TITLE

Cell, cell, cell

AUTHOR(S)
Gay, Paul
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7668, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article asserts that with battery technology continuing to improve alongside a realignment of the main players, better marketing techniques must be developed. Recent Advances in battery technology have led to the commercialization of several entirely new classes of battery, including rechargeable nickel-metal hydride and secondary lithium cells and disposable zinc-air designs. These technological advances, plus a realignment of battery industry players must be matched by new marketing attitudes. Battery designers and users should now co-operate to meet more demanding design requirements.
ACCESSION #
16110680

 

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