Powering the world with Lithium
Posted February 12, 2018 by Roseanne
Lithium has unique properties that make it especially useful for batteries. PowerScout has summarised the basic concepts in an infographic.
Prior to lithium, nickel-cadmium was considered the only suitable material for portable devices with batteries. "Nickel-metal-hydride and lithium-ion emerged in the early 1990s, fighting nose-to-nose to gain customers acceptance. At present, however, lithium-ion is now the fastest growing and most promising battery chemistry."- Battery University