Kansas State University

A Kansas State University engineer has made a breakthrough in rechargeable battery applications. The bottom image shows a self-standing molybdenum disulfide/graphene composite paper electrode and the top image highlights its layered structure. Image Credit: Gurpreet Singh

Sodium-Ion Batteries Receive Boost From Graphene Nanosheet Composite Paper

Sodium-ion batteries are now one step closer to being a reality, thanks to new research from Kansas State University. Researchers there have developed a new composite paper — utilizing graphene nano-sheets — that can be used as a negative electrode in sodium-ion batteries. The “breakthrough,” as the researchers have referred … [continued]

Next-Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries Being Developed by Kansas State University

Researchers from Kansas State University are currently developing new materials to be used in future lithium-ion batteries that will dramatically improve their storage capacity, potentially allowing the batteries of electric cars, laptops, cellphones, and various other mobile devices to last much longer between charges. The researchers are also working on … [continued]