The Battery Boom Could Burn Investors-August 14, 2018 | NEWS BRIEF | Some of the latest battery technologies could become obsolete before reaching the market because of the breakneck pace of advances in the industry.
New Electrode Materials Speed Battery Charging-August 9, 2018 | Researchers from the University of Cambridge have been working on a class of materials—niobium tungsten oxides—to use as a battery electrode. Two particular oxides have a complex crystalline structure, and researchers report that lithium ions move through them at rates that far exceed those of typical electrode materials, which equates to more..
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Lithium batteries are an integral part of everyday life; powering
cell phones to electric vehicles. Despite their popularity, lithium
batteries are considered dangerous goods and must comply with
ever-changing shipping regulations. How can standalone cells
ship versus battery packs or batteries integrated into a product?
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available to help companies navigate regulations and avoid
penalties, delay of product, or loss of consumer confidence.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global battery market for consumer products market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new sales of batteries for consumer goods (smartphones, laptop, power banks, tablets, smart wearables) market and do not include the aftermarket.