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March 1, 2017

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March 1, 2017

Assembly of Micro-/meso-/macroporous Carbon Optimized for Li-S Batteries

Feb. 9, 2017 — High volume ratio of carbon micropores combined with the assembly of meso-/macropores remarkably improve the capabilities of Li-S batteries, which relieve shuttle effect by strong physical absorption ... read more

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

Feb. 1, 2017 — Scientists have used the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer to identify new electrolyte materials with promising properties for lithium-ion conduction in ... read more

Jan. 19, 2017 — A simple technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk materials could dramatically lower the cost of producing the one-dimensional nanostructures. That could open the door for a broad ... read more

Jan. 18, 2017 — Faster recharging lithium batteries could be developed after scientists figured out why adding charged metal atoms to tunnel structures within batteries improves their ... read more

New Technology Will Cut Plug-in Hybrid Fuel Consumption by One Third

Jan. 10, 2017 — Engineers have taken inspiration from biological evolution and the energy savings garnered by birds flying in formation to improve the efficiency of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) by more ... read more

Jan. 14, 2017 — A three-layer nanoparticle catalysts improve zinc-air batteries, report ... read more

Dec. 29, 2016 — Applying electric field in the ammonium based solution has been used for the fabrication of different forms of copper hydroxide nanostructures. The supercapacitance performance of synthesized ... read more

Ultra-Thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development

Dec. 19, 2016 — Researchers have announced a transformative development in the race to produce batteries that are at once safe, powerful, and ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — Researchers have identified 21 solid materials that could replace flammable liquid electrolytes in lithium-ion batteries, improving the safety of electronic devices like cell phones and ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — A team of materials scientists and electrical engineers has designed a mechanical energy transducer that points toward a new direction in scalable energy harvesting of unused mechanical energy, ... read more

Dec. 13, 2016 — A team of researchers claims to have made yet another step towards finding a solution to accelerate the commercialization of silicon anode for Lithium-ion ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — The best road to zero-emission vehicles lies in fuel-cell technology. It preserves the advantages of gasoline automobiles, with low upfront costs, long driving range and fast refueling. But he also ... read more

Dec. 8, 2016 — Battery researchers have used a special electron microscope with atomic-level resolution to show that certain large ions can hold open tunnels in a promising electrode material, so that ... read more

Keeping Electric Car Design on the Right Road

Dec. 8, 2016 — Pushing nanoscale battery developments in the right direction can help create a sustainable transport sector, suggests investigators in a new ... read more

Dec. 8, 2016 — Engineers have developed a new concept for current and voltage sensors for batteries that might become particularly relevant for electric vehicles (EV). An EV battery is made up of individual blocks, ... read more

Alternative to Battery Power Storage: High Energy Density Super-Capacitors?

Dec. 6, 2016 — Ground-breaking research has resulted in the development of technology that could revolutionize the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power to work. The development ... read more

X-Ray Spectroscopy Reveals Details of Capacity Fading in Li-Ion Batteries

Dec. 5, 2016 — The improvement of batteries is one of the key factors in increasing the performance of electric vehicles. To this end scientists are employing advanced X-ray spectroscopy of battery electrodes under ... read more

Energy Hybrid: Battery Meets Super Capacitor

Dec. 1, 2016 — It is possible to combine the high-energy density of batteries with the high-power output of super capacitors in a single system, thanks to liquid energy storage materials, report ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without ... read more

Nov. 17, 2016 — Could a glow-in-the-dark dye be the next advancement in energy storage technology? Scientists think ... read more

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