Scientists increase lithium-sulfur battery lifetime by a factor of 10
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
Inverted polymer solar cell efficiency sets world record
Researchers explore Li-air battery reversibility on the nanoscale
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Liquid-OLED Offers More Light-Emitting Possibilities
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 ...
Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode
Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.
New all-solid sulfur-based battery outperforms lithium-ion technology
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed and tested an all-solid lithium-sulfur battery with approximately four times the energy density of conventional ...
Hybrid ribbons a gift for powerful batteries: Vanadium oxide - graphene material works well for lithium-ion storage
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide (VO2) and graphene may accelerate the development of high-power lithium-ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications.
Battery cathode made of waste byproducts from paper industry promises sustainable energy storage
A breakthrough for inexpensive electricity from solar cells, and a massive investment in wind power, will mean a need to store energy in an intelligent way. According to research at Linköping University (Sweden), published ...
Cyborg snail produces electricity
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.