The secondary battery is one of the core items and technologies for supporting future energy savings. Currently the best secondary battery is a lithium-ion battery, however, there are still critical challenges in attempts to reduce charging time and with high voltage charges.

A few days ago, a research group from the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University and the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) announced that they have developed a new type of electrolyte that could solve the above lithium-ion battery issues.