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The rechargeable revolution: A better battery

The rechargeable revolution: A better battery | Physics | Scoop.it
Chemists are reinventing rechargeable cells to drive down costs and boost capacity.
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Perspective on batteries

 

This is a comprehensive article in Nature on battery technologies beyond the current industrial standard. It discusses the targets and challenges in general, and analyzes the advanced Li-ion, Mg-ion, Li-S, Li-O and Na-O cases. It also mentions how fundamental research could help to better understand the battery operation.

 

Article worth reading for state-of-the-art perspective.

 

+ More on Li-O case:

http://phys.org/news/2014-03-battery-power-next-gen-electric-vehicles.html

 

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Researchers make breakthrough in battery technology

Researchers make breakthrough in battery technology | Physics | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI), University of Limerick have made a significant breakthrough in the area of rechargeable battery technology. There is an ever-increasing demand for portable electronic devices, and improved technology for battery life and stability is ...
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"High-Performance Germanium Nanowire-Based Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes Extending over 1000 Cycles Through in Situ Formation of a Continuous Porous Network." Tadhg Kennedy, Emma Mullane, Hugh Geaney, Michal Osiak, Colm O'Dwyer, and Kevin M. Ryan. Nano Letters Article ASAP
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl403979s

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