Google Glass and Apple iWatch inspire carbon nanotube fiber batteries
Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
New view of dendrites in Li batteries gets to the root of the problem
Ultra-flexible battery's performance rises to meet demands of wearable electronics
Folding batteries increases their areal energy density by up to 14 times
Molten-air battery's storage capacity among the highest of any battery type
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Sand-based lithium ion batteries that outperform standard by three times
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key ...
Engineering researchers develop next-generation battery
(Phys.org) —A research team from the University of Alberta has used carbon nanomaterials to develop next-generation batteries capable of charging faster and lasting longer than today's standard lithium-ion ...
Small-scale demo, large-scale promise of novel bromine battery
The availability of low-cost, high-capacity energy storage technology could profoundly change today's energy landscape. The ability to store electricity when supplies are abundant and deliver it later when ...
Charging portable electronics in 10 minutes
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium ion ...
Alcoa and Phinergy show electric car with aluminum-air battery
Exotic state of matter—a 'random solid solution'—affects how ions move through battery material
New observations by researchers at MIT have revealed the inner workings of a type of electrode widely used in lithium-ion batteries. The new findings explain the unexpectedly high power and long cycle life ...
New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion
(Phys.org) —As the demand for rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries has grown, the battery industry has found itself facing a problem of supply-and-demand. Lithium is not an abundant element, and ...