A collaboration led by scientists from the Brookhaven National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy (DOE) has observed an unexpected phenomenon in lithium-ion batteries. The scientists observed that the concentration of lithium inside individual nanoparticles is reversed at a certain point, instead of constantly increasing. The finding could help companies develop batteries for cell phones and electric cars that charge faster and last longer.

See original (not translated) news ➥

 

See translated news ➥