Keyword: Battery cell chemistry

Briefs: Energy
In tests, the proof-of-concept batteries retained 87.5 percent and 115.9 percent of their energy capacity at -40 °C and 50 °C (-40 °F and 122 °F), respectively.
Briefs: Energy
Decreasing Anode Corrosion in Metal-Air Batteries

Metal-air batteries can be used in a variety of applications ranging from range extenders for electric vehicles to emergency power systems. Metal-sea-water batteries are primarily used for underwater applications ranging from torpedoes to underwater unmanned vehicles. A team of researchers at the...

Briefs: Power

Electric vehicle batteries typically require a tradeoff between safety and energy density. If the battery has high energy and power density — required for uphill driving or merging on...

Briefs: Energy
The method enhances the battery's safety while it is being used, without opening the battery cell.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The battery is smaller than a traditional lithium-ion battery due to the elimination of dendrites.
Briefs: Materials
The material enables lithium-ion batteries to be safely recharged within minutes for thousands of cycles.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A new technique for measuring the performance of lithium batteries uses thermal waves to measure local lithium concentration as a function of depth inside battery electrodes.
Briefs: Energy
A machine learning method promises to predict battery health with 10 times higher accuracy than the current industry standard.
Briefs: Energy
The battery charges faster than a lithium-ion battery and is fire-safe and eco-friendly.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The biofuel cells can power wearable electronics purely by using human sweat.
Briefs: Energy
A new design could extend the shelf-life of single-use metal-air batteries for electric vehicles, off-grid storage, and other applications.
Briefs: Energy
A new anode for aqueous batteries uses seawater as an electrolyte.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The approach could advance the potential of high-powered, solid-electrolyte lithium batteries.
Briefs: Automotive
The technology could help improve the reliability and performance of lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Energy
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Briefs: Energy
A new anode for aqueous batteries uses seawater as an electrolyte.
Articles: Energy
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Briefs: Energy
An entire 20-story concrete building could store energy like a giant battery.
Briefs: Transportation
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Briefs: Energy
Solid-state batteries offer a higher level of safety and potentially longer life than lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
New cell chemistry utilizes less costly and more abundant materials than lithium-ion batteries.
Articles: Energy
The online Battery and Electrification Summit on June 15 and 16, 2021 offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications.
Briefs: Energy
The cathodes could enhance energy density of next-generation Li-ion batteries.
Articles: Materials
A disruptive manufacturing technology now offers reduced manufacturing costs and improved volumetric energy density in all-solid cells.
Briefs: Materials
The alloy could influence the way energy storage devices are designed and manufactured.
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: Automotive
Energy is absorbed in the diamond through a process called inelastic scattering, which is used to generate electricity.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Briefs: Materials
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.