News tagged with energy density

Building a better battery

A new battery technology provides double the energy storage at lower cost than the batteries that are used in handheld electronics, electric vehicles, aerospace and defence.

dateMar 11, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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A nanoscale glimpse of batteries in action

Lithium–oxygen (Li–O2) batteries are a new type of experimental battery that electric car manufacturers are hoping will address the issue of limited driving range. Unlike the lithium-ion batteries used today, lithium–oxygen ...

dateSep 13, 2013 in Materials Science
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Scientists reveal battery behavior at the nanoscale

(PhysOrg.com) -- As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Fluoride shuttle increases storage capacity

German researchers have developed a new concept for rechargeable batteries. Based on a fluoride shuttle -- the transfer of fluoride anions between the electrodes -- it promises to enhance the storage capacity reached by lithium-ion ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Materials Science
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