The new IBM battery is to be more efficient and environmentally friendly than lithium-ion

Good news for the world of electronics. Smartphones, laptops, tablets, drones and even electric vehicles – all these devices are usually powered by lithium-ion batteries. Of course, we use many of these devices every day, so now it is difficult for us to imagine life without these batteries. It is no wonder then that the … Read moreThe new IBM battery is to be more efficient and environmentally friendly than lithium-ion

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