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Friday August 21, 2015

Solid-State Batteries That Could Last A Lifetime?

Researchers from MIT, Samsung, the University of California at San Diego and the University of Maryland have developed a new solid electrolyte material that will make batteries safer and last longer.

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Researchers have developed a new material for a basic battery component that they say will enable almost indefinite power storage. The new material -- a solid electrolyte -- could not only increase battery life, but also storage capacity and safety, as liquid electrolytes are the leading cause of battery fires.