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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you’re the kind of person that hates getting wet during a rainstorm but doesn’t want a large fabric dome covering your head, Chinese inventor Chuan Wang has the answer you’ve been...

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2014-10-24 12:23:23

DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9hkcz/chinese_lithium) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Lithium Dihydrogen Phosphate Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9hkcz/chinese_lithium ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Chinese Lithium Dihydrogen Phosphate Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

2014-10-15 12:26:43

Lithium survey highlights online behaviors and attitudes in five digitally savvy countries SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Technologies today released data from a global survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lithium Technologies, capturing the views of over 6,100 online adults in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, France, and Germany - shedding light on how the Internet is rapidly changing customer expectations and challenging companies to keep up. "We...

battery researchers
2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by Lester Kok, Nanyang Technological University Scientists at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 percent in only two minutes. The new generation batteries also have a long lifespan of over 20 years, more than 10 times compared to existing lithium-ion batteries. This breakthrough has a wide-ranging impact on all industries, especially for electric vehicles, where consumers are put off by the long...

2014-10-15 12:24:05

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile phone and Laptop sales have increased consistently by double digits in the last years, now with the presence of Smartphones and Tablet PCs this trend will boost in the following years. This new age of communications, information and portability would have not been possible without energy storage solutions to power these portable devices. Lithium batteries are currently the dominant technology in the energy storage space; this is...

Lithium-ion Battery That Gives Warning Before Overheating
2014-10-14 03:13:59

Provided By By Mark Shwartz, Stanford University Stanford University scientists have developed a "smart" lithium-ion battery that gives ample warning before it overheats and bursts into flames. The new technology is designed for conventional lithium-ion batteries now used in billions of cellphones, laptops and other electronic devices, as well as a growing number of cars and airplanes. "Our goal is to create an early-warning system that saves lives and property," said Yi Cui, an...

2014-10-07 12:21:13

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies has selected a brand image and tagline for its lithium mainship and emergency battery products entitled: "Securaplane System Lithium - more than a question of chemistry". Other straplines include "Intelligent power'', "Brilliance packaged" and "A whole new way of packing power with intelligence". Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141007/150642 While Securaplane's System Lithium utilizes the...

A Solar Cell That Stores Its Own Power
2014-10-07 03:35:08

Provided by Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery. In the October 3, 2014 issue of the journal Nature Communications, the researchers report that they've succeeded in combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device. Key to the innovation is a mesh solar panel, which allows air to enter the battery, and a...

2014-10-06 08:35:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Migros is the largest Swiss retailer and one of the top 40 largest retailers in the world. Lithium now powers their hugely popular online community Migipedia. For years, Migros had empowered customers with a vibrant community that brought people together discussing food, cooking, healthy eating, product ideas and a variety of other passion points central to its supermarket business. As the community grew in popularity, Migros' internal...

lithium ions
2014-10-06 02:00:05

Provided by Marcia Goodrich, Michigan Tech Pity the poor lithium ion. Drawn relentlessly by its electrical charge, it surges from anode to cathode and back again, shouldering its way through an elaborate molecular obstacle course. This journey is essential to powering everything from cell phones to cordless power tools. Yet, no one really understands what goes on at the atomic scale as lithium ion batteries are used and recharged, over and over again. Michigan Technological University...

2014-10-02 23:05:40

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Dicalcium Phosphate Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on China Lithium Dihydrogen Phosphate Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Global and China Dicalcium Phosphate Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Dicalcium Phosphate industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry,...

Latest Lithium Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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