http://spectrum.ieee.org/energy/renewab ... um-battery
Materials scientists at MIT report that they’ve invented a new kind of lithium-ion battery that can fully charge or discharge in seconds instead of minutes.
Even more interesting is the dispute about it ...
http://spectrum.ieee.org/energy/the-sma ... s-disputed
A new material enabling lithium-ion batteries to charge in just 10 to 20 seconds is either too good to be true or more than 10 times better than advertised. Those are the battle lines in a dispute that’s been erupting since late May among battery researchers over whether the material has the potential to transform the usability of electric vehicles (EVs).