KIT researchers increase lithium-ion energy density

April 2015
Automotive Engineer;Apr2015, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p41
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The article reports that researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Helmholtz Institute Ulm have increased the storage capacity of lithium-ion batteries to improved ranges for electric vehicles.


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