Charging a green future: Latest advancement in lithium-ion batteries could make them ubiquitous: Scientists add a specific polymer composite to the silicon anode of lithium-ion batteries, which significantly increasing their lifetime

Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) power electric vehicles and electronics. With the prevalence of these set to increase, efforts have been directed towards improving the performance and longevity of LIBs. Now researchers from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have shown that adding a specific polymer composite binder to the silicon anode of LIBs can improve…