New hard-carbon anode material for sodium-ion batteries will solve the lithium conundrum

IMAGE: The higher capacity of this new hard carbon electrode material means that a 19% increase in energy density by weight is possible in sodium-ion batteries compared with lithium-ion batteries… view more  Credit: Shinichi Komaba from Tokyo University of Science Cost-effective rechargeable batteries are at the heart of virtually all portable electronic devices, which have become […]

New hard-carbon anode material for sodium-ion batteries will solve the lithium conundrum

The higher capacity of this new hard carbon electrode material means that a 19% increase in energy density by weight is possible in sodium-ion batteries compared with lithium-ion batteries Credit: Shinichi Komaba from Tokyo University of Science Cost-effective rechargeable batteries are at the heart of virtually all portable electronic devices, which have become ubiquitous in […]