Li-ion battery

New Electrolyte Developed by Stanford Team Could Lead to Breakthrough in Commercialization of Lithium-Metal Batteries

published 2020 年 07 月 02 日 18:30
Electrolyte, which plays the crucial role of transporting ions between the cathode and the anode of a battery, has been both the strength and the weakness of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. Currently, the carbonate electrolyte that is inside conventional Li-ion batteries has a decent level of conductivity and is low in cost. However, its high flammability poses a serious safety risk. ...  more

Nikkei: This Year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry Draws Attention to the Competition in Li-Ion Battery Industry

published 2019 年 10 月 21 日 11:46
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for their work in developing lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. The sharing of the prestigious prize among the three scientists has also reignited the market’s interest in Li-ion batteries, an energy storage technology that is now indispensable in people’s everyday lives. ...  more

3D-Printed Li-ion Batteries Can Be Made in Any Shape or Size

published 2018 年 11 月 05 日 11:21
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) can power a huge range of applications, covering most electric vehicles (EV) and consumer electronics devices. However, currently product designers have to cater to the commercially-available battery's...  more

GS to Build New Auto Li-ion Battery Plant in Europe for EV Market

published 2018 年 01 月 17 日 16:07
According to Nikkei on January 11, 2018, Britain and France's governments have announced that they will prohibit the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 in order to make a complete transition towards electric vehicles (EV). The...  more