News - 13 Jan 2015
An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by Waterloo scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and more powerful rechargeable battery for electric...
News - 2 Apr 2009
For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery.
The new virus-produced...
News - 22 Jan 2015
A Virginia Commonwealth University professor has received a five-year, $505,000 award from the National Science Foundation to make lithium-ion batteries -- which power electric vehicles and portable...
Article - 6 Jul 2012
Batteries are devices that store electrical energy by converting it to chemical energy, to be released slowly at a later time.
Article - 11 Jul 2014
We are constantly seeking to increase the lives of batteries. No matter how advanced a cell phone is or how far an electric vehicle can drive on one charge, there is always the necessity to try and...
Article - 21 Dec 2012
Adoption of electric vehicles has so far been restricted to city centers, because of limitations in battery technology. With the help of nanomaterials, that could all soon change.
News - 28 Sep 2012
In a nano-scale study on battery materials which appeared in Nano Letters, a research team headed by Chongmin Wang from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) of the Department of Energy...
Article - 21 Dec 2016
This Graphene Battery User’s Guide explains the working principle of graphene batteries, and details the actionable steps to take to begin developing a graphene battery.
News - 3 Jun 2009
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and BASF, the world's largest chemical company, have signed a world-wide licensing agreement to mass produce and market...
News - 23 Apr 2020
Every year, the WITec Paper Award competition recognizes three exceptional peer-reviewed publications that feature results acquired with a WITec microscope. A record number of 113 publications was...