Sand Becomes Key Ingredient in Lithium Ion Batteries

July 9, 2014 2:03 PM

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A team of researchers has developed a new lithium ion battery from sand, resulting in a battery three times more powerful than the standard.

Researchers from the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery from sand. The result is a battery the produces three times the amount of power than standard lithium ion batteries currently available on the market.

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