Keyword: Energy storage systems

Articles: Electronics & Computers
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology provides highly efficient grid-scale electricity storage at a fifth of the cost of current storage technologies.
Briefs: Energy
The cathodes could enhance energy density of next-generation Li-ion batteries.
Articles: Energy
Lithium-metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more energy-dense alternative to current technology.
Articles: Energy
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
Briefs: Energy
The alloy could influence the way energy storage devices are designed and manufactured.
Briefs: Weapons Systems
This system enables battery-free ocean exploration with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
Briefs: Energy
The energy storage device can store a charge up to 900 times greater than state-of-the-art supercapacitors.
Briefs: Energy
These robust supercapacitors still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Professor Shirley Meng explains why there's a demand for stretchable batteries.
Articles: Transportation
When it comes to the research and development of batteries, modeling and simulation (M&S) provide an efficient and low-cost approach.
Articles: Aerospace
Energy is absorbed in the diamond through a process called inelastic scattering, which is used to generate electricity.
Q&A: Energy
USC researchers found a way to use idle oil and gas wells for energy storage.
Briefs: Wearables
A stretchable system can harvest energy from human breathing and motion.
Briefs: Materials

Computers or smartphones with folding screens, smart clothing, and wearable sensors all require an energy source, which is usually a lithium-ion battery. These are typically heavy and rigid, making them...

Briefs: Energy
Battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
Briefs: Materials
A newly developed architected metamaterial has the ability to change shape in a tunable fashion.
5 Ws: Wearables
The battery can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Software
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Inficon’s lithium-ion battery cell test can detect a leak many times smaller than current methods identify.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer, and about 20% more efficient.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
NASA-funded research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit or even a Mars rover.
Briefs: Energy
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Energy
The battery could be used for drones, cars, or underwater applications at low temperatures.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Orange peels are used to extract and reuse metals from lithium-ion batteries to create new batteries.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The technology, which could be added to smart watches, could detect the onset of Parkinson’s disease or help with stroke rehabilitation.