It's hard to imagine life without lithium-ion batteries – their creators have just received the Nobel Prize

Why did anyone actually decide to work on lithium-containing batteries? This is because lithium is the lightest of metals, and in addition has the largest electrochemical potential among them – it can provide the most energy in relation to weight. However, there were some problems with its use in batteries. When lithium was the anode, … Read moreIt's hard to imagine life without lithium-ion batteries – their creators have just received the Nobel Prize