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Temperature in Battery Development

Temperature in Battery Development

Why do electric vehicles heat up the battery before a fast-charging session but run cooling systems while cruising? Why do EVs lose range in the cold winter months – and how can QuantumScape’s battery technology overcome these challenges? In this post, we’ll take a...

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The Problem with Sulfides

The Problem with Sulfides

We are often asked about the basic chemistry of solid-state battery materials. Specifically, what’s the composition of your solid electrolyte, and why did you choose that material over others? The electrolyte has a straightforward role in all types of lithium-ion...

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How to Benchmark Solid-State Batteries

How to Benchmark Solid-State Batteries

Evaluating the performance of new technology can be challenging for experts and the public alike. Internal combustion engines have been around for more than a century, and by now, most people know how to compare them based on horsepower, torque, or fuel economy.

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Solid-State Battery Landscape

Solid-State Battery Landscape

Following the announcement of QuantumScape’s solid-state lithium-metal battery technology results in December 2020, there has been a lot of excitement in the industry related to the potential of this new technology and the impact it could have on the automotive EV powertrain.

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