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Cambridge U. comes up with lithium-oxygen battery up to 10 times more energy-dense

voyager

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Apr 28, 2009
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Researchers at the University of Cambridge say they’ve created a lighter, cheaper, longer lithium-oxygen battery that could eventually rival gasoline engines in electric vehicles in terms of range and weight, Automotive News reported.

British Researchers Make

The scientists announced that they had created a working prototype of an “ultimate battery” that could be up to 10 times more energy-dense than lithium-ion batteries. They said the battery, to date, could be recharged more than 2,000 times.

The lithium-oxygen batteries could eventually replace lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles and offer a range similar to gasoline engines, but researchers say that could be more than a decade away.
 

ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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Click through the study press release and you will find the magic word: graphene.

That magic word means that you can ignore the article. It's not because it can't happen, but because graphene would be such a powerful enabler, that there would be such myriad possibilities for improved batteries, that it's pointless to read about any one.
 

voyager

Member
Apr 28, 2009
922
467
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Click through the study press release and you will find the magic word: graphene.

That magic word means that you can ignore the article. It's not because it can't happen, but because graphene would be such a powerful enabler, that there would be such myriad possibilities for improved batteries, that it's pointless to read about any one.

Just passing it through, the 'news'.
 

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