Volume 84 Issue 24 | pp. 36-38
Issue Date: June 12, 2006

Lithium Batteries With More Muscle

Innovations in battery materials are leading to applications heftier than portable electronics
Department: Science & Technology

Think of lithium-ion batteries and the first things likely to come to mind are cell phones, laptop computers, and other portable electronic gadgets. No doubt about it, the low weight, small size, and large energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries relative to other battery types have helped these high-tech power packs corner the market in the portable electronics arena. But that's not all they're good for.

Lithium-ion batteries are now muscling their way into all sorts . . .

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