IBM Almaden Lab Exploring Lithium-Air Batteries for Next-Generation Energy Storage
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JUNE 24, 2009
Leveraging expertise in materials science, nanotechnology, green chemistry and supercomputing, scientists at IBM Research’s Almaden lab in San Jose, California, are undertaking a multi-year research initiative around a grid-scale, efficient, affordable electrical energy storage network. The team plans to explore rechargeable Lithium-Air systems, which could offer 10 times the energy capacity of lithium-ion systems. General schematic of a lithium-air battery.