Keyword: Lithium-ion batteries

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
High-quality coated components can be integrated into complex systems in a sustainable way.
Briefs: Energy
The battery is smaller than a traditional lithium-ion battery due to the elimination of dendrites.
Briefs: Energy
Solid-state batteries offer a higher level of safety and potentially longer life than lithium-ion batteries.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Battery recycling, NASA's water treatment, and a wireless wearable transmitter.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Energy
The technology is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Materials
Orange peels are used to extract and reuse metals from lithium-ion batteries to create new batteries.
Briefs: Materials
A nanostructure design lends extraordinary strength to a promising storage ingredient.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Briefs: Energy
Organic Lithium-Powered Batteries
These batteries are more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability, and storage capacity.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A neural stimulator, a battery testing device, and a strain sensor.
Briefs: Materials
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Briefs: Materials
A solvent leaches cobalt and lithium for reuse from spent batteries.
Technology Leaders: Energy
As lithium-ion battery production doubles, more viable energy storage solutions are needed.
Briefs: Energy
A combination of additives shows promise for boosting battery performance in very cold or hot weather.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Battelle's simple, cost-effective sensor detects the onset of battery faults.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Lithium-air batteries are poised to become the next replacement for currently used lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, cell-phones, and computers....

Briefs: Automotive

Today's lithium-ion batteries use cathodes (one of the two electrodes in a battery) made of a transition metal oxide. Batteries with cathodes made of sulfur are considered a...

Briefs: Materials

Batteries with metallic lithium anodes offer enhanced efficiency compared to conventional lithium-ion batteries because of their higher capacity. However, safety concerns and a short lifespan stand in the way. To...

Briefs: Transportation

Lithium batteries allow electric vehicles to travel several hundred miles on one charge. Their capacity for energy storage is well known — so is their tendency to occasionally...

Briefs: Automotive
Battery Electrolyte Doubles Driving Range for Electric Vehicles

Conventional electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries that power household electronics like computers and cellphones are not suitable for lithium-metal batteries. Lithium-metal batteries that replace a graphite electrode with a lithium electrode are the holy grail of energy...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Metal-air batteries are one of the lightest and most compact types of batteries but when not in use, they degrade quickly, as corrosion eats away at their metal electrodes. While...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Internal Short Circuit Testing Device to Improve Battery Designs

Batteries, such as lithium-ion, sold for consumer use in portable electronic devices and other applications such as electrical cars, occasionally fail in the field over time. These cells have typically passed a wide variety of safety tests such as those required by governmental...

Briefs: Energy
Li-ion Cell Calorimeter

Lithium-ion batteries are an integral part of energy storage systems used in NASA's Exploration program, as well as many modern terrestrial industries. NASA Johnson wanted a better way to measure total and fractional heat response of specific types of Li-ion cells when driven into a thermal runaway condition.

Briefs: Energy

Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 °F. Electric vehicles are popular on the West Coast because the weather is...

5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
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The Safe Impact Resistant Electrolyte (SAFIRE) fire-resistant battery can be used in consumer electronics such as cellphones, in drones and cars, and in soldiers’ packs.

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing (3D printing) can be used to manufacture porous electrodes for lithium-ion batteries, but because of the nature of the manufacturing process, the design of these...

Articles: Energy

Hybrid solutions that combine small photovoltaic (PV) panels with industrial grade rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries provide long-term power for remote...