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...
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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 Lithium Battery Is Five Times Better Than Current Ones
In a recent experiment, Argonne battery scientists Jun Lu, Larry Curtiss and Khalil Amine, along with American and Korean collaborators, were able to produce stable crystallized lithium superoxide (Li...
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...
E-Kaia uses energy from a plant to charge your phone
The "E-Kaia" relies only on a plant to get enough power to charge your devices and has been considered a sustainable alternative for mobile users. As unbelievable as it seems, the charger works by sim...
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 ...
StoreDot Announces At Think Next: Within A Year, We Can Charge An Electric Car In 5 Minutes!
Only a year ago, StoreDot, an Israeli startup, shocked us when it showed how it could charge mobile phones in 30 seconds. The company now threatens to disrupt the electric car market with a fast charg...
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.
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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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...
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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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Nickel-zinc battery
The nickel–zinc battery (sometimes abbreviated to the chemical symbols for the elements "NiZn") is a type of rechargeable battery that may be used in cordless power tools, cordless telephones, digital...
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...
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Lithium-sulfur battery
The lithium–sulphur battery (Li–S battery) is a rechargeable battery, notable for its high energy density. The low atomic weight of lithium and moderate weight of sulfur means that Li–S batteries are ...
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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Zinc matrix battery
The zinc matrix battery is a rechargeable silver-oxide battery designed by Zinc Matrix Power. The chemistry consists mainly of zinc, silver, and water. The battery has been designed to be free of ther...
Electric vehicle battery
An electric vehicle battery (EVB) or traction battery can be either a primary (e.g. metal-air) battery or a secondary rechargeable battery used for propulsion of battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Trac...
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Deep cycle battery
A deep-cycle battery is a lead-acid battery designed to be regularly deeply discharged using most of its capacity. In contrast, starter batteries (e.g. most automotive batteries) are designed to deliv...
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Flow battery
A flow battery, or redox flow battery (after reduction–oxidation), is a type of rechargeable battery where rechargeability is provided by two chemical components dissolved in liquids contained within ...
Battery charger
A battery charger or recharger is a device used to put energy into a secondary cell or rechargeable battery by forcing an electric current through it.The charging protocol depends on the size and type...
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