Cross-strait debate over Stanford team’s battery breakthrough

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-12
By: Chuang Shu-chung and Staff Reporter

A research paper on a battery that can be quickly recharged, penned by a team of researchers

The aluminum-based battery developed by the team. (Photo courtesy of ITRI)

The aluminum-based battery developed by the team. (Photo courtesy of ITRI)

from Taiwan, China and the United States, was recently published in Nature, but reports on opposite sides of the Taiwan Strait painted different stories of the breakthrough.

Stanford University, Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and China’s Hunan University all announced the publication of the research published by the journal on April 6.

According to the research published in Nature, the aluminum-based battery developed by the team can be fully charged in one minute and can withstand more than 7,500 cycles without capacity decay.     [FULL  STORY]

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