IBM RESEARCH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY IBM RESEARCH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Battery 500 project, IBM research. Electrochemical test cell for the Battery 500 experimental research project at the IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, USA. The project involves improving batteries used in electric cars. Started in 2009, the project aims to develop a new type of lithium-air battery technology to improve energy density tenfold and increase the amount of energy such batteries can generate and store. Photographed in 2011.
Model release not required. Property release not required.