New and Improved Lithium-Ion Batteries-

Mariela Moon posted this story on about lithium-ion batteries, which are common but hampered by both the risk of overcharging and a decrease in charging capacity after an overcharging event. “Research for the improvement of lithium-ion has reached a milestone in Argonne National Laboratory where longer battery life and a 30 percent increase in storage capacity have been achieved.” This clearly is promising with regard to plug-in hybrid electric cars and related electric cars.

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