Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!



This is an article excerpt. Please register to view the entire article.
Learn more about membership benefits or join and become a member today!

Revolutionary Battery to Power Marine Robots
Lithium seawater battery
Lithium-seawater batteries commercially available within a year
By RBR Staff


Lithium is already widely used in batteries because it is lightweight and has a high electrochemical potential. This potential allows it to generate in excess of 3 volts compared with 2 volts for lead-acid batteries and 1.5 volts for zinc-carbon cells. Today’s lithium batteries pack plenty of energy by weight: around 400 watt-hours per kilogram compared with 100 Wh/kg for alkaline batteries and 40 Wh/kg for lead-acid batteries.

This is a preview article. Please register to view the entire article.

Get started
Create your membership.
Already a member?





Comments
No comments yet. Be the first to post a comment.

Name:

Email:


View comment guidelines

Remember me

Notify me of follow-up comments?






BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost