U.S. Navy Tracking Lithium Batteries For Safer Storage

U.S. Navy engineers are using high-speed video of failing lithium-ion batteries to help design safe battery enclosures on ships, the service says. When lithium-ion batteries fail, the cells may vent or explode, and if the resulting gas expands fast enough, a shock wave forms as it moves away from...

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