News tagged with rechargeable batteries

New chemistries found for liquid batteries

Liquid metal batteries, invented by MIT professor Donald Sadoway and his students a decade ago, are a promising candidate for making renewable energy more practical. The batteries, which can store large amounts of energy ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Extending a battery's lifetime with heat

Don't go sticking your electronic devices in a toaster oven just yet, but for a longer-lasting battery, you might someday heat them up when not in use. Over time, the electrodes inside a rechargeable battery cell can grow ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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