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Scientists offered using methanol in power generation for electric cars

Technology is economical, safe, environmentally friendly, and energy-efficient Ural Federal University Professors at Ural Federal University (UrFU, Russia) Sergey Shcheklein and Aleksey Dubinin have developed a...

The hidden culprit killing lithium-metal batteries from the inside

First-of-their-kind snapshots reveal byproduct crippling powerful, experimental cells DOE/Sandia National Laboratories ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- For decades, scientists have tried to make reliable lithium-metal batteries. These high-performance...

Ensure safe behavior under perceptual uncertainty

Bridging the gap between uncertain perception and reality in controller software design Research Organization of Information and Systems A research team consisting of Tsutomu Kobayashi, Ichiro...

Backscatter breakthrough runs near-zero-power IoT communicators at 5G speeds everywhere

Low-cost, low-power devices work over mmWave and use a single transistor to transfer high-volume data anywhere Georgia Institute of Technology The promise of 5G Internet of...

Altered microstructure improves organic-based, solid state lithium EV battery

University of Houston Ethanol solvent boosts battery energy density, a step toward better EVs of the future Only 2% of vehicles are electrified to date, but...

Bacteria can recover precious metals from electric vehicle batteries – here’s how

Sebastien Farnaud, Coventry University There are more than 1.4 billion cars in the world today, and that number could double by 2036. If all those...

Semiconductor technology mitigates fire risk in electric vehicle batteries

Convergence of semiconductor physics and electrochemistry leads to effective inhibition of dendrite formation using semiconducting passivation layers National Research Council of Science & Technology Despite rapid...

Stabilizing gassy electrolytes could make ultra-low temperature batteries safer

University of California - San Diego A new technology could dramatically improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries that operate with gas electrolytes at ultra-low temperatures....

Electrochemical cell harvests lithium from seawater

King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) Lithium is a vital element in the batteries that power electric vehicles, but soaring lithium demand is...

An attractive cheap organic material for batteries

Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) A new report by Skoltech scientists and their colleagues describes an organic material for the new generation of...

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