solid-state lithium-ion battery

SOLiTHOR Gears Up to 500 Charging-Discharging Cycles Whilst Continuing Apace With Very Little Capacity Lost

SINT-TRUIDEN, Belgium — Since its inception in 2022, SOLiTHOR has made huge advancements in its battery technology development. SOLiTHOR’s all-solid-state lithium metal Gen1 prototype pouch cell has reached a milestone of 500 cycles, at full charge-discharge, with less than 7% of capacity loss and continues to cycle further. The pouch … [continued]

Better Battery Electrolytes with New Polymers

New polymer materials under development at Oak Ridge National Laboratory could enable safer, more stable batteries needed for electric vehicles and grid energy storage. Polymers are promising electrolytes for solid-state lithium batteries for their low cost, flexibility and processibility, but performance needs to be improved. “Typically, you can increase flexibility … [continued]

The Role of Annealing in Improving All-Solid-State Lithium Battery Performance

Scientists reduce all-solid-state battery resistance by heating it. All-solid-state batteries are now one step closer to becoming the powerhouse of next-generation electronics as researchers from Tokyo Tech, AIST, and Yamagata University introduce a strategy to restore their low electrical resistance. They also explore the underlying reduction mechanism, paving the way … [continued]

Volkswagen & QuantumScape Sign Agreement To Pick A Location For Their Joint Venture Pilot-Line Facility

QuantumScape, which is developing solid-state lithium-metal batteries for electric vehicles, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Volkswagen Group of America to pick the location of the two companies’ joint-venture solid-state battery pilot-line facility by the end of this year. Both companies are eyeing Salzgitter, Germany, for … [continued]