Breaking News
Blog

John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution

NO RATINGS
Page 1 / 2 Next >
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
nicolas.mokhoff
User Rank
Rookie
re: John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution
nicolas.mokhoff   12/7/2012 3:46:23 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. It has been corrected.

TarraTarra!
User Rank
CEO
re: John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution
TarraTarra!   12/4/2012 7:41:00 PM
NO RATINGS
Li-ion technology has been good-enough for now (sorry could not resist that). But this technology has been around for quite sometime now. Other than incremental improvements is there any other chemical technology that improves the energy stored/cu-in dramatically.

prabhakar_deosthali
User Rank
CEO
re: John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution
prabhakar_deosthali   12/4/2012 6:03:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Just a thought. Can we pack some material alongside the Li-ion batteries which can convert the chemical inside the battery to some kind of a harmless salt at the end of its life. Just have some mechanism to puncture it into the main battery system when it is to be thrown away.

chipmonk0
User Rank
CEO
re: John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution
chipmonk0   12/3/2012 10:02:54 PM
NO RATINGS
John Goodenough is NOT a Mechanical Engr. as claimed by the blurb for this article. He is a Physicist who happens to be parked at the Mech E Dept of UT at present.

EREBUS0
User Rank
Rookie
re: John Goodenough: Li-ion work kick-starts mobile revolution
EREBUS0   12/3/2012 8:31:49 PM
NO RATINGS
The development of efficient batteries was clearly a contributing factor. Even the early hand held devices indicated that more power was needed for longer periods of time. The Li-ion technology proved to be the most promising technology, so it got a lot of investment. There are other technologies still waiting for maturity and funding for the next generation. My only concern is the disposal of the Li devices. Though we could mitigate that problem with an active recycling campaign. Just a thought.

Navigate to Related Links
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.