Tag Archives: battery research


Published 16 Jun 2020

Evolving batteries for evolving markets

It’s a typical Monday morning in 2040. You wake up, turn on the light – linked to your city’s renewable battery-powered grid, of course – grab your smartphone, and continue browsing cheap electric-motorized flight deals for your next holiday. Because…READ MORE >

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Published 14 May 2020

Basics to powder X-ray diffraction: How to achieve high-quality XRD patterns – Q&A

X-ray diffraction (XRD) is the only laboratory technique that reveals structural information, such as chemical composition, crystal structure, crystallite size, strain, preferred orientation and layer thickness. Materials researchers, therefore, use XRD to analyze a wide range of materials, from powder…READ MORE >

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Published 12 May 2020

Powering battery research to new levels

Behind every historically game-changing invention, there’s a story few of us ever get to hear. It’s the tale of back-breaking research and development, of years of methodical testing, and of gradual, inch-by-inch improvement, with a few noble failures thrown in…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Apr 2020

Trends shaping the decade of the battery

What a difference a decade makes. By the end of the 2010s, battery technology had evolved from powering small, low-risk consumer devices such as smartphones to becoming integral components in vehicles and energy grids around the world. Falling prices of…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Mar 2020

Unlocking the age of the battery

Oftentimes, a simple underlying solution can unleash a tidal wave of change. Breakthroughs in steam power in the late 1700s sparked a global industrial revolution delivered on the backs of steam trains and ships, before crude oil greased the wheels…READ MORE >

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