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Find innovative solutions for design engineering challenges in battery management systems. Discover the latest battery system applications in wearables, autonomous vehicles, and other electronic systems.

Blog: Materials

An everyday material that we all know well may lead to safer, longer-lasting batteries for the electric vehicle.

Blog: Energy
What's so tough about developing a car? A Tech Briefs reader wants to know the most challenging subsystem of the vehicle to build.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Purdue University is helping to create better battery monitoring, stretchable biosensors, allergen detectors, and more.
Q&A: Energy
New lithium-ion batteries that can be charged in 10 to 15 minutes at a roadside charging station.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A mobile robot will go to the South Pole of the Moon — with help from radiation-hardened avionics.
Briefs: Energy
A new anode for aqueous batteries uses seawater as an electrolyte.
Briefs: Energy
The optical-based sensor detects the presence of hydrogen without electronics, making the process much safer.
Briefs: Energy
The approach could advance the potential of high-powered, solid-electrolyte lithium batteries.
Briefs: Energy
The technology could help improve the reliability and performance of lithium-ion batteries.
INSIDER: Energy

A team of materials scientists and chemists has determined the proper stack pressure that lithium metal batteries, or LMBs, need to be subjected...

INSIDER: Power

Safe, cheap, and sustainable technology for energy storage has been developed at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Linköping University (LiU). It is based on two major...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This paves the way for innovative and more energy-efficient printed electronics.
Blog: Motion Control
Forget puzzles — In the early days of quarantine, Notre Dame professor and robotics engineer Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin used the time at home to put together robots.
Blog: Test & Measurement
Tech Briefs readers ask two industry experts about the effectiveness of CT scans when you want a deeper look at a battery.
Blog: Energy
Christopher Borroni-Bird and his team want to make an "e-kit" that provides a boost to wheelbarrows, bikes, and other non-motorized vehicles.
Products: Semiconductors & ICs
Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.
Articles: Transportation
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Briefs: Energy
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Briefs: Energy
A new anode for aqueous batteries uses seawater as an electrolyte.
Briefs: Automotive
The technology could be key to lighter, less expensive, and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An already ubiquitous material in outdoor photovoltaic modules could be repurposed for indoor devices with low-capacity batteries.
Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains why the Artemis mission will rely on a fascinating orbit known as the "Gateway."
Question of the Week: Energy
Will Our Buildings Store Energy Like Giant Batteries?

Our September issue of Battery Technology highlighted rechargeable cement-based batteries that can be utilized as functional concrete. The achievement from Chalmers University of Technology, according to the battery’s developers, lays the groundwork for entire buildings that could someday...

INSIDER: Energy

Molten sodium batteries have been used for many years to store energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. However, commercially available molten sodium-sulfur...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

Facility Focus: Wearables
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.
Articles: Energy
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.

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