Lithium-ion batteries overheated and in some cases caught fire in Japan.
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A battery explosion serves as a reminder to replace damaged Lithium Ion batteries
Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.
For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level
An alternative to lithium-ion promises twice the energy storage in watch-friendly shapes and sizes.
A research team at the University of Washington pushes forward with technology that uses radio frequency for power
Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products.