(University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science) Lithium-ion batteries are expected to have a global market value of $47 billion by 2023, but their use in heavy-duty applications such as electric vehicles is limited due to factors such as lengthy charge and discharge cycles. UVA Engineering researchers working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are examining how the lithium moves in battery electrodes, important in designing batteries that charge and discharge faster.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uovs-tta041919.php