Battery

Maker Science

Great DIY Powerwall Project

Yesterday, the East Coast was hit hard by a tropical storm that left millions without power. That got me thinking (and searching) about off-grid alternatives, which led me to jehugarcia’s video on his home DIY Powerwall project.

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Mobile Science

Breakthrough Solid State Battery

Battery technology has come a long way and has an even longer way to go. Subject Zero Science explains a recent innovation from Samsung. Samsung research was led by Yong-Gun Lee for an All-Solid-State-Battery (ASSBs). Their goal was to eliminate dendrites formation and increase coulombic efficiency. To do that they sandwiched layers of Lithium Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese-Oxide […]

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Gadgets Smartphones

Why Has Battery Technology Lagged Behind?

The Verge ponders why battery technology has lagged behind the remarkable innovations in smartphone technology.

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Science

Could This Breakthrough Be the Battery Tech We’ve Been Waiting For?

This amazing 3D-printed graphene supercapacitor electrode could be a remarkable breakthough in a technology that is holding us all back: battery technology. Think about it, everything from electric cars, resilient power grids, renewable energy, and our smartphones all rely on energy storage technology that are decades if not centuries years old.  

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