batteries

An A-Peeling Way To Recycle Batteries

Orange peels are an environmentally-friendly alternative to harmful chemicals and high temperatures used in conventional lithium-ion battery recycling processes.

IPI’s Top 10 TechOffers Of 2019

Take a look back at some of this year's most interesting innovations found on IPI's Online Marketplace.

Getting Particular About Electrode-Active Materials

By modeling the particles of electrode-active materials in three dimensions, scientists in South Korea seek to improve the efficiency of power cells in electric vehicles.

Engineering Self-Repairing Rechargeable Batteries

Stacking faults that occur in the material Na2RuO3 during charge-discharge cycles can be repaired due to a force known as coulombic attraction.

Transparent, Self-Charging Batteries To Power Devices

Scientists in South Korea have developed a transparent and flexible battery that can generate power and store it for later use.

7 Must-Read Stories In April 2019

April 2019 saw the passing of Dr Sydney Brenner, but his legacy lives on, and the march of science continues in many laboratories around the world.

Taking Solid-State Batteries To The Next Level

Using complex hydrides, a research group in Japan has demonstrated the possibility of building high-energy-density all-solid-state batteries with capacity exceeding 2,500 Wh/kg.

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Power Up With Titanium Nitride

By creating a conductive and robust host for sulfur, researchers in South Korea have found a way to improve the performance of lithium-sulfur batteries.

Sodium May Replace Lithium In Rechargeable Batteries

Combining computational and experimental approaches, scientists in Japan have identified a compound that boosts sodium-ion battery performance.

Building A Better Battery

Next-generation batteries will power the future of renewable energy, say the founders of Singapore-based ultracapacitor startup Involt.