Molten-air battery's storage capacity among the highest of any battery type
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
New view of dendrites in Li batteries gets to the root of the problem
Energy storage device fabricated on a nanowire array
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 ...
For batteries, one material does it all
Engineers at the University of Maryland have created a battery that is made entirely out of one material, which can both move electricity and store it.
Paper-thin supercapacitor has higher capacitance when twisted than any non-twisted supercapacitor
Paper supercapacitor could power future paper electronics
Team builds nonflammable lithium ion battery
In studying a material that prevents marine life from sticking to the bottom of ships, researchers led by chemist Joseph DeSimone at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a surprising replacement ...
Team observes real-time charging of a lithium-air battery
One of the most promising new kinds of battery to power electric cars is called a lithium-air battery, which could store up to four times as much energy per pound as today's best lithium-ion batteries. But ...
Brain process takes paper shape
A paper-based device that mimics the electrochemical signalling in the human brain has been created by a group of researchers from China.
Computer simulations reveal universal increase in electrical conductivity
Computer simulations have revealed how the electrical conductivity of many materials increases with a strong electrical field in a universal way. This development could have significant implications for practical ...
'Double-duty' electrolyte enables new chemistry for longer-lived batteries
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new and unconventional battery chemistry aimed at producing batteries that last longer than previously ...
For better li-ion batteries, scientists watch one at work
(Phys.org) —Using x-rays at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS), a group of researchers has studied, in great detail, the nanoscale workings of a lithium-ion battery, learning new information about ...