15 Jun 2020

Lithium-ion Batteries: Timeline

Since the invention of the lithium-ion battery (LIB) in the 1980s and the subsequent commercialisation by Sony in 1991, the development was first driven by consumer electronics and later adopted…

12 Jun 2020

Lithium-ion Batteries (LIB): Opportunities and Threats

Over the last two decades, LIB technology has been used in the defense sector for underwater applications such as conventional submarines, special force delivery vehicles, UUVs, and torpedoes. Despite wide…

04 Jun 2020

Lithium-ion Batteries: Weaknesses

Safety concerns persist for lithium-ion battery storage. The electrodes can decompose at elevated temperatures and under overcharging or discharging conditions. At short to moderate periods of storage durations, lithium-ion batteries…