lithium cobalt oxide

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 2, 2015

Predicting magnetic behavior in metal oxides, on-demand X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 2, 2015.

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Video: With ceramics, all things are possible—including the new Apple iPhone 6

By April Gocha / September 18, 2014

A video from the American Chemical Society Reactions series explains some of the components inside smartphones—including how ceramics help make all that sweet technology possible.

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Making gains: Controlled thermal conductivity of lithium cobalt oxide means big things for batteries

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2014

Researchers have experimentally shown that lithium cobalt oxide (LiCoO2)—the MVP of electrochemical energy storage—can be controlled over a “considerable” range.

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Lux Research slams Boeing in 787 lithium battery fiasco

By / January 18, 2013

The burned auxiliary power unit battery from a JAL Boeing 787 that caught fire on Jan. 7 at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The dimensions of the battery are 19×13.2×10.2 inches, and it weighs approximately 63 pounds (new). Credit: NTSB. A new press release from Lux Research criticizes Boeing for not spec’ing a safer lithium-ion battery…

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Tesla: We are close to ‘closed loop’ battery recycling with reusable alloys, slag

By / February 3, 2011

To make sure their car parts are disposed off in the most eco-friendly manner possible, Tesla has launched a new recycling strategy for its batteries, which are designed to last 7 to 10 years, or about 100,000 miles under normal use. According to a company press release, Tesla Motors has teamed up with Belgium’s Umicore…

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