Keyword: Batteries

Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Professor Shirley Meng explains why there's a demand for stretchable batteries.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
When it comes to the research and development of batteries, modeling and simulation (M&S) provide an efficient and low-cost approach.
Articles: Internet of Things
Energy is absorbed in the diamond through a process called inelastic scattering, which is used to generate electricity.
Briefs: Energy
A stretchable system can harvest energy from human breathing and motion.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

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.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Inficon’s lithium-ion battery cell test can detect a leak many times smaller than current methods identify.
Briefs: Transportation
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer, and about 20% more efficient.
5 Ws: Materials
The battery can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Briefs: Automotive
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.
Articles: Aerospace
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Transportation
The battery could be used for drones, cars, or underwater applications at low temperatures.
Briefs: Energy
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.
Briefs: Transportation
This battery would enable a 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge.
Briefs: Energy
A nanostructure design lends extraordinary strength to a promising storage ingredient.
Briefs: Power
The new battery technology could improve electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft and supercharge safe, long-range electric cars.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Taking a cue from birds and insects, the wing design helps drones fly more efficiently and makes them more robust to atmospheric turbulence.
Articles: Internet of Things
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Cell chemistries, thermal dynamics, vehicle packaging, and even weather present challenges for optimizing electric vehicle battery functional safety.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Briefs: Materials
The device brings lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercial viability.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A “butter-like” interlayer material boosts current density and increases safety.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Drop-in replacements for lithium ion batteries would not pose a fire danger.

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