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Special Section: Energy - Lithium-Ion Batteries


Batteries are being asked to meet daunting performance requirements that could soon be pushing up against the limits of existing battery technologies. Portable electronics, electric vehicles, and grid-scale storage require high energy density and power, low cost, and safety.


Author Bios: 

Michelle Bryner

Michelle is the senior editor at Chemical Engineering Progress, where she covers topics ranging from metamaterials (what they are and how they’re being used), to supercomputer advancements, to what’s up in biotechnology. She has written for Popular Science, Psychology Today,,, and

Before becoming a writer, she worked as a chemical engineer at W.L. Gore, where she developed new processes and products (including some of the PacLite gear). Michelle has a BChE from the University of Delaware and an MS in science journalism from...Read more

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