Category: technology

Battery specialist introduces smart batteries with 21700 size cells

Professional battery manufacturer Accutronics is bringing a new range of smart batteries to the European market for use in medical, industrial and other professional electronic devices.  The new batteries, manufactured by Accutronics’ US-based partner Inspired Energy, are the first in their range to use the latest 21700 sized cells, offering longer runtimes than existing 18650 based…
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9th June 2020 0

Li-ion co-inventor patents glass battery that could upturn auto industry

A patent application for a new battery that uses glass as a key component has been submitted by a team headed by John Goodenough, the part winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work as co-inventor of the now ubiquitous lithium-ion battery that is the go-to power source for electric cars and…
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8th April 2020 0

Organic Battery Breakthrough Makes Lithium-Ion Batteries More Environmentally Friendly

York University researchers have discovered a way to make Lithium-powered batteries more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability and storage capacity. Their latest breakthrough is the creation of a new carbon-based organic molecule that can replace the cobalt now used in cathodes or positive electrodes in lithium-ion batteries. The new material addresses the shortcomings of…
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27th March 2020 0