August 13, 2011, No comments

Lithium-ion batteries have become a leading energy source for everything from smartphones and laptops to power tools and electric cars, and researchers around the world are actively seeking ways to […]


Battery Life Tripled with Metal Foams

June 30, 2011, No comments

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., having newly developed its porous aluminum “Aluminum-Celmet,” has set up a small-scale production line at Osak ...


Nanomaterials Open the way to Everlasting Batteries

June 22, 2011, No comments

In a crucial step towards the development of self-powering portable electronics, RMIT University researchers have for the first time characterised the ...


New Insights on an old Material Improves Battery Design

June 20, 2011, No comments

Designing new materials depends upon understanding the properties of today’s materials. One such material, Nafion ©, is a polymer that efficien ...

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    Flow Battery Breaks Mold for Cheap Storage
    June 6, 2011, No comments

    A radically new approach to the design of batteries, developed by researchers at MIT, could provide a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to existing batteries for electric vehicles and the power […]