Keyword: Energy storage systems

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A nanostructure design lends extraordinary strength to a promising storage ingredient.
Briefs: Materials
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.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Articles: Materials
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
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: Test & Measurement
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Briefs: Energy
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
Briefs: Energy
Drop-in replacements for lithium ion batteries would not pose a fire danger.
Briefs: Transportation
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Organic Lithium-Powered Batteries
These batteries are more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability, and storage capacity.
Briefs: Materials
These are important traits in electronics and electrical systems including electric cars, industrial drills, and electric grids.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The battery design increases the number of possible cycles from tens to more than 100 with little degradation.
Briefs: Energy
Using ceramic material and graphene, the toughness of solid-state lithium-ion batteries can be doubled.
Articles: Nanotechnology
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This method creates a thin-film electrode for a bio-nanobattery.
5 Ws: Materials
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
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: Materials

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....

Briefs: Energy
These can replace rechargeable lithium-ion batteries commonly used in robotics, power tools, and grid-scale energy storage.
Briefs: Energy
The patch could serve as a personal thermostat and save energy.
Briefs: Energy
This type of energy source could be the basis for robots that seek out and “eat” metal, breaking down its chemical bonds for energy like humans do with food.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The capacitor could enable a new generation of electronics that will require less power and generate less heat.
Briefs: Energy
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Automotive
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Briefs: Wearables
A wearable energy harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging.