News - 8 May 2018
The electrochemical performance of lithium ion batteries (LIBs) has been demonstrated by scientists from the Toyohashi University of Technology with the help of phosphorus-encapsulated carbon nanotube...
Article - 1 Oct 2009
New materials are needed to radically transform the efficiencies of energy harnessing, transduction, storage and delivery, yet the synthesis of advanced composites and multi-metallic semiconductors...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques are being used to improve the power density of batteries. Such improvements using thin films, deposition and thermal spray processes, carbon aerogels,...
News - 12 Mar 2015
Lithium-ion batteries have enabled many of today's electronics, from portable gadgets to electric cars. But much to the frustration of consumers, none of these batteries last long without a...
News - 11 Jun 2014
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium...
News - 30 Jul 2013
Objects made from graphite—such as lithium-ion batteries—are “hydrophobic,” meaning that they “dislike” water. For decades this lack of likeability has presented...
News - 13 Feb 2013
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.
Article - 23 Apr 2018
This article, related to the properties, synthesis, and applications of graphene, is meant to provide a broad understanding of these topics for both researchers and non-researchers alike.
News - 5 Aug 2016
At the University of California, Riverside (UCR) researchers have developed a new silicon-tin nanocomposite anode that could improve the charging capacity of lithium-ion batteries, which can be...
News - 9 Jul 2014
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key...