Lithium-ion

06.16.15
Nissan turns old electric car batteries into fixed energy storage
06.16.15

Nissan turns old electric car batteries into fixed energy storage

Mercedes and Tesla aren't the only electric car makers giving their batteries something to do besi...

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04.06.15
Stanford's aluminum battery fully charges in just one minute
04.06.15

Stanford's aluminum battery fully charges in just one minute

Lithium-ion batteries have been a boon for the modern world -- they've replaced the heavier, singl...

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03.23.15
Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time
03.23.15

Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time

Use a gadget with a lithium-ion battery inside and you'll eventually learn that these power packs...

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03.23.15
Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries
03.23.15

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more tha...

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12.09.14
Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries
12.09.14

Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries

Don't be too quick to toss out the battery from that ancient laptop -- it might just be the key to...

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07.27.14
Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life
07.27.14

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their...

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04.17.13
Tiny lithium-ion battery recharges 1000x faster than rival tech, could shrink mobile devices
04.17.13

Tiny lithium-ion battery recharges 1000x faster than rival tech, could shrink mobile devices

Supercapacitors are often hailed as the holy grail of power supplies, but a group of researchers a...

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02.27.13
Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size
02.27.13

Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size

While we've seen more than a few flexible batteries in our day, they're not usually that great at...

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02.15.13
WSJ: Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries from A350 to meet delivery schedule
02.15.13

WSJ: Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries from A350 to meet delivery schedule

Amidst the ongoing brouhaha over rival Boeing's Dreamliner-grounding battery troubles, Airbus has...

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