Experts from the University of Surrey believe their dream of clean energy storage is a step closer after they unveiled their ground-breaking super-capacitor technology that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates, particularly for mobile applications. In a paper published by the journal Energy and Environmental Materials, […]

(Click here for full view.) A Korean research team has succeeded in developing next-generation high-capacity cathode material for lithium-ion batteries. It’s stabilizing the surface of over-lithiated layered oxides using DNA from salmon and carbon nanotubes, and Improved catalyst performance and lifespan found through the use of integrated advanced analytical techniques. […]

The high-efficiency RIXS system at the Advanced Light Source’s Beamline 8.0.1. Credit: Marilyn Sargent/Berkeley Lab Technique adapted at Berkeley Lab X-ray facility finds growing use for next-gen battery R&D. From next-gen smartphones to longer-range electric cars and an improved power grid, better batteries are driving tech innovation. And to push […]

In the near future, lithium metal batteries with a flexible LLZO electrolyte sheet may be used in state-of-the-art electric vehicles (EVs). Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Mass-producing ceramic-based flexible sheet electrolytes at room temperature. Researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a new method to make ceramic-based flexible electrolyte sheets for […]

Re-attachable and flexible rechargeable batteries available to use in next-generation flexible/wearable devices. Credit: Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) A joint research team from KIER, KAIST, PNU, NTU develops a high-performance re-attachable sticker-type energy storage device. The research findings were published in the world’s renowned Chemical Engineering Journal. Dr. Yoon […]

Li-ion batteries based on liquid electrolytes are mainly used for batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage devices. However, as battery safety issues have recently been raised several times, various concerns about the use of existing batteries using flammable liquid electrolytes have increased. To solve this safety issue, all-solid-state battery […]

Researchers use a ferroelectric glass electrolyte within an electrochemical cell to create simple self-charging batteries. A new type of battery combines negative capacitance and negative resistance within the same cell, allowing the cell to self-charge without losing energy, which has important implications for long-term storage and improved output power for […]

Copper mining slag dump in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Greater use of electric vehicles might be good for the environment, but further growth hinges on continued availability of critical battery components such as cobalt. Cell phones and other electronics also depend on the element’s availability. Supplies of the metal […]