Posts Tagged silicon anode

NASA Bets On Silicon-Anode Li-ion and Li-S Batteries

NASA recently announced four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency’s future space missions. As it turns out, NASA is looking in a similar direction as automotive industry, seeing the future in silicon-anode Li-ion and Li-S batteries. Noteworthy is that one of the…

3 years ago by Mark Kane 11

Amprius Starts Production of Lithium-Ion Batteries with Silicon Anode

California start-up Amprius, founded in 2008 by Professor Yi Cui of Stanford University, is slowly beginning the commercialization process of lithium-ion batteries with silicon anodes. For now, this technology is limited only to consumer electronics, but this could be the beginning of breakthrough battery tech for electric vehicles. Right now,…

4 years ago by Mark Kane 4