News & AnalysisMaterials Research Society Fall Meeting and Exhibit

A Boost for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  04 Jan 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6115, pp. 20-21
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6115.20-b

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

Today's lithiumion cells are already slightly better than those produced a few years ago. But new innovations unveiled at the meeting could see fivefold improvements in battery performance. They weren't ready in time for this holiday season's gadgets, but better lithium-ion batteries could be in the offing.