Electrode potential
Electrode potential, E, in electrochemistry, according to an IUPAC definition, is the electromotive force of a cell built of two electrodes:By convention:From the above, for the cell with the standard...
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New Design Points A Path To The ‘Ultimate’ Battery
Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 ti...
Galvanic cell
A galvanic cell, or voltaic cell, named after Luigi Galvani, or Alessandro Volta respectively, is an electrochemical cell that derives electrical energy from spontaneous redox reactions taking place w...
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Electrochemical cell
An electrochemical cell is a device capable of either generating electrical energy from chemical reactions or facilitating chemical reactions through the introduction of electrical energy. A common ex...
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Electrolytic cell
An electrolytic cell is an electrochemical cell that undergoes a redox reaction when electrical energy is applied. It is most often used to decompose chemical compounds, in a process called electroly...
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Nickel hydrogen battery
A nickel–hydrogen battery (NiH2 or Ni–H2) is a rechargeable electrochemical power source based on nickel and hydrogen. It differs from a nickel–metal hydride (NIMH) battery by the use of hydrogen in g...
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New Design Points A Path To The ‘Ultimate’ Battery
Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 ti...
Nickel-metal hydride battery
A nickel–metal hydride battery, abbreviated NiMH or Ni–MH, is a type of rechargeable battery. Its chemical reactions are somewhat similar to the nickel–cadmium cell (NiCd). NiMH use positive electrode...
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Zinc cerium redox flow battery
Zinc–cerium batteries are a type of redox flow battery first developed by Plurion Inc. (UK) during the 2000s. In this rechargeable battery, both negative zinc and positive cerium electrolytes are circ...
Nickel oxyhydroxide battery
Nickel oxyhydroxide battery (abb. NiOx) is a type of primary cell.It is not rechargeable and must be disposed after a single use. NiOx batteries can be used in high-drain applications such as digital ...
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Voltaic pile
The voltaic pile was the first electrical battery that could continuously provide an electrical current to a circuit. It was invented by Alessandro Volta, who published his experiments in 1800. The vo...
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Wet cell
An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. Each cell contains a positive terminal, or cathode, and a ne...
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Earth battery
An Earth battery is a pair of electrodes made of two dissimilar metals, such as iron and copper, which are buried in the soil or immersed in the sea. Earth batteries act as water activated batteries a...
Galvanic corrosion
Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially to another when both metals are in electrical contact, in the presence of an electrolyte. This same galvanic...
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Half cell
A half-cell is a structure that contains a conductive electrode and a surrounding conductive electrolyte separated by a naturally occurring Helmholtz double layer. Chemical reactions within this laye...
Nickel-lithium battery
The nickel–lithium battery, also known as Ni–Li, is an experimental battery using a nickel hydroxide cathode and lithium anode. The two metals cannot normally be used together in a battery, as there a...
Lithium-ion polymer battery
A lithium polymer battery, or more correctly lithium-ion polymer battery (abbreviated variously as LiPo, LIP, Li-poly and others), is a rechargeable battery of lithium-ion technology in a pouch format...
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Molten salt battery
Molten salt batteries (including liquid metal batteries) are a class of battery that uses molten salts as an electrolyte and offers both a high energy density and a high power density. Traditional 'us...
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Silicon air battery
Silicon–air batteries are a new battery technology invented by a team led by Prof. Ein-Eli at the Grand Technion Energy Program at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.Silicon–air batteries a...
Chromic acid cell
The Chromic acid cell was a type of primary cell which used chromic acid as a depolarizer. The chromic acid was usually made by acidifying (with sulfuric acid) a solution of potassium dichromate. Th...
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VRLA battery
A VRLA battery (valve-regulated lead-acid battery), more commonly known as a sealed battery or maintenance free battery, is a type of lead-acid rechargeable battery. Due to their construction, they ca...
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Automotive battery
An automotive battery is a type of rechargeable battery that supplies electric energy to an automobile. An automotive SLI battery (starting, lighting, ignition) powers the starter motor, the lights, a...
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Silver-oxide battery
A silver-oxide battery (IEC code: S) is a primary cell with a very high energy/weight ratio. Available either in small sizes as button cells (where the amount of silver used is minimal and not a signi...
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Potassium-ion battery
A potassium-ion battery is a type of battery and analogue to lithium-ion batteries, using potassium ions for charge transfer instead of lithium ions, which was first introduced by the Iranian/American...
Vanadium redox battery
The vanadium redox (and redox flow) battery is a type of rechargeable flow battery that employs vanadium ions in different oxidation states to store chemical potential energy. The present form (with s...
Semipermeable membrane
A semipermeable membrane, also termed a selectively permeable membrane, a partially permeable membrane or a differentially permeable membrane, is a type of biological membrane that will allow certain ...
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Alkaline battery
Alkaline batteries are a type of primary batteries dependent upon the reaction between zinc and manganese dioxide (Zn/MnO2). A rechargeable alkaline battery allows reuse of specially designed cells.Co...
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Anode
An anode is an electrode through which electric current flows into a polarized electrical device. A common mnemonic is ACID for "Anode Current Into Device". The direction of electric current is oppo...
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Lead-acid battery
The lead–acid battery was invented in 1859 by French physicist Gaston Planté and is the oldest type of rechargeable battery. Despite having a very low energy-to-weight ratio and a low energy-to-volum...
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Sodium-ion battery
Sodium-ion batteries are a type of reusable battery that uses sodium-ions as its charge carriers. The sodium salts used to prepare these battery materials are highly abundant, much more so than those ...