Keyword: Batteries

Briefs: Aerospace
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: Energy
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Briefs: Energy
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Articles: Energy
Active cell balancing redistributes charge between battery cells during the charge and discharge cycle
Briefs: Nanotechnology
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
Articles: Energy
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Briefs: Materials
Drop-in replacements for lithium ion batteries would not pose a fire danger.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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: Materials
Lithium batteries made using this electrode type could be much safer than typical lithium metal-based batteries.
Briefs: Materials
Using ceramic material and graphene, the toughness of solid-state lithium-ion batteries can be doubled.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Organic Lithium-Powered Batteries
These batteries are more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability, and storage capacity.
Articles: Energy
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This method creates a thin-film electrode for a bio-nanobattery.
5 Ws: Lighting
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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: Electronics & Computers
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: Energy
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Briefs: Transportation
The method slashes battery testing times — a key barrier to longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Materials
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Briefs: Energy
A wearable energy harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Briefs: Materials
This process turns carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes with small diameters.