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Why Do Batteries Go Bad?

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory A comprehensive look at how tiny particles in a lithium ion battery electrode behave shows that rapid-charging the battery and using it to do high-power, rapidly draining work may not be as damaging as...

Latest Lithium Stories

2014-09-17 08:20:43

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE China Market Research Reports

Lithium-ion batteries
2014-09-04 03:00:04

Technische Universität München Lithium-ion batteries are seen as a solution for energy storage of the future and have become indispensable, especially in electromobility. Their key advantage is that they are able to store large amounts of energy but are still comparatively light and compact. However, when metallic lithium forms and deposits during charging it can lead to a reduced battery lifespan and even short-circuits. Scientists at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have now...

2014-09-04 08:21:07

Market participants must find ways to address cost and safety concerns, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global lithium-ion battery market is expected to witness exuberant growth in forthcoming years. Developing applications in the grid and renewable energy storage segment are helping boost demand for lithium-ion batteries. Vendors should include the grid and renewable energy storage segment in their growth strategy as the stationary energy...

2014-09-03 12:36:42

DALLAS, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global battery materials market is estimated to reach $11.3 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 13.0% from 2013 to 2018. The high demand across the industries such as automotive and consumer electronics will increase overall materials consumption. The electric vehicles are expected to be the key revenue generators for global battery materials market. The Battery Materials Market - By Types (Cathode, Anode, Electrolyte,...

2014-09-03 08:40:18

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that it has started shipping its 4600 mAh lithium battery product developed for the newly introduced Acer Iconia Tab 8, a tablet offering consumers high-end features including 7.5 hours...

2014-09-01 12:20:25

DALIAN, China, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, a delegation of the Standing Committee of Dalian Municipal People's Congress took an inspection tour of the power lithium battery R&D and production base of China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK", the "Company", or "we") (Nasdaq: CBAK) in Dalian. The delegation studied the business, products and solutions provided by China BAK and took a test drive of electric vehicles powered by BAK batteries. Mr. Jingrui Li,...

2014-08-27 08:32:27

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that its 20Ah lithium-ion battery (Model: IESPD201E) has received the product approval issued by China's National Quality Control & Inspection Center for Buses. The battery model...

2014-08-21 00:20:23

OXFORD, England, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation battery technology company, OXIS Energy Ltd, has delivered the third phase of a research programme to improve its Lithium Sulfur cells for Lincad Ltd and the UK MOD. The project is part of a wider Dstl (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) research programme. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/621367-b ) In Phase 3 OXIS has developed an advanced prototype cell and...

2014-08-20 12:21:30

DUBLIN, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Market Report of Lithium hexafluorophosphate" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global Market Report of Lithium hexafluorophosphate (CAS 21324-40-3) aims at providing comprehensive data on Lithium hexafluorophosphate globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America etc.). It captures Lithium hexafluorophosphate market...

2014-08-20 08:33:25

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that it started shipping its advanced compact lithium battery product developed for the newly introduced TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+, a smartwatch offering consumers stand-alone wireless...


Latest Lithium Reference Libraries

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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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