September 12th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have uncovered a process to increase the safety of future lithium batteries. By adding nanodiamonds to an electrolyte solution, they were able to prevent dendrite growth, a major cause of lithium battery fires.
April 22nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that magnesium ions—with two positive charges—can replace single-charge lithium ions in future batteries.
March 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramic matrix composites take on jet engine, high-temperature superconductivity advances, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 11, 2015.