News tagged with battery materials

Lasers take the lead

Conserving energy is a top priority for auto manufacturers today. Laser technology can help. Lasers can be used to process thin light-weight components made of fiber-composite materials, as well as to manufacture ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Engineering
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Building a better battery

(PhysOrg.com) -- “What we are trying to do is put different pieces of a puzzle together,” said Argonne National Laboratory scientist Daniel P. Abraham. The puzzle is a lithium-rich compound material, ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Materials Science
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Better batteries for electric cars

The breakthrough with electric cars is a long time coming -- not least on account of their key component, the battery. Lithium-ion batteries are still too expensive and their range too limited. New materials ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Better batteries from the bottom up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University researchers have moved a step closer to creating robust, three-dimensional microbatteries that would charge faster and hold other advantages over conventional lithium-ion batteries. ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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