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By Faye Oney / August 29, 2018

Preventing lithium-ion batteries from bursting into flame, 4-D printing for ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 29, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 18, 2018

Cost effective technique for mass production of high-quality graphene, superacids are good medicine for super thin semiconductors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 18, 2018.

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Major spark plug maker plans to shift focus towards solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / January 5, 2018

NGK Spark Plugs, the Japanese company that leads the global spark plug market, is turning its focus away from its namesake product and instead concentrating its efforts to develop solid-state batteries for electric vehicles.

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Fisker is setting sights on solid-state battery tech to boost electric vehicle range, reduce charging time

By April Gocha / November 28, 2017

Electric car maker Fisker has plans to use a new solid-state battery technology to drive its electric vehicles to offer vast improvements over driving range, charging time, energy density, and battery cost.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 8, 2017

How nanoscale patterning can decrease metal fatigue, researchers demonstrate technique to fabricate safer and more compact batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 8, 2017.

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Defect-free surfaces may be key to preventing formation of lithium dendrites, advancing solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / July 14, 2017

New research from MIT shows that firmness isn’t the most important parameter for developing a solid electrolyte that is effective against dendrite formation—instead, a defect-free surface, which doesn’t provide a place for dendrites to form, is key to a better battery.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 8, 2017

Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design, solar panels get a face-lift with custom designs, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 8, 2017.

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Ultrathin aluminum oxide layer boosts performance of garnet ceramic solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / January 17, 2017

Researchers at the University of Maryland have designed a way to insert an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide in between a garnet ceramic electrolyte and electrodes of solid-state batteries, decreasing impedance by 300-fold and allowing the energy to flow.

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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 26, 2015

Electrolytes go solid-state, quantum dots light the future, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 26, 2015.

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