In the near future, we may see electric cars supplying power to smart grids or communities with their own independent microgrids.
Phosphorene nanoribbons are like tagliatelle, but carry the potential to boost battery capacity by 50%.
Is it too much to dream of batteries that are part of the structure of an item, helping to shape the form of a smartphone, car or building while also powering its functions?
Emptying and refilling a battery is a lot like pouring water from one glass to another, over and over again.
It feels like we've seen less progress on charge time than almost anything else in smartphones. Could software efficiency be the answer?