News tagged with electrode material

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 can be used as an ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Materials Science
shares903 comments 3

A billion holes can make a battery

Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components.

dateNov 10, 2014 in Nanophysics
shares0 comments 21

Developing the battery of the future

The search for the next generation of batteries has led researchers at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron to try new methods and materials that could lead to the development of safer, cheaper, more powerful, and longer-lasting ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Materials Science
shares0 comments 1