Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Nanoball Batteries Could Charge Electric Cars in 5 Minutes
'Yolk-shell' design leads to world-record battery performance
(Phys.org)—SLAC and Stanford scientists have set a world record for energy storage, using a clever "yolk-shell" design to store five times more energy in the sulfur cathode of a rechargeable lithium-ion ...
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
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
Glass for battery electrodes
Today's lithium-ion batteries are good, but not good enough if our future energy system is to rely on electrical power. Chemists and materials scientists at ETH Zurich have developed a type of glass that ...
Building a better battery
A new battery technology provides double the energy storage at lower cost than the batteries that are used in handheld electronics, electric vehicles, aerospace and defence.
New Hitachi Li-ion batteries to last ten years
Working toward the next battery breakthrough (w/ Video)
If battery-making is an art, then University at Buffalo scientist Esther Takeuchi is among its most prolific masters, with more than 140 U.S. patents, all in energy storage.
Compact batteries enhanced by spontaneous silver matrix formations
In a promising lithium-based battery, the formation of a highly conductive silver matrix transforms a material otherwise plagued by low conductivity. To optimize these multi-metallic batteries—and enhance ...
Thin films show surprising reactivity, could lead to better fuel cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- A surprising MIT laboratory finding about the behavior of a thin sheet of material -- less than a thousandth of the thickness of a human hair -- could lead to improved ways of studying the ...