New battery takes a licking and keeps on storing

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 09:20 in Physics & Chemistry

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis made an energy storage device that can withstand a hammer striking it more than 40 times. The shatterproof supercapacitor is also nonflammable, unlike lithium-ion batteries. The new work is the cover story of the April 23 issue of the journal Sustainable Energy and Fuels. D’Arcy “Accidentally dropping electronics, such […]

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