By using synthetic polypeptides — which make up proteins — and other polymers, US researchers have taken the first steps towards constructing electrodes for sustainable organic batteries.
CSIRO and Piotrek have partnered to develop the next generation of solid polymer electrolytes (SPEs) for lithium batteries.
The MAX17301 and MAX17311 one-cell, pack-side ICs offer configurable settings for battery safety and allow fine-tuning of voltage and current thresholds based on various temperature zones.
Is a big leap in Li-ion battery technology around the corner, or does the technology represent only a waypoint on the journey to a power source offering far more time between recharges?
The repurposed 2 kWh units could be used in developing countries or isolated communities, with enough energy to power a small shop, farm holding or multiple residential homes.
KIT researchers have produced electrodes for lithium-ion batteries at what they claim to be record speed, while also improving the quality of the electrodes and reducing production costs.
Korean researchers have developed a new strategy for extending sodium-ion batteries' cyclability, using copper sulfide as the electrode material.
The use of inductive charging, while highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile phones using typical lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers used X-ray computed tomography to visualise in real time how cracks form near the edges of interfaces between materials in solid-state batteries.
A newly created formula more than doubles the energy a battery can carry without changing the weight, according to its designers.
Hong Kong researchers have developed a 'Textile Lithium Battery' that offers a stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics.
Due to its excellent electrical conductivity and light and thin characteristics, single-layer graphene film is ideal for electronics that require batteries.
Japanese researchers have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date.
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a US$219,312, two-year grant to push forward research into cutting-edge lithium-oxygen batteries.
Researchers have successfully manufactured various kinds of battery shapes — such as ring-type, H-shape and U-shape — using 3D printing technology.