Keyword: Energy storage systems

Q&A: Energy
USC researchers found a way to use idle oil and gas wells for energy storage.
Briefs: Energy
This supercapacitor promises storage, high power, and fast charging.
Briefs: Energy
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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: Wearables
The technology, which could be added to smart watches, could detect the onset of Parkinson’s disease or help with stroke rehabilitation.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A nanostructure design lends extraordinary strength to a promising storage ingredient.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new battery technology could improve electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft and supercharge safe, long-range electric cars.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Taking a cue from birds and insects, the wing design helps drones fly more efficiently and makes them more robust to atmospheric turbulence.
Briefs: Energy
This battery would enable a 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Briefs: Energy
Drop-in replacements for lithium ion batteries would not pose a fire danger.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The battery design increases the number of possible cycles from tens to more than 100 with little degradation.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Cell chemistries, thermal dynamics, vehicle packaging, and even weather present challenges for optimizing electric vehicle battery functional safety.
Articles: Software
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Briefs: Automotive
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Using ceramic material and graphene, the toughness of solid-state lithium-ion batteries can be doubled.
Briefs: Energy
Organic Lithium-Powered Batteries
These batteries are more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability, and storage capacity.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Briefs: Automotive
These are important traits in electronics and electrical systems including electric cars, industrial drills, and electric grids.
Briefs: Aerospace
This method creates a thin-film electrode for a bio-nanobattery.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
Briefs: Energy
The patch could serve as a personal thermostat and save energy.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Solid-State Lithium Battery
This thin film battery can be used for on-package power in mass market electric vehicles (EVs) and electronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Scientists have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials widely used in batteries, electronics, and extreme environments....