Battery Technologies

Written By: Tom O’Hara and Dr. Maria Wesselmark

Lithium-ion batteries were introduced onto the market in the mid 1990s, soon replacing the NiMH batteries in mobile phones, notebook computers, and other portable electronic devices. At present, the development of lithium-ion batteries is mainly driven by the automotive industry and their need for an improved energy storage solution for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Dr. Wesselmark and Tom O’Hara provide a general overview of battery technologies in this whitepaper. Covering the impact of Lithium-ion batteries on the market, and identifying typical properties, principal applications, trends, environmental impacts, risks, and safety factors. Learn about electrical performance testing and safety testing for Lithium-ion batteries in relation to environmental effects, faults, or incorrect usage.

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