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One Step Closer to Lithium Metal Batteries that Function with Minimal External Pressure

August 3, 2023

A team of battery researchers led by the University of California San Diego and University of Chicago has developed a new methodology to produce the potentially game-changing thin film solid-state electrolyte called lithium phosphorus oxynitride (LiPON).

Switching to a Home Battery Won’t Help Save the World from Climate Change

December 6, 2018

…Switching to a Home Battery Won’t Help Save the World from Climate Change At least until utilities charge less for energy coming from renewable power sources Home energy storage systems might save you money, but under current policies, they would also often increase carbon emissions. That is the conclusion reached…

San Diego Supercomputer Center Replaces Lead-Acid Backup Batteries with Green Alternative

April 22, 2022

Urban Electric Power installed rechargeable alkaline battery technology at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, replacing 20,000 pounds of toxic lead-acid batteries with a safer, environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative, and more than doubling the available battery backup electricity.

UC San Diego Selected as Energy Storage North America 2016 Innovation Award Winner

October 18, 2016

The campus was recognized for its innovation and leadership in energy storage, winning in the “Mobility” category for a project that combines the fastest electric vehicle charging technology, second-life battery energy storage and integration of solar energy.

UC San Diego Startup Wins $2.4 Million Defense Department Contract to Improve Battery Performance

May 23, 2023

Ateios Systems, a battery materials innovation company started by two UC San Diego alumni, announced that it has been awarded $2.4 million by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to help improve battery material performance and production.

Improving Lithium-Ion Batteries with Nanoscale Research

October 2, 2013

…of California, San Diego is aimed at improving lithium-ion batteries through possible new electrode architectures with precise nano-scale designs. The researchers created nanowires that block diffusion of lithium (Li) across their silicon surface and promote layer-by-layer axial lithiation of the nanowire’s germanium core.

Researchers Improve Method to Recycle and Renew Used Cathodes from Lithium-Ion Batteries

April 17, 2019

UC San Diego researchers have improved their recycling process that regenerates degraded cathodes from spent lithium-ion batteries. The new process is safer and uses less energy than their previous method in restoring cathodes to their original capacity and cycle performance.

Printed, Flexible and Rechargeable Battery Can Power Wearable Sensors

May 24, 2017

…of California San Diego have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics. The work appears in the April 19, 2017 issue of Advanced Energy Materials.

Weakness is Strength for this Low-Temperature Battery

February 25, 2021

Armed with new fundamental insights into the interactions between lithium ions and electrolyte, UC San Diego engineers developed the first lithium metal battery that can be repeatedly recharged at temperatures as low as -60 degrees Celsius.

Engineers develop algorithms to switch out and recharge battery modules in electric cars

September 16, 2014

Imagine being able to switch out the batteries in electric cars just like you switch out batteries in a photo camera or flashlight. A team of engineers at the University of California, San Diego, are trying to accomplish just that, in partnership with a local San Diego engineering company.

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