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Researchers have shed important new light on what the early signs of battery failure look like

Argonne researchers complete an in-depth examination of soft-shorts, a phenomenon that is an early step toward permanent failure in a battery DOE/Argonne National Laboratory An Argonne...

Self-extinguishing batteries could reduce the risk of deadly and costly battery fires

Apparao Rao, Clemson University and Bingan Lu, Hunan University In a newly published study, we describe our design for a self-extinguishing rechargeable battery. It replaces...

Solid state battery design charges in minutes, lasts for thousands of cycles

Research paves the way for better lithium metal batteries Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed...

Lithium-ion batteries are no longer the gold standard in battery tech

Tsinghua University The use of lithium metal as the anode for batteries is one of the smarter options with better energy density than other materials....

The secret to longer lasting batteries might be in how soap works

Researchers found that one of the most promising electrolytes for designing longer lasting lithium batteries has complex nanostructures that act like micelle structures do...

Stronger lithium batteries may need ‘weaker’ solvation structure

Tsinghua University Lithium batteries power our phones, computers, many of our cars and so much more — even the drill and weedwhacker. But as technology...

How sodium-ion batteries could make electric cars cheaper

Robert House, University of Oxford Cars that burn petrol and diesel must be replaced with renewable alternatives if the climate crisis is to be overcome....

EV batteries could get big boost with new polymer coating

DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a conductive polymer coating – called HOS-PFM – that could enable...

Controllable ‘defects’ improve performance of lithium-ion batteries

North Carolina State University A new North Carolina State University study, performed in collaboration with battery testing researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak...

New UCF-developed battery could prevent post-hurricane electric vehicle fires

The technology replaces the volatile and highly flammable organic solvents found in electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries with saltwater to create a safer and more...

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