A new electrolyte and electrode combination improves several aspects of zinc-ion battery performance, particularly the stability over multiple charge and discharge cycles.
Researchers have created a nanogenerator that enables wooden flooring to generate energy from our footfalls — enough to power LED lightbulbs and small electronics.
Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery, measuring 2 x 2 cm and as flat as a small paper bandage, that is powered by human perspiration.
Flipping the structure of perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells can lead to dramatic gains in solar-cell performance.
Researchers have successfully stabilised lithium–sulfur battery technology by using a glucose-based additive on the positive electrode.
Researchers have developed a system to safely deliver electricity over the air, potentially turning entire buildings into wireless charging zones.
Pairing metal halide perovskites with conventional silicon leads to a powerful solar cell that overcomes the 26% practical efficiency limit of using silicon cells alone.
The battery's nickel-rich cathode enables storage of high energy per unit mass, while the ionic liquid electrolyte ensures largely stable capacity over many cycles.
The HAE150U and HAE200U DC/DC power converters have an ultrawide input voltage range from 16 to 160 V and cover all the input power systems of railway applications.
A multifunctional molecule that plugs various atomic-scale defects in perovskite solar materials can significantly boost their longevity and electrical output.
Korean researchers have developed a solution to prevent the initial loss of lithium ions in supposedly fully charged batteries.
The lithium salt currently being used in lithium-ion batteries is lithium hexafluorophosphate, which poses a fire and safety hazard.
Scientists have produced a more efficient type of solar cell that generates power on both the front and the back sides, setting a new world record in the process.
Inspired by a membrane inside bamboo, researchers are developing more efficient electrodes for batteries that could allow them to be recharged at a much faster rate.
Fresh insights about the release of oxygen in lithium-ion batteries should pave the way for more robust and safer high-energy-density batteries.