News tagged with battery materials

Organic waste for sustainable batteries

A carbon-based active material produced from apple leftovers and a material of layered oxides might help reduce the costs of future energy storage systems. Both were found to have excellent electrochemical properties and ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Materials Science
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Carbon fiber from wood is used to build car

Remember wood paneled station wagons? Well, wood is back, but this time it's not for aesthetics—it's for reducing vehicle weight with renewable materials. Swedish researchers have just produced the world's first model car ...

dateFeb 09, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Researchers go for the gold on a single chip

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have created a library of nanoporous gold structures on a single chip that has direct applications for high-capacity lithium ion batteries as well as neural interfaces.

dateJan 21, 2016 in Nanophysics
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