Niobium boosts lithium battery potential
Reduces 20% loss that has long plagued nickel-rich cathodes Metal Tech News – August 11, 2021
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:39pm
Niobium, a metal best known for its ability to strengthen steel, may also be the secret ingredient that allows lithium-ion batteries to live up to their full potential.
One problem with the lithium-ion batteries powering electric vehicles, smartphones, laptops, power tools, and thousands of other applications is they lose nearly a fifth of their storage capacity the first time they are charged...