Lithium ion

An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

An Electric Car Battery that can Last 27 Years!

The prototype battery (credit: ZSW) Cell formation lab (Credit: ZSW) German scientists developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries which can retain 85% of their capacity for more than 27 years after being used daily. This super battery also ...

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Improving Lithium Ion Battery Life

Improving Lithium Ion Battery Life

Researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California are developing new carbon-silicon nanowire electrodes that increase the charge storage capacity of current lithium ion batteries by as much as 600 percent. Unlike recent electrodes using pure silicon, the carbon-silicon nanowires ...

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Lithium-Sulphur Battery

Lithium-Sulphur Battery

Researchers from the University of Waterloo have developed a lithium-sulphur battery that can store and deliver three times more power than regular lithium ion batteries. By enhancing the electrochemical performance of a lithium-sulphur battery, the team at Waterloo’s Department of ...

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