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PNNL team develops electrolyte for high-voltage sodium-ion battery with extended longevity

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Cheap and abundant, sodium is a promising candidate for new battery technology. However, the limited performance of sodium-ion batteries has hindered large-scale application. Sodium-ion batteries (NIBs) have attracted worldwide attention for next-generation energy storage systems. A paper on the work appears in Nature Energy.

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Tokyo University Scientists vastly improve capacity of sodium- and potassium-ion batteries

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Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are, by far, the most widely used type of rechargeable batteries, spanning numerous applications. Although LIBs deliver the best performance in many aspects when compared to other rechargeable batteries, they have their fair share of disadvantages.

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Sodium-ion battery cathode company Altris opens China office

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Swedish battery materials company Altris AB, which specializes in producing highly sustainable cathode materials for rechargeable sodium batteries, has officially opened its first office in China. Altris has developed a method to produce Fennac in a form that is suited for use as a cathode material in sodium-ion batteries.

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Researchers use graphite positive electrodes in high-capacity rechargeable lithium/chlorine batteries

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The study is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. In an earlier study, the researchers reported ∼3.5 2c07826.

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Fennac: Charging a safe and sustainable future through sodium-ion batteries

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Dr Tim Nordh, CTO of Altris AB, explains how the company is driving a greener future with its offering of sustainable cathode and electrolyte materials for rechargeable sodium batteries. The post Fennac: Charging a safe and sustainable future through sodium-ion batteries appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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New solid-electrolyte interphase may boost prospects for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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Rechargeable lithium metal batteries with increased energy density, performance, and safety may be possible with a newly-developed, solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI), according to Penn State researchers. The same approach was also applied to design stable SEI layers for sodium and zinc anodes. Credit: Donghai Wang,Penn State.

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Empa, UNIGE team develop prototype solid-state sodium battery; focus on improving the solid-solid interface

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Researchers at Empa and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have developed a prototype of a novel solid-state sodium battery with the potential to store extra energy and with improved safety. Rechargeable all-solid-state batteries promise higher energy density and improved operational safety. B 10 H 10 ) 0. —Duchêne et al.

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