Tag Archives: batteries


Published 27 Dec 2018

Tools for a comprehensive characterization of Li-ion batteries

With the holidays behind us, there are countless people who are starting to set up various portable electronic devices they received as presents this year. Inside those devices, including mobile phones, laptops and new ‘wearables,’ are advances in battery technology…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Sep 2017

Fuji Rock!

Standing at just under 3800 m tall with its distinctive symmetrical cone-shaped peak, the majestic Mount Fuji, or Fujisan (富士山) as it is known locally, is one of the most iconic symbols of Japan. Therefore, it seemed only appropriate that…READ MORE >

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Published 16 Jun 2015

A to Z of Industrial Applications – B is for…

Batteries, and the chargers for them, are everywhere. They are available in a wide range of specifications using a variety of chemistries. The characteristics of the battery are determined by the particle size of the electrolyte powder, or slurry, and…READ MORE >

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Published 2 Jun 2014

Meeting global energy needs: can nanomaterials change the world?

Energy supply is one of the biggest challenges we face on a global basis and nanomaterials has a large part to play in solving some of those issues.  The possibilities nanomaterials offer for cheaper, cleaner energy are extremely exciting.  This…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Jan 2014

The Chromatogram Series: Polyvinylpyridine PVP

Lithium/iodine-PVP batteries were invented over 40 years ago. While the design has improved over the years, the same concept is still in reliable use in implanted pacemakers today. With clinical data covering decades the performance of these batteries is well…READ MORE >

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