When batteries go bang!

Wed 6 Sep • 13:30 – 14:30

Gardner Tower • Attenborough Centre
University of Sussex

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  • Engineering Scientific Section
  • Suitable for: 16+

    First commercialised in 1990, lithium-ion batteries have transformed modern life through their ubiquitous application in power-hungry consumer electronics. Recently, the safety of these batteries has been called into question, with high profile failures in phones and aircraft. Explore what can go wrong with Paul Shearing and hear the latest breakthroughs in battery technology.

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