List of battery types
This list of battery types is grouped by types of battery.
List of battery types - Wikipedia
From Allergens To Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes
Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated...
Energy Storage: You’ll Never Be-Leaf What Makes Up This Battery
Scientists at the University of Maryland have a new recipe for batteries: Bake a leaf, and add sodium. They used a carbonized oak leaf, pumped full of sodium, as a demonstration battery’s negative ter...
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...
New Battery Technologies Take On Lithium-Ion
Lithium-ion batteries remain the technology-of-choice for today’s crop of electric cars, but challengers are revving up to try to upset the current order. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&...
Novel Battery Uses Light To Produce Power (video)
The researchers developed a battery with a titanium nitride photoanode that is highly stable and thus far safer than conventional options. Under normal indoor lighting, it discharged electric current ...
Charge your Mobile Phone in 30 Seconds
A mobile phone charger has been developed to charge a mobile in just 30 seconds from empty to full. StoreDot, an Israeli startup firm is behind this technology. StoreDot CEO Doron Myersdorf in an ...
Startup Makes a New Kind of Flexible, Printed Battery
A California startup is developing flexible, rechargeable batteries that can be printed cheaply on commonly used industrial screen printers. Imprint Energy, of Alameda, California, has been testing it...
Battery Advance Could Help Solve Renewable Energy Intermittency
MIT Technology Review - Low-cost materials could make storing hours of power from a wind farm economically feasible.
Spray-on, paint-based lithium-ion batteries
The research team has successfully used this technique to turn objects such as a beer mug, bathroom tiles, and sheets of glass and stainless steel into lithium-ion batteries.
Rechargeable battery
DigInfo (http://movie.diginfo.tv/) Thin Film Rechargeable Battery Geomatec Can you imagine a rechargeable solar battery which can flexibly bend to fit into...
Voltaic pile - Video
Purchase: http://hilaroad.com/video/ The Voltaic Pile may have been the first successful multi-cell battery. This video presents the history of this importan...
Lithium-ion battery
A lithium-ion battery (sometimes Li-ion battery or LIB) is a member of a family of rechargeable battery types in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during di...
Lithium-ion battery - Wikipedia
Rechargeable battery
A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary battery or accumulator is a type of electrical battery. It comprises one or more electrochemical cells, and is a type of energy accumulator used for...
Rechargeable battery - Wikipedia
Energy Storage: You’ll Never Be-Leaf What Makes Up This Battery
Scientists at the University of Maryland have a new recipe for batteries: Bake a leaf, and add sodium. They used a carbonized oak leaf, pumped full of sodium, as a demonstration battery’s negative ter...
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...
Polymer-based battery
A polymer-based battery uses organic materials instead of bulk metals to form a battery.
Organic batteries are an alternative to the metal reaction battery technologies, and much research is takin...
Bunsen cell
The Bunsen cell is a zinc-carbon primary cell (colloquially called a "battery") composed of a zinc anode in dilute sulfuric acid separated by a porous pot from a carbon cathode in nitric or chromic ac...
Bunsen cell - Wikipedia
Betacel
Betacel is considered to be the first successfully commercialized betavoltaic battery. It was created with the use of Promethium-147 radioisotope as the beta-electron source and was coupled to silicon...
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 ...
Nickel oxyhydroxide battery - Wikipedia
Hydrogen bromine battery
A Hydrogen bromine battery is a rechargeable flow battery that reacts liquid bromine with hydrogen gas to generate electricity. The battery relies on laminar flow to separate the two materials instead...
Trough battery
The trough battery was a variant of Alessandro Volta's Voltaic Pile and was invented by William Cruickshank circa 1800.
Volta's battery consisted of brine-soaked pieces of cloth sandwiched betwee...
Trough battery - Wikipedia
Nickel-cadmium battery
The nickel–cadmium battery (NiCd battery or NiCad battery) is a type of rechargeable battery using nickel oxide hydroxide and metallic cadmium as electrodes. The abbreviation Ni-Cd is derived from the...
Nickel-cadmium battery - Wikipedia
Advanced Battery Technologies
Advanced Battery Technologies Inc. is a company specializing in the development of rechargeable polymer lithium-ion (PLI) batteries and electric vehicles. Advanced Battery Technologies designs recharg...
Advanced Battery Technologies - Wikipedia
Paper battery
A paper battery is an electric battery engineered to use a spacer formed largely of cellulose (the major constituent of paper). It incorporates nanoscale structures to act as high surface-area electro...