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Latest Nanoarchitectures for lithium-ion batteries Stories

2014-07-08 14:59:27

The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops and electric vehicles could store more energy and run longer on a single charge with the help of a sponge-like silicon material.

Roots Of The Lithium Battery Problem
2013-12-18 13:37:01

The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops, smartphones and electric vehicles could have significantly higher energy density if their graphite anodes were to be replaced by lithium metal anodes.

Silicon Electrode Extends Battery Life
2013-06-04 09:50:34

Standford scientists have developed a new silicon-based electrode for lithium-ion batteries that could significantly improve the performance of the popular batteries, according to a new report in Nature Communications.

2013-02-12 17:11:39

Researchers at USC have developed a new lithium-ion battery design that uses porous silicon nanoparticles in place of the traditional graphite anodes to provide superior performance.

Silicon-based Batteries Boosted By Researchers
2012-11-01 07:08:29

'Crushed' porous silicon anodes show dramatic increase in charge-discharge cycles

2012-03-15 12:06:29

A study that examines a new type of silicon-carbon nanocomposite electrode reveals details of how they function and how repeated use could wear them down.

2011-09-23 12:07:22

Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere, in smart phones, laptops, an array of other consumer electronics, and the newest electric cars.

2011-09-08 20:51:42

By looking to Mother Nature for solutions, researchers have identified a promising new binder material for lithium-ion battery electrodes that not only could boost energy storage, but also eliminate the use of toxic compounds now used to manufacture the components.

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2010-03-15 09:44:01

A new high-performance anode structure based on silicon-carbon nanocomposite materials could significantly improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries used in a wide range of applications from hybrid vehicles to portable electronics.

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2008-04-10 09:50:00

Nanotechnology could improve the life of the lithium batteries used in portable devices, including laptop computers, mp3 players, and mobile phones. Research to be published in the Inderscience publication - International Journal of Nanomanufacturing - demonstrates that carbon nanotubes can prevent such batteries from losing their charge capacity over time.


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