Amorphous silicon monoxide should be able to store a good deal of lithium ions without deterioration during charge cycles.
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Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.
Researchers at Northwestern predict a battery that will have 10 times the capacity and charge 10 times faster, while Argonne National Laboratory predicts a cell phone that can charge in a minute.
Researchers at Northwestern University redesign the lithium ion battery to charge faster and increase energy capacity, paving the way for better battery performance on our gadgets.
Automotive News reports on Toyota's plan to start using lithium ion batteries in some hybrids.
Automotive News reports on Sanyo's battery production.
Ford selected Compact Power Inc., a subsidiary of LG Chem, as the supplier of lithium ion battery packs for the 2011 Ford Focus Electric for the U.S. market.
Report says auto industry breakthroughs will provide the alternative energy sector with power storage solution.
'Automotive News' reports on lithium ion battery production.
Battery breakthrough could mean good news for electric automakers and impatient cell phone users.