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By April Gocha / May 1, 2018

Automotive ceramics market projected to top two billion dollars within next five years, 3D printing electronics and cells directly on skin, new materials for sustainable low-cost batteries, and more business and materials news.

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Analysis suggests no short-term supply obstacles for battery materials, although risks persist

By April Gocha / October 20, 2017

According to a new analysis by researchers at MIT, University of California Berkeley, and Rochester Institute of Technology, adequate supply of critical lithium-ion battery materials lithium, cobalt, manganese, graphite, and nickel should not disrupt battery production, at least in the short term.

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How do ceramics compare? Comprehensive review stacks up recent lithium-ion battery research

By April Gocha / July 28, 2017

A lithium-ion battery research review by Rice University scientists stacks up cathode, anode, and electrolyte materials against one another, focusing on how batteries perform across a wide temperature range.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 26, 2017

A once forgotten element holds promise for the future of electronics, mathematical model may accelerate design of high-power batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 28, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 12, 2017

Major breakthrough in smart printed electronics from 2-D nanomaterials, innovative glass sensor can screen toxic drugs, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 12, 2017.

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Ceramics are superior: Ceramic materials offer safer solutions to lithium-ion battery woes

By April Gocha / November 8, 2016

With the swirling debacle surrounding Samsung’s exploding lithium-ions and NASA’s accidently self-destructing robot, consumer interest in battery safety has seldom been higher—which is why ceramic materials are getting their spot in the battery technology limelight.

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Paper power: Glassy ceramic material makes paperlike electrodes for better lithium-ion batteries

By April Gocha / April 3, 2016

Researchers at Kansas State University are exploring new glassy ceramic material combinations and electrode designs that will afford lithium-ion batteries with high capacity, efficiency, and stability as well as high mass loading.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 23, 2015

Dilatometry moves beyond thermal expansion, X-rays reveal secrets, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 23, 2015.

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