lithium ion

  1. AlphaAtlas

    Mystery Material Makes Batteries Safer

    Advancements in lithium Ion battery tech are largely responsible for explosive growth in other areas of technology, such as smartphones, electric cars, and autonomous robots. But those applications are often hampered by a unfortunate propery of lithium ion batteries: they tend to explode. IEEE...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers 3D Print Lithium Ion Battery

    Traditional lithium ion batteries are produced in fixed shapes, which limits their applications and often forces designers to build devices around a battery. However, a 3D printed battery could not only fit in any form factor, but be used as a more prominent structural element in devices...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Startup Claims Solid State Battery Breakthrough

    Colorado startup Solid Power claims to have made a breakthrough in solid state lithium ion battery technology. Unlike a conventional lithium ion battery, which uses a "volatile, flammable, and corrosive liquid electrolyte," solid state batteries use a solid electrolyte. Solid Power claims their...
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    Researchers Find A Way to Make Lithium Batteries Safer by Adding Diamonds

    Say goodbye to exploding laptops and Samsung devices. Researchers from Drexel university have found the recipe to help make lithium-ion batteries much safer. When using a battery will build-up with dendrites which causes a short-circuit leading to malfunction of the battery as the electrolyte...