Cleaning Up Battery Design

Cleaning Up Battery Design
Design

Soap and wax offer an interesting solution to making batteries more efficient and cost effective.

Lisa Baldini
  • 23 august 2010

We are an electricity and thereby a battery powered world. But how do we make such technologies more cost effective? Enter paraffin and oleic acid. Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, looking to make electrodes more effective have happened upon a curious occurrence using soap and wax-based mediums.

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