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Carbon nanotubes to make Li-ion batteries 10 times more powerful

By / June 24, 2010

According to an MIT press release, researchers claim to have created electrodes from carbon nanotubes that can make lithium-ion batteries ten times more powerful than conventional models. Such batteries, they say, could one day be used for power-hungry applications, such as hybrid vehicles and renewable energy sources. Yang Shao-Horn and colleagues have created electrodes made…

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Waterproof lithium-air batteries

By / July 6, 2009

A company based in Berkeley, Calif., is developing lightweight, high-energy, single-use batteries that can use the surrounding air as a cathode. PolyPlus is currently developing these lithium metal-air batteries for the government, and it expects these batteries to be on the market within a few years. Interest in lithium metal-air batteries has been growing in…

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