A step toward lighter batteries: Metal catalysts play important role in improving efficiency
A team of researchers at MIT has made significant progress on a technology that could lead to batteries with up to three times the energy density of any battery that currently exists.
An electrifying discovery: New material to harvest electricity from body movements
Scientists are reporting an advance toward scavenging energy from walking, breathing, and other natural body movements to power electronic devices like cell phones and heart pacemakers. In a study in ACS' ...
Silicon-coated nanonets could build a better lithium-ion battery
A tiny scaffold-like titanium structure of Nanonets coated with silicon particles could pave the way for faster, lighter and longer-lasting Lithium-ion batteries, according to a team of Boston College chemists ...
Japanese scientists invent printable lithium battery
Metal-Air Battery Could Store 11 Times More Energy than Lithium-Ion
Taiwan unveils hydrogen-powered mobile phone chargers
Taiwanese researchers said Friday they have developed hydrogen-powered mobile phone chargers, in a development that could boost the island's efforts to become a player in green technologies.
Major breakthrough in lithium battery technology reported
An NSERC-funded lab at the University Of Waterloo has laid the groundwork for a lithium battery that can store and deliver more than three times the power of conventional lithium ion batteries.
Nanoball Batteries Could Charge Electric Cars in 5 Minutes
New battery material could lead to rapid recharging of many devices
(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT engineers have created a kind of beltway that allows for the rapid transit of electrical energy through a well-known battery material, an advance that could usher in smaller, lighter batteries ...
Liquid Battery Offers Promising Solar Energy Storage Technique
Batteries get a (nano)boost
Need to store electricity more efficiently? Put it behind bars. That's essentially the finding of a team of Rice University researchers who have created hybrid carbon nanotube metal oxide arrays as electrode material that ...