News tagged with battery performance

Batteries as they are meant to be seen

Researchers have developed a way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. While life sciences researchers regularly use ...

dateDec 26, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Why lithium-ion-batteries fail

Materials in lithium ion battery electrodes expand and contract during charge and discharge. These volume changes drive particle fracture, which shortens battery lifetime. A group of ETH scientists together with colleagues ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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