An air-breathing battery: the basic chemistry of a lithium air battery is to combine oxygen from the air with lithium ions to create lithium peroxide and the reverse reaction during charge and discharge.
Ten years from now, range anxiety for electric cars could be a thing of the past.
IBM today announced two partners for a project aimed at building a lithium air battery able to propel an electric car 500 miles.
(Credit: Automotive News) KYOTO, Japan--Masked workers in an airtight clean room carefully weld the tops shut on lithium ion battery cells, one-by-one. Colleagues slowly fill them, by hand, with electrolyte. It's tedious, labor inte... Read Post
A group of scientists in Canada have managed to create a hybrid sodium ion capacitor (NIC) from peanut shells. They claim to have blurred the lines between conventional ion batteries and super-capacitors, thereby offering a much bet... Read Post