The electrode in lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries is an integrated system in which both active materials and binder systems play critical roles in determining its final properties. 780 more words
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Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful—but flammable—lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance. 1,123 more words
Lithium batteries continue to be a particular concern in the aviation world. For many aircraft parts distributors, it is important to be able to recognize the presence of lithium batteries in an article or assembly in order to be able to ensure that the article or assembly is shipped properly. 587 more words
A woman suffered minor burns after the battery operated headphones she was wearing exploded on her flight to Melbourne.
According to a statement from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the incident happened about two hours into the February 19 flight from Beijing when the woman awoke after hearing a loud explosion. 279 more words
Two Tesla Motors veterans want to build a European counterpart to Elon Musk’s “gigafactory”, in an effort to stake out a dominant position in the fast-evolving supply chain for makers of electric vehicles. 625 more words