Posted on April 19, 2013 11:15 am

Memory Effect Discovered In Lithium-Ion Batteries

from the a-little-less dept.

Lithium-ion batteries have long been thought to be free of the memory effects of other rechargeable batteries. However, this appears to be not the case. Scientists at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, together with colleagues from the Toyota Research Laboratories in Japan have now discovered that a widely-used type of lithium-ion battery has a memory effect.