Every day, we all use battery powered devices at home, drive vehicles, eat packaged foods, and drink clean water. These are a few examples of the countless aspects of our modern lifestyles which are reliant on electrochemistry - broadly defined as the study of how electricity interacts with materials.
As an electrochemistry instrumentation company, Admiral Instruments proudly serves our customers who are among the millions of scientists, engineers, & technicians around the world using potentiostats and battery cyclers to uncover new ways electrochemistry may benefit us all.
To celebrate how electrochemistry has shaped the past, touches our present-day lives, and influences the future, every month Admiral Instruments posts five notable news articles, publications, & trivia somehow related to electrochemistry. Click on each entry to read more from the source article!
Electrochemistry News Items & Facts for October 2023:
Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) lead-acid batteries were first introduced in the 1980s, notable for having the sulfuric acid within the battery be absorbed by a fiberglass mat, thus making the battery spill-proof.
Researchers recently demonstrated the ability to use fast discharge steps to recover lost capacity in Li-ion cells, when the source of lost capacity is attributable to isolated Li that has detached from the anode.