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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / October 19, 2018

Eco Glass Productions doubles its facility size, CoorsTek to host free webinar on engineered ceramics, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for October 19, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 26, 2018

Nanoparticle super structures from pyramid-shaped building blocks, recycling EV batteries in Japan, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 26, 2018.

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Ceramic electrolyte in lithium batteries offers twice the performance, prevents dendrite formation

By Faye Oney / August 17, 2018

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a faster-charging solid-state lithium battery. The key is a ceramic electrolyte that stabilizes the surface and does not degrade over time.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / July 4, 2018

Sodium and potassium hold promise as alternatives to lithium-based batteries, new ultra-thin flexible sensors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 4, 2018.

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Making higher-performing lithium batteries using ‘pickling’ process

By Faye Oney / June 22, 2018

Researchers discovered that a chemical reaction that takes place when a performance-enhancing additive is mixed into a lithium battery’s electrolyte can suppress its decomposition—similar to the pickling process. This discovery could lead to higher-performing batteries.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / June 13, 2018

A new technique that uses computational neural networks to “learn” how a nanoparticle’s structure affects its behavior, unusual properties of bismuth that can be harnessed to help the environment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 13, 2018.

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Building a better battery: New design weaves together anode, cathode, separator for quicker charges

By Faye Oney / May 25, 2018

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking proof-of-concept battery that interweaves the anode, cathode, and separator in a self-assembling structure. Their work could change the way future batteries are designed for more efficient charging.

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Recycled cathodes on spent lithium-ion batteries could save money and the environment

By Faye Oney / January 30, 2018

Researchers have developed a process to recycle used cathode materials in spent lithium-ion batteries. Their recycling method could lower costs of rechargeable batteries as well as reduce depletion of resources and environmental impact.

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Lithium ion movement inside nanoparticles could be key to faster-charging, longer-lasting batteries

By Faye Oney / January 16, 2018

By observing lithium ion movement in nanoparticles, researchers have discovered that instead of increasing, they reverse at a certain point. Their discovery could be a breakthrough in faster-charging and longer-lasting batteries.

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Asphalt derivative charges lithium batteries faster, prevents dendrite formation

By Faye Oney / October 3, 2017

Researchers have developed battery anodes made of an asphalt derivative that has the capability of charging lithium metal batteries 10–20 times faster than current lithium batteries already on the market. The material also helps prevent formation of dendrites.

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