Further work on liquid metal batteries

February 13, 2012

Professor Donald Sadoway and Materials Processing Center Research Affiliate David Bradwell observe one of their small test batteries in the lab. The battery itself is inside the heavily insulated metal cylinder at center, which heats it to 700 degrees Celsius.	 Photo: Patrick Gillooly

Prof. Don Sadoway and David Bradwell, MEng ’06, PhD ’11, are making progress towards a goal of inexpensive grid-scale batteries that could help make intermittent renewable energy sources viable.  See the MIT News Office for the full story or see their JACS paper.

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