Engineering longer-lived batteries for electric vehicles and other high-power applications

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09/17/2014 12:54 PM EDT

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Lithium-ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and many other portable electronic devices. There are limitations inherent in current lithium-ion technology, however, that prevent batteries from being used more widely in electric vehicles and other high-power applications. A team of researchers has developed a new material that addresses two of these limitations.

Full story at http://news.rpi.edu:8080/content/2014/09/17/engineering-longer-lived-batteries-electric-vehicles#

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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