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Sweden aims for Leading Edge in natural graphite

Graphite production at LEM's Woxna mine.

Leading Edge Materials joins in “Natural Swedish Graphite for Future Lithium Ion Batteries”. The The Natural Swedish Graphite project is focused on the application and optimisation of high purity natural graphite as anode material for lithium-ion batteries, using material sourced from Woxna project in Sweden. Major funding is provided by …

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Dyson promises “radical” EV by 2020

Sketches made by James Dyson for cyclonic exhaust capture technology.

British inventor to invest GBP2bn in EV and battery research UK-based inventor and engineer James Dyson has confirmed plans to design and manufacture an electric vehicle. The announcement, made Tuesday September 26, confirms long-running rumours that his eponymous consumer goods company, Dyson, would be entering the electric transportation market. Details …

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Shine ion, crazy diamonds

Drexel researchers have reported that adding nanodiamonds to the electrolyte solution in lithium batteries can prevent the formation of dendrites, the tendril-like deposits of ions that can grow inside a battery over time and cause hazardous malfunctions. (Photo courtesy of Drexel University and Tsinghua University).

Drexel University is using nanodiamond solutions to prevent dendrite formation, creating safer batteries Researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia have developed a new electrolyte solution that can also safeguard against short circuiting in li-ion batteries. Although the key technology driving battery-powered transport (and other consumer goods), the process of charging …

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QUANTiNO 48VOLT lauds flow cell battery technology

Quantino 48VOLT

The nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT drive system sets a 100,000-km milestone, putting a shade over lithium-ion batteries. The nanoFlowcell®, a flow cell powered by the complementary electrolyte liquid bi-ION, proves consistent performance, reliability and ease of maintenance over its main rival –  the lithium-ion batteries. The nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT drive system in the …

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