 2020
The growing demands for ultrahigh energy density batteries used in electronic devices, electrical vehicles, and large-scale energy storage have inspired wide search on novel electrode materials,...
News - 20 Jul 2020
Project lead Ayrat Dimiev has been working on this topic since 2012, when he was a part of Professor James Tour's group at Rice University. First results saw light in 2014. That paper, which has...
News - 27 May 2020
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a whole new library of atomically thin, two-dimensional (2D) materials using a novel and powerful approach of engineering the...
News - 13 May 2019
According to a new study, soldiers who carry batteries weighing 15 to 25 pounds could now carry batteries that weigh significantly less but come with the same level of energy and offer better...
News - 3 Nov 2010
A new material with a split personality -- part superconductor, part metal -- has been observed by a Princeton University-led research team.
The discovery may have implications for the development...
Article - 24 Apr 2018
Research developments on Li-ion batteries have involved increases in the energy density of the batteries while simultaneously reducing the weight and costs of these storage systems.
Article - 12 Jan 2018
Researchers have discovered a scalable, safe and green method to synthesize graphene oxide using water electrolytic oxidation of graphite.
Article - 19 May 2017
Researchers from Rice University have found a solution to the build up of dendrites on lithium ion batteries in smartphones by discovering that Li metal can be stored as a coating on a graphene-carbon...
Article - 23 Sep 2005
Li1-xNi1+xO2 powder was successfully prepared by the sol-gel method using oxalic acid as a chelating agent with the subsequent calcination at 650-800°C for 14-48 h. The formation mechanism of...
Article - 5 Jun 2020
Improving the performance of Li-ion batteries relies on a deep understanding of how the materials that make up the device function during use. Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)-based PeakForce TUNA can...