The energy-storage frontier: Lithium-ion batteries and beyond

The energy-storage frontier: Lithium-ion batteries and beyond

In this article, George Crabtree, Elizabeth Kocs, and Lynn Trahey illustrate the history of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which have enabled unprecedented personalization of our lifestyles through portable information and communication technology. These remarkable batteries enable the widespread use of laptop and tablet computers, access to entertainment on portable devices such as hand-held music players and video game consoles, and enhanced communication and networking on personal devices such as cellular telephones and watches.In this article, we illustrate this concept with the history of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which have enabled unprecedented personalization of our lifestyles through portable information and communication technology.


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