Mystery of car battery's current solved
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemists have solved the 150 year-old mystery of what gives the lead-acid battery, found under the bonnet of most cars, its unique ability to deliver a surge of current.
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
Using carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries can dramatically improve energy capacity
Batteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT. They found that using carbon nanotubes for one of the battery's electrodes produced a significant increase — up to tenfold ...
Lithium-ion anode uses self-assembled nanocomposite materials to increase capacity
A new high-performance anode structure based on silicon-carbon nanocomposite materials could significantly improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries used in a wide range of applications from hybrid ...
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
Batteries get a quick charge with new anode technology
(PhysOrg.com) -- A breakthrough in components for next-generation batteries could come from special materials that transform their structure to perform better over time.
New technology improves both energy capacity and charge rate in rechargeable batteries
Imagine a cellphone battery that stayed charged for more than a week and recharged in just 15 minutes. That dream battery could be closer to reality thanks to Northwestern University research.
Chinese team develop fuel cell that can clean water as it generates electricity
XGS presents new silicon-graphene anode materials for lithium-ion batteries
Study paves way for larger, safer lithium ion batteries
(Phys.org)—Looking toward improved batteries for charging electric cars and storing energy from renewable but intermittent solar and wind, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed the ...
Inexpensive material boosts battery capacity
Battery-powered cars offer many environmental benefits, but a car with a full tank of gasoline can travel further. By improving the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries, a new electrode made from iron ...
Team finds new energy storage capabilities between layers of 2-D materials
Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential ...