News tagged with lithium ion battery

New battery technologies take on lithium-ion

Lithium-ion batteries remain the technology-of-choice for today's crop of electric cars, but challengers are revving up to try to upset the current order. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine ...

dateJul 22, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Novel battery uses light to produce power

To move the world toward sustainability, scientists are continuing to explore and improve ways to tap the vast power of sunlight to make fuels and generate electricity. Now they have come up with a brand-new way to use light—solar ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Materials Science
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Engineers create stretchable batteries

Origami, the centuries-old Japanese paper-folding art, has inspired recent designs for flexible energy-storage technology. But energy-storage device architecture based on origami patterns has so far been able to yield batteries ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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